‘The Agent Life’ Blog

Nekst is about more than building a great real estate application. It’s about giving agents balance – in their work and in their personal lives. ‘The Agent Life’ Blog is about real ways for agents to be better in their work and private lives using best practices and key tools, just like Nekst. Welcome to ‘The Agent Life’!

6 ‘OLD SCHOOL’ REAL ESTATE TACTICS TO DITCH IMMEDIATELY

6 ‘OLD SCHOOL’ REAL ESTATE TACTICS TO DITCH IMMEDIATELY

I’m both a millennial and a real estate agent, so I have the unique viewpoint of witnessing first hand the differences between…

YES, YOU SHOULD GIVE UP PART OF YOUR COMMISSION TO CLOSE THAT SALE. HERE IS WHY.

YES, YOU SHOULD GIVE UP PART OF YOUR COMMISSION TO CLOSE THAT SALE. HERE IS WHY.

We’ve all experienced this situation before. You’ve put forth months of time and effort to get a deal closed and you’re days…

SECRETS TO REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATING FROM A TOP AGENT

SECRETS TO REAL ESTATE NEGOTIATING FROM A TOP AGENT

Agents come in all shapes and sizes.  I find that each one falls into one of these three categories: Marketer, Administrator or…

HOW DO I QUIT MY JOB AND BECOME A REAL ESTATE AGENT?

HOW DO I QUIT MY JOB AND BECOME A REAL ESTATE AGENT?

I get this question a lot from friends who are frustrated with their current 9-5 job and looking for a change.  Thanks…

6 REASONS REAL ESTATE CAN’T BE ‘UBERED’

6 REASONS REAL ESTATE CAN’T BE ‘UBERED’

As seen on Inman.com    Takeaways: The hot trend right now is to be the Uber of something and completely disrupt an…

THE BEST EMAIL SOLUTION SINCE GMAIL

THE BEST EMAIL SOLUTION SINCE GMAIL

I have a long history with Gmail and an even longer history trying to avoid paying for software to run my business.…

HOW TO KEEP YOUR SPOUSE AND KIDS HAPPY AS A BUSY PROFESSIONAL

HOW TO KEEP YOUR SPOUSE AND KIDS HAPPY AS A BUSY PROFESSIONAL

There’s the old phrase “if you love what you do, you’ll never work a day in your life.”  Well I might see…

HOW REJECTION WILL FIX THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

HOW REJECTION WILL FIX THE REAL ESTATE INDUSTRY

Today I lost my first paying customer at Nekst.  I’ve had a good run with a large number of people paying for…

THIS IS WHEN YOU SHOULD HIRE YOUR FIRST REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT

THIS IS WHEN YOU SHOULD HIRE YOUR FIRST REAL ESTATE ASSISTANT

I get this question a lot, “how successful do I need to be before I hire an assistant”?  The majority of Realtors…

HOW TO BUILD YOUR REALTOR DATABASE IN LESS THAN 1 HOUR

HOW TO BUILD YOUR REALTOR DATABASE IN LESS THAN 1 HOUR

A realtor’s database is the most valuable tool in their business yet the majority of agents out there don’t have one or…

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