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Economic Challenges for Commercial Real Estate Industry

With stocks bouncing all over the place, the US housing market in a perceived bubble, and rising interest rates, things are looking shaky.  What does this means in the commercial real estate industry? Economic crash – Let’s be doomsayers for a minute and say the US economy crashes – it happens a lot!  I remember [...]

By |2018-04-19T18:13:46+00:00April 11th, 2018|Success Tips|Comments Off on Economic Challenges for Commercial Real Estate Industry

Prepping for the Next Bear Market

The latest market instability awoke us all from a “bull market slumber.”  You know what I’m talking about.  That vague belief that everything is going perfect and will indefinitely rise.  We all know this is dead wrong.  In 2006, we all hoped the good times would last forever!  We told ourselves, "It’s not like the [...]

By |2018-02-18T21:26:04+00:00February 18th, 2018|Success Tips|Comments Off on Prepping for the Next Bear Market

Riding the Ups and Downs of the Commercial Real Estate Market

It’s pretty ironic that I wrote Thriving in a Volatile World two-weeks before the stock market lost $945 billion of its market value (Feb 2018).  I feel like we all need the Hitchhikers Guide to the galaxy with “Don’t panic” written on the cover.  But seriously…don’t panic! Surviving a bear market.  Bear markets (stocks declining [...]

By |2018-02-05T19:47:03+00:00February 5th, 2018|Success Tips|Comments Off on Riding the Ups and Downs of the Commercial Real Estate Market

Killing the Golden Goose to Collect the Eggs

I’ve personally been struggling with work-style of “burning the candle at both ends”.  After-all, that’s what every “future millionaire” article says to do.  Even Forbes did a story, “Want to Succeed in 2017?  Work Harder Than Everyone Else.”   The business celebrities work on Sundays.  Countless “make more money” articles focus on more working hours to [...]

By |2017-08-16T17:17:17+00:00August 14th, 2017|Brandy's Thoughts, Success Tips|1 Comment

11 Ways to Get Commercial Real Estate Sales Leads

Getting commercial real estate sales leads can be time consuming and tricky.  Here are 11 great ways to get commercial real estate sales leads in your area. 1. Word of Mouth. Family, friends and current clients are a great way to spread the word on your services. Consider leaving some of your personal contacts a [...]

By |2017-11-21T17:45:54+00:00March 21st, 2017|Lead Generation, Success Tips|Comments Off on 11 Ways to Get Commercial Real Estate Sales Leads

6 Multiple Income Stream Ideas for Commercial Real Estate Agents

One of the not-so-obvious secrets of the wealthy is the creation of multiple income streams.  Many income streams keep you insulated from dips and pauses that come from owning your own brokerage or being and independent agent.  Increasing your monthly income significantly might only be achieved by diversifying the way you make money. 1) Writing [...]

By |2016-11-28T19:09:55+00:00November 28th, 2016|Success Tips|Comments Off on 6 Multiple Income Stream Ideas for Commercial Real Estate Agents

7 Ideas for your Commercial Real Estate Advertising

1. Local online directories. Most of your web traffic will come from local visitors looking for commercial real estate businesses in their area.  Sign your business up for Yelp, Yahoo! Local and Google Maps. Are you an individual agent? Consider getting a UPS box. This will give you a business mailing address (avoid broadcasting your [...]

By |2017-11-08T22:07:17+00:00March 29th, 2016|Success Tips|2 Comments

4 Easy Commercial Real Estate Marketing Tips

I hate it when things are difficult. I know you do too. Let’s focus on a few things we can do that will be easy and profitable. Gathering leads information, hiring a virtual assistant to research those leads, and finally contacting those leads. It sounds difficult and time consuming, but I’ll make it easy on [...]

By |2017-11-08T21:52:38+00:00February 23rd, 2015|Success Tips|Comments Off on 4 Easy Commercial Real Estate Marketing Tips

3 Reasons Why Commercial Real Estate will be HOT in 2015 and 2016

Back in 2008, the downturn took a many of us by surprise. Even I, who was a doomsday believer from the start, sitting behind a stats screen (I worked in market research, specializing in the new home sales) watching $100k houses be sold for $250k I knew it wouldn’t last…but I never knew it would [...]

By |2016-11-19T22:02:14+00:00December 1st, 2014|Success Tips|Comments Off on 3 Reasons Why Commercial Real Estate will be HOT in 2015 and 2016

How to Build an Effective Commercial Real Estate Team

Professor Jim Collins suggests getting the "right people on the bus and the wrong people off the bus" is critical in the long-term success of your company or team.  But how is that done in practical application? I'll explore five ways to ensure your commercial real estate bus is filled with the right people. Knowing [...]

By |2016-11-21T16:29:48+00:00November 24th, 2014|Success Tips|Comments Off on How to Build an Effective Commercial Real Estate Team