Let Me Help You Avoid The Real Estate Rollercoaster – Episode #162

Let Me Help You Avoid The Real Estate Rollercoaster

“Neil, my real estate business has slowed down, what do I do?” Just this week, I have heard from 3-4 agents who feel defeated, and are noticing that the real estate rollercoaster has started to bring some extreme, unexpected dips. I know a few of you are terrified of this, so today I want to encourage you, and give you some rock-solid tips to avoid the extreme dips. Go back 90 days Ninety days ago, something happened to cause this unexpected dip you are experiencing right now. At the end of July, you may have taken a vacation, settled into your summer routine, did a few less open houses, or skipped your newsletter because you were in the middle of closing 3-4 deals. Things may have been crazy busy, so you let a few things slide off your plate. Now your plate is empty, and you are hungry. Before blaming the market, take a hard…

I Want To Help You Get Better At Real Estate Networking! – Episode #160

I Want To Help You Get Better At Real Estate Networking!

In the real estate industry, networking is the lifeblood for your business. If you are not a natural networker, this just might be the episode that you need to hear! If networking comes easy to you, this episode will also set you up for success! I have learned that networking is not just about the people you meet, but also about how much value you can bring to a conversation. I previously hated networking For a long time, I hated networking. I always thought real estate networking was just about how many people you can meet. I didn’t always want to talk to people, the ones I did talk to did not always turn into business, one and on…I read a quote on LinkedIn from Oleg Vishnepolsky that said “networking is not just how many people we meet, its how many people we help, recommend, and introduce to others.” I love this perspective, andI think this…

Overcoming The Fear Of Lack, And How To Build Relationships That Will Build Strong Business, Episode #159

Overcoming The Fear Of Lack, And How To Build Relationships That Will Build Strong Business, Episode #159

So many of you real estate agents are grinding and hustling all the time, but you are not taking care of your own minds. You are plagued with worry and stress, and your families, peace of mind and quality of life are suffering as a result. The truth is, it doesn’t have to stay this way. There has already been provisions made for your peace of mind, but it requires one simple action on your part. Fear is the root on anxiety So many agents I know are caught up in the fear of what they do NOT have, the money they are NOT making, on and on. They are riddled with thoughts that distract them, they drink way to much alcohol, and worry all the time. This worry then leads to a lack of action, which only compounds the problem. Fear is like paddling upriver in a canoe, but dragging an anchor behind you…

Are You Giving Your Real Estate Clients What They Really Want? Part 2 – Episode #158

Are You Giving Your Real Estate Clients What They Really Want? Part 2

Giving your real estate clients what they really want is a much better way to do business than just cold calling them to “stay in the loop.” This week on the OJ, we are going to take a closer look at what it means to provide value (even when you don’t have a house to sell yet), and why you NEED to be operating in a plan that is congruent with your strengths. If you are a new listener, or you have been a member of the OJ nation for a while, this episode delivers some powerful action steps you can start implementing today! Giving consumers what they want I know you have all used the lame follow-up call to stay connected to your clients. You know, the one where you call and say “ Hey, I just wanna stay in the loop.” You know it sounds lame, your clients know it’s lame, and there…

The Onion Juice Podcast Is Three Years Old!! – Episode #156

OJ 156

Today, the Onion Juice Podcast turns three years old! Episode 156…wow! Thanks to all of you who have made the OJ a regular part of your week, that means the world to me! Over the past three years, I have talked about a lot of different subjects, featured a lot of guests, and recorded so many fun moments. Today, I open up the juice bar for a few questions, and we go behind-the-scenes to talk about how I started the OJ, what the production looks like, and how I manage work, life, family, social media and the I Love Madison Show, all while still selling real estate! Juice Bar: How do I manage the thought that I can’t start a youtube channel because a competitor is doing the same thing in my area Nell, thanks for this question! You are looking at another real estate agent in your area who is (successfully) using YouTube to…