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Where Does Your Business Need Help Most?

Quick… rate your business in each of these 5 categories on a scale of 1-10: Marketing & Lead Generation Lead Conversion Productivity Hacks Teams Coaching & Acceleration In my 30+ years of working with real estate professionals, these five topics have repeatedly emerged as the most crucial to agents’ success. So… Where do you need […]


Striving for a Green Beret Standard

I think it’s safe to assume you’re reading this because you strive to be the best, right? As a real estate professional? In life? To be the best YOU you can be? Good. Then here’s my question for you: Are you modeling your behaviors on the “best” role models? Like, say, a Green Beret? Not […]


Coaching and Training – What’s The Difference?

By: Mark Johnson – Head Coach Coach Mark is Tom’s senior executive for coaching services and provides leadership to all of Tom’s 150+ coaches.   You’ve probably heard of getting training in real estate, but what about coaching? Although most people would use the terms interchangeably there is actually a difference… This difference can make […]


5 Ways Brokers Can Empower and Inspire Agents

In this post I share with you not only the top 5 ways brokers can empower & inspire their agents but also the 6 biggest mistakes brokers can make that create disempowered, mediocre agents. As you read through each, keep the following in mind: How many agents you have What percentage of your agents are not maximizing their potential? […]


Why You Should Track and Measure Performance

We emphasize the importance of planning, routines, and strategies in our training and coaching. Making a habit of the Hour of Power or 5-5-4 is a great way to increase your lead conversion rate. Adopting a new technology, such as video marketing, is another way to up your business. The next step, after you’ve implemented […]


3 Questions All Successful Agents Ask Themselves

Real estate is a very competitive industry and the rate of success is very slim. So what separates the best from the rest? Here are 3 simple questions all successful real estate agents ask themselves to elevate their business to the top!


Work By Design, Not Default

One of my favorite mantras for success is “work by design, not by default.” A lot of agents today are running their businesses without a plan and are going whichever way the wind blows. Sustainable success doesn’t happen by accident, it’s achieved when you grab it by the horns and lead it! Here are 3 tips to have […]


5 Disciplines of Highly Successful Real Estate Agents

On TV, they make real estate look like a cake walk… well it kind of is if you do the right disciplines in place. Here are 5 disciplines successful agents do to list more homes, close more deals and stand out from your competition! Top 5 Disciplines All Agents Should Have 1. Have a Positive Mindset. From the […]


How To Break Into The High-End – Luxury Real Estate Market

Coach  Marianne Curran So you’ve decided to go after higher price point homes, high-end or even luxury homes… now what? Do you know what steps you need to take to make this happen? Here are 7 tips for you to break into the high-end market of real estate. 


Are You Interested Or Committed to Your Business? – #TomFerryShow

Interested or committed?… People often say they are willing to do whatever it takes to reach their goals, but their actions tell a different story. Use these tips to commit yourself to success!  Go to (0:54) to discover the difference between being interested and being committed Go to (3:34) for why it’s important to have […]


Get More Business From Your Database

One of the best resources for business is referrals from your database but most agents aren’t utilizing this resource effectively. Don’t be that person that is staring at your phone or computer waiting for referrals to come through. Here are tips to manage your contacts and get more referrals from your database!


Are You Tough Enough For Real Estate? – #TomFerryShow

Are you cut out for real estate? Do you have what it takes to make it in this competitive industry? When you feel like giving up, don’t be a quitter! Use these tip to build a powerful mindset and succeed in real estate! Go to (2:19) for tips on how you should start your morning powerfully […]


How to Build a Successful Real Estate Business – #TomFerryShow

What every agent should aim for is steady and constant growth. But for some real estate agents, they experience the high-high-low effect because they don’t have a plan and are not adapting to change. If agents took one hour a week to work on their businesses, they can grow by design instead of leaving it […]


5 Reasons Why New Agents Fail in Real Estate

 By Coach Doug Hannan Everyone gets into this wonderful business for one reason or another, hoping to rise to great levels of success. Unfortunately, a large group will not do well and will be forced out of the industry within the first year. Here are 5 reasons why this might happen and what you can […]


Words that Sell In Real Estate! – #TomFerryShow

  When it comes to selling in real estate, the words you use and how you use them matters. Are you saying enough of the right things to get buyers and sellers to work with you? Here are 3 tips to communicate better and sell more! Go to (0:28) to learn how to communicate effectively […]


