December 15, 2018

Eat & Learn: What’s all the ‘Buzz’ about new construction? Matt Slutsky knows….

Word-of-Mouth Advertising, or Building Buzz on a Budget This month is all about coming up with more creative and cost effective ways to market listings. We are very very excited to have Matt Slutsky with us to speak about this topic that often eludes most of the people in our industry. Since launching in 2009, […]

Eat & Learn: Allan Dalton talks about Creating a Culture of Confidence

Creating a Culture of Confidence This month we are very lucky and excited to have Allan Dalton back to speak about a topic that is critical in any business role but even more so when we focus on real estate professionals – the role of confidence as it correlates to success. If one accepts the […]

Eat & Learn: Trevor Sumner Shares the Secrets of Hyper Local Marketing

This month we have entrepreneur and local content and marketing expert Trevor Sumner, President of LocalVox, discussing the smartest ways to “get local” for your business. Whether it’s content curation, local advertising or channel management Trevor has been fascinated by all of it his entire career. He will be offering his insights as to what […]

Eat & Learn: Tim Houston Shares Secrets to Serious Business Networking

This month we have bestselling author, Tim Houston, who is going to be speaking to us about No-Nonsense Networking: Transforming New Connections into Productive, Profitable and Prosperous Relationships. Tim is going to illustrate a number of basic and advanced, tried and true techniques that will show you how to better your business through networking and […]

Eat & Learn: Phil Thomas Di Giulio Illustrates How Video is a Must-Have

Phil Thomas Di Giulio from WellcomeMat will be joining us to speak about what’s happening in real estate video right now and how you can take advantage of the current demand for videos in your marketing efforts. Recently, Phil and WellcomeMat partnered with Sotheby’s to create a very sexy video channel and were also mentioned […]

Eat & Learn: Joe Charat Talks About What Goes Into Making Consumers (and Agents) Happy

This month we are lucky to have Joe speak to us about how real estate professionals assess renter and agent demands and deliver solutions based on those demands. Modern real estate agents, buyers, and renters expect more from the online real estate experience and industry websites need to constantly innovate and evolve in order to […]

Eat & Learn: Jill Vegas Talks About the Value of Making your Home Look Good

Fast and easy with a checklist of suggestions — from making the entryway welcoming, to the ultimate cook’s kitchen (without spending a bundle) and asking the all-important questions, is it a bath or a spa? Even the excellent concept of speed cleaning. And the best part, anybody (even the design-challenged) can do SPEED DECORATING. And […]

We brokers make too damn much money

There, I said it: Broker compensation is indefensible. An independent broker who is a friend of mine and I were having — how to put it? — a robust discussion at the last monthly meeting of the Lucky Strikers Social Media Club.  We talked about commissions (without violating anti-trust laws, heaven knows). I ventured an […]

Buyers can improve their cash flow easily

  Buyers can stretch their purchasing power with a simple change they often overlook. (Flickr photo by [email protected])   When contemplating the purchase of real estate, particularly in high-priced areas such as Manhattan, buyers often forget one useful way to boost their cash flow. The omission pivots on how much of a tax benefit they […]

Get the best from your broker

Going around in an amusement park, a dance floor or an athletic field makes sense. But it doesn’t when it comes to your broker. (Flickr photo by gaco79)   Congratulations, you decided that a real estate broker is the best way to find, negotiate for and ultimate purchase a new home. Well, I suppose you […]