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Care About Your Community!

BOLDIES delivering turkeysUnderneath it all, real estate is about relationships and about people believing that you care about them and will do well by them.  What better way to show that then to be involved in your community, allowing people to see that for themselves.  Then, when they come to you about a real estate issue or transaction, they already see you as a caring, involved individual who just happens to be a real estate professional.  It truly doesn't matter what you choose to be involved in.  You can coach a t…

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What Are Buyers Really Looking For?

What are buyers really looking for in a house?  Of course, there are the staples we all think of, first and foremost being location, location, location.

There are also a certain number of bedrooms and bathrooms, maybe an open floor plan or granite countertops,  and the price is always a deciding factor, but there are other factors that clients may not even be aware of.

Is the house a true fit?  Many buyers subconsciously either love a  house, hate it, or are indifferent.  It could be associated wi…

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Command Your Brand for Less than a Grand!

Agent RisingWhat does this mean?  This is Agent Rising's 7 Strategies for Success for New Agents.

This includes Serve, Start, Systemize, Support, Stay, Strengthen, and  Sell!

Why are You Here/

In 2011, Massachusetts Association of Realtors completed a survey.

The results found were that a high number of Realtors left before a  three year period.

Many newer Realtors asked for more New Agent Training.

This resulted in a Strategic Pan for a Mentor Program with New Agent Training.

Every week we'll talk about one of th…

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Be Wary of Internet Hoaxes and Scams!

Agent Rising BlogInternet Scams and Hoaxes are Rampant today. There are viruses which come in the form of an e-mail from someone you "may" know, hoaxes which could be chain letters, false virus alerts, and scams asking you to visit a site and confirm your account information in order to receive money.

A common type of scam is a fake e-mail from a bank, or other reputable source asking you to visit a website and enter personal information. Scammers take a lot of time to make these e-mails look professional, and th…

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The Power of Google Drive!

agent rising with googleWhat is Google Drive and how can it make you a better agent? Well, Google Drive is a system to help you organize your paperwork and have it available on the Google Cloud and accessible from any of your devices at any time.

Paperless is the new catchword and Google Drive can help you achieve this. It goes hand in hand with GMail and is very easy to use. When you start your paperwork with a new client, whether it be a buyer or seller, you can open a new folder on your Google Drive with the address…

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So You Think You'd Like to be A Real Estate Agent?

Agent RisingSo you think you'd like to be a Real Estate Agent? Agent Rising Real Estate School will be starting a new Real Estate Class on April 14th. The course includes 40 hours of classroom time on Monday and Thursday nights from 5-9 pm. A new feature will include New Agent Training to really start you on your real estate career. The cost for the course is $397. The classes will be held at The Bold Welcome Center, 145 Fairhaven Rd. Mattapoisett, MA. Where else can you start a new career with 40 hours of…

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Buying a Home in the Coming Year?

Agent risingAre you thinking of buying a new home in the next year?  Here are some tips to keep you on track.  The year before you buy a new home is a very stressful time. This is a major decision and a life-changing event.

You should be looking into what kind of loan you will be using with your bank or mortgage company and  getting a pre-approval, so you will know what you can afford and what price range you will be looking in.

A lender is always looking for stability, so switching jobs or changing banks can…

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Destination Southcoast Launch Party!

destination southcoast wanderer.inddPlease join us on Tuesday, April 8th from 6-8 PM for our launch party. Beyond Bold Media is launching a new venture called Destination Southcoast that will increase the customers for businesses on the South Coast using hyperlocal and reputation marketing.  We have developed an online presence and marketing tool kit to help local businesses stimulate the kinds of web reviews that customers are  looking for now before making their buying decisions. Using our approach, you can influence your reputa…

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Real Estate Photo Tips!

photosandvideosNot everyone is a professional photographer, but here are some tips for taking professional-looking real estate photos. Take a photo of the outside of the house from the front. Keep the house front and center. You can include an attached garage, but try to keep the house the main feature. Make sure you include the whole house, top to bottom. If you are too close, they may be unsure of the actual size of the house. If you are too far away, the house appears tiny and insignificant as opposed to t…

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What is Destination Southcoast?

destination southcoast logoWhat is Destination Southcoast? Destination Southcoast was created by Beyond Bold Media as a method of getting your reviews on multiple sites so that people can find them on the web when they are looking. They offer a free directory and then offer opportunities for you to get your message out there depending on what your budget is and what your needs are.

Why is this important? Online reviews are part of reputation management and online reviews are driving the buying decisions of our consumers…

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