Daily Schedule for Successful Real Estate Agents – #TomFerryShow

Having a breakthrough in your career is not an easy feat! It’s about dedicating time and focus on your business. And those aren’t the only elements that help drive to your breakthrough. Designing your career path is a vital step towards achieving your goals. Whether you’re a veteran or brand new to the industry, it’s […]


How Important is Charm in Real Estate? – #TomFerryShow

There’s a lot of competition in any industry, but especially in real estate. So when you are up for a listing against an agent with the same suggested listing price, same commission rate, and same marketing… who gets the listing? That’s when charm comes into play. It’s a huge factor that buyers and sellers consider […]


Throw a Mega Open House And Gain More Connections

Real estate has always been a competitive game, and the agent with the best strategy is the one who’s going to close the best deals. One of the new moves in home selling is the “mega open house”. This is your broker’s open house…on steroids. Seriously, do it up! Is a Mega Open House REALLY […]


7 Steps To Generate More Business In Real Estate – #TomFerryShow

  One of the biggest problems agents face today is converting leads. With all the resources available to us, generating leads is no longer an issue. The difference between agents converting 2 leads and converting 15 leads is their ability to follow up. Check out these 7 ways to convert more leads and do more […]


Rapid Fire Q&A On All Things Real Estate – #TomFerryShow

Thank you for tuning into the #TomFerryShow every week and helping us hit 2 million YouTube views! To celebrate, I asked you to send me the most pressing questions you had on real estate so I can do a rapid fire Q&A session for this week’s video (#FanTakeOver). Check out some of the great highlights: (1:20) […]


Top 10 Tips for New Agent Success

Getting started in real estate means getting a whole lot of pieces to fit together. The most important thing is to set goals and make plans to reach them. My Top 10 Tips For New Agent Success 1. Commit to your goals. This may sound obvious, but if you have the mindset that you WILL […]


8 Signs It’s Time To Grow Your Real Estate Team – #TomFerryShow

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to go from a solo agent to a team? Or what about adding one more person to your existing team? Here are 8 signs that you are ready to grow your real estate business and tips to making the right hires! Go to (1:22) to know […]


Create An #Unstoppable Mindset

Successful Real Estate agents will tell you that to be successful, you have to have the right mindset. I want you to have an unstoppable mindset! Start by following these super quick and easy steps everyday to get yourself pumped up about your business.


Be An #Unstoppable Prospector

If you’re not picking up the phone everyday to prospect, I want to know why. Is it that you have a fear of being rejected? Are you making excuses? Are you procrastinating or just flat out avoiding the task of picking up the phone and calling potential clients? Whatever the reason, just follow these 5 tips […]


How to Exponentially Increase Productivity

It’s hard to believe how fast 2015 is going–it’s already June! While time is flying, it’s not too late to take a proactive approach to increase productivity in your business for the rest this year. First of all, think about how you spend your time. For one week, keep track of what you’re doing and […]


How To Prepare For The Auction Platform

By Coach Larry White I was once told that the only thing consistent in our real estate market is change. Think about the cycles that we have seen in the last 10 years of real estate, what do you think the next 10 years will bring? Do you think it will stay a traditional buyer’s […]


10 Tips For Booking More Real Estate Appointments – #TomFerryShow

There is no room for excuses in this market…only opportunity. So why aren’t you an unstoppable prospector? In this episode of the #TomFerryShow, I give you a step-by-step strategy to dominating phone calls. Make sure to pay attention to these key points: Go to (1:11) to hear why agents fails at prospecting Go to (2:25) […]


5 Reasons Why Agents Fail In Real Estate – #TomFerryShow

  Go to (0:33) on why agents fail in real estate Go to (2:56) to discover the top sources for lead generation Go to (7:03) to hear what lead gen systems are right for you The economy is great and homes are selling quickly, so why is it that agents are still failing out of […]


9 Ways To Save Time and Earn More Money – #TomFerryShow

  What’s the one thing everyone always wants more of? It’s actually a tie… time and money! Here are 9 habits that will help you to gain more time back or make money, or ideally both! Go to (1:58) to discover the benefits of being a morning person Go to (3:59) to hear about what I call […]


How to Create a Google Map of Your Sold Homes

Mapping Your Deals, Your Leads, and More…. by Coach Jeff Thibodeau Realtors, more than anyone, live in a geographic based business. We tell our clients all the time – location, location, location – yet when it comes to analyzing our own business most of us have no idea how to get data onto a map. […]


Hour of Power: Connect, Converse, Convert!

