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June 2016

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Your online profile is the first impression potential clients and referral agents have of you. It should be complete, accurate and full of keywords.

One of the most compelling reasons to fill out your profile page is so that you can boost your online presence through SEO, search engine optimization. With a complete profile, you benefit from all of the internet juice that our domain generates. With a complete profile page, you will rank higher in Google searches.

Think of your profile page as your introduction to the world. While you can’t shake every person’s hand individually, your profile page can. It’s what potential customers will use to get to know you, to decide if they want to do business

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Now that much of the dust has settled and the panic has waned, let’s take a look at what impact Britain’s exit from the European Union may have on the U.S. housing market.

The most immediate impact of Brexit will be on mortgage interest rates. Interest rates have remained at historic lows for the last several years. Contrary to what many experts believed, rates have remained low throughout the first half of 2016.

Possible impact of Brexit on mortgage rates?

In a recent article, the Washington Post explained:

“Brexit has spawned the recent bout of volatility in global financial markets. That has anxious investors scurrying for safety -- and few assets are safer than U.S. Treasuries. High demand for government debt pulls down

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Join us this weekend as we sit down with the CEO of Keller Williams, Chris Heller, and talk about what it took to become the CEO of the world's biggest real estate franchise. Tune in this Saturday (July 2nd, 2016) at 11am on KHVH 830AM.

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Who Is Chris Heller?

At the age of 20-years-old, Chris the college student obtained his real estate license. Chris has earned many titles and passed many milestones, he earned many titles like Rookie of the Year and then grew into being the top-producing agent in San Diego and was titled the #1 Keller Williams associate in all of North America, Chris has secured the respect of all colleagues and clients for

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We often cover higher level ways to grow your business, but the truth of the matter is there are small adjustments you can make to boost your business. If you’re a big picture person, remember details are crucial – make an effort to dig in and make necessary process shifts.

Let’s take a look at some simple activities you can add into your daily workflow that create maximum results:

Make a Call
Touch base by phone and be an active participant in building relationships with your sphere and past clients.  Your sphere and past clients are your best referral sources – use them. Consider this, if you’re already thinking you don’t have time.

In a 10 year study of over 6 million calls, it was found that:

  • There were 3.5 dials per
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CoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 92% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation, while 74% now actually have significant equity (defined as more than 20%)! The report also revealed that 268,000 households regained equity in the first quarter of 2016 and are no longer under water.

Price Appreciation = Good News for Homeowners

Frank Nothaft, CoreLogic’s Chief Economist, explains:

“In just the last four years, equity for homeowners with a mortgage has nearly doubled to $6.9 trillion. The rapid increase in home equity reflects the improvement in home prices, dwindling distressed borrowers and increased principal repayment.  

These are all positive factors that will provide support to both

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Realtor Magazine’s April issue reported Kapolei as a boom town. Our very own Kapolei is outperforming the rest of the nation!

Realtor Magazine reported Kapolei as a boom town.
”   When it comes to new home construction, job creation, and household growth, research shows that the 30 hottest zip codes will see the most growth in households. If you’re thinking about buying, selling, or investing, Kapolei is not only a great community in the state, it’s 17th in the nation. Read the entire article here!
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Many real estate agents struggle to keep in touch with their sphere of influence, and that’s not good. To get referrals and close warm leads, agents need to stay top-of-mind. Consistent marketing is key.

Try creating a monthly newsletter. It may sound old-fashioned, but newsletters work. It’s a way to show potential and past clients that you know your local market. It’s also a good way to make your name synonymous with real estate.

The key is to either email or snail mail a newsletter every month. This is the heart of a successful drip marketing campaign. Set-up a calendar of monthly mailings. Plan when you want to mail or email your newsletter each month, then do it every month. Marketing research shows it takes eight touches/mailings before a

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