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Listing presentations: Agents sometimes lose confidence