We know that one of the keys to success is good habits and routines. One habit I encourage all of my coaching clients to develop is what I call the Hour of Power or the Daily 5-5-4. This is something I talk about a lot, because I have seen how agents who embrace this habit […]


8 Ways To Win The Listing! – #TomFerryShow

Don’t forget to check out these main take-a-ways from this weeks episode: Go to (1:10) to hear the minimum requirements you should be looking for when picking a geographic farm Go to (5:07) to optimize your Facebook ads and landing pages to generate more leads Go to (10:34) to learn a killer strategy to turn […]


3 Reasons Why Your Sellers Should Be At Their Open House | #TomFerryShow

  Go to (0:54) to learn what I call a “Mega Open House” Go to (2:50) for 3 tips on how to successfully market your “Mega Open House” Go to (6:37) on how to get 3-5 listing leads at your next open house! Hey, everybody. Welcome to the Tom Ferry Show episode 13. So, the spring […]


5 Steps Every Real Estate Pro Needs to Build a Social Media Community

Social media has revolutionized the way we socialize, shop, and do business. Authority and credibility in life and real estate are no longer built simply on sheer numbers – having the most clients, the highest sales, the biggest market share. The thought leaders of today build their credibility in a social media community, as well.


7 Ways To Seize All Your Real Estate Opportunities – #TomFerryShow

  Don’t miss out on our 3 main points from this episode! Go to (1:11) to learn how to be unstoppable and resourceful  Go to (2:35) for 7 helpful tips that will lead you to taking advantage of the wave of opportunity  Go to (8:38) to hear about our upcoming Success Summit in San Diego, CA Hey […]


3 Actions to Give Your Business a Boost – #TomFerryShow

  Don’t miss these key take-a-ways when watching this weeks episode: Go to (2:56) to find out your unique number of conversations, appointments, and transactions to achieve your goals Go to (5:17) on what I call the Power of Right Focus Go to (9:18) for 3 actions you should take immediately to make sure you […]


How To Break Into The Luxury Market | REal Success Episode 7

  Go to (5:18) to learn how to break into the luxury market Go to (9:09) to discover the difference between selling the luxury market and selling the normal market Go to (24:35) to hear how to go after high end listings as a new agent in the luxury market Today we have Wendy Walker […]


10 Ways To Improve Your Listing Presentation – #TomFerryShow

Go to (1:47) to hear about a “coming soon” listing video strategy that will create a high degree of separation between you and your competitors Go to (7:44) to learn about the 3 price strategy of listing a home that helps you build massive rapport with potential sellers Go to (9:32) to learn how to […]


Real Estate’s Most Influential List and Trends Report: Swanepoel Power 200

Once again Stefan Swanepoel has outdone himself with the 2015 Swanepoel Power 200 list and Trends Report. I’m highly impressed that they were able to provide more research, more objective thinking and more vision about the future of the real estate industry. I’m honored to be listed as the #1 Coach in the thought leader […]


Top 5 Apps Every Real Estate Pro Needs

  Brown paper packages tied up with strings, these are a few of my favorite…. Apps! Being in the heart of the technology capital of the world, Silicon Valley, it’s hard not to have a pulse on the popular apps being used in Real Estate. So for those of you wondering what cool apps are out […]


How to Build Memorable Connections Within Your Sphere

Are you taking the time to create memorable moments with your sphere of influence? Remember last March when Ellen DeGeneres organized a celebrity selfie at the 2014 Academy Awards? It was a show-stopping moment that generated excitement and created engagement worldwide. It was also a classic move by Ellen on how to build concrete connections […]


Top 10 Ways to Use Video to Grow Your Business

  Video is one of the most efficient and effective ways to stay in touch with your clients. Videos are easier and more cost-effective to produce than they have ever been, allowing you to stay in front of your clients. Top 10 Ways to Use Video to Increase Transactions and Client Relationships