‘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’!

THE SECRET TO MAKING YOUR REAL ESTATE WEBSITE RANK ABOVE ZILLOW (AND EVERYTHING ELSE) IN GOOGLE

THE SECRET TO MAKING YOUR REAL ESTATE WEBSITE RANK ABOVE ZILLOW (AND EVERYTHING ELSE) IN GOOGLE

For the last couple years of my real estate career, I found myself in a two-way battle with Zillow for the #1…

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BRAND WHEN YOU TRANSITION TO A NEW REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR BRAND WHEN YOU TRANSITION TO A NEW REAL ESTATE BROKERAGE

The only thing consistent in real estate is change.   Agents change firms all the time.  Brokerages come and go, offering all…

OPEN HOUSES ARE STUPID AND HERE’S WHY…

OPEN HOUSES ARE STUPID AND HERE’S WHY…

After being in the business for nearly 10 years, I’ve held my share of open houses and have come to the conclusion…

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR LISTING ISN’T SELLING

WHAT TO DO WHEN YOUR LISTING ISN’T SELLING

Perhaps the price is wrong.  Perhaps the sellers aren’t willing to make a few repairs or improvements.  Perhaps the whole market is…

PROJECTING SUCCESS AS A NEW REAL ESTATE AGENT

PROJECTING SUCCESS AS A NEW REAL ESTATE AGENT

In real estate, there is a time to be “real” and a time to be a salesperson.  The fact that the majority…

HAPPY ASSISTANT = HAPPY BUSINESS: HOW TO MINIMIZE TEAM MEMBER TURNOVER

HAPPY ASSISTANT = HAPPY BUSINESS: HOW TO MINIMIZE TEAM MEMBER TURNOVER

Over the past 5 years I have seen several key support members leave my team.  Some decided to get into sales and…

HOW TO WIN EVERY LISTING APPOINTMENT

HOW TO WIN EVERY LISTING APPOINTMENT

From what I’ve come to learn being an agent for the past 9 years, most listing appointments with agents consist of a…

FIND YOUR MORNING MOTIVATION TO FIND YOUR DAILY ORGANIZATION

FIND YOUR MORNING MOTIVATION TO FIND YOUR DAILY ORGANIZATION

Since graduating college, I spent the first three years working in the corporate world before venturing out on my own to work…

HOW TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

HOW TO HIRE A REAL ESTATE VIRTUAL ASSISTANT

If you have stumbled upon this post, congratulations!  You are probably super busy and feeling overworked in your real estate business.  At…

NEKST HACK: USING AGENT PRO WITH A TEAM

NEKST HACK: USING AGENT PRO WITH A TEAM

I get this question a lot, “How can I use Nekst with the other people on my team?”  Well, the good news…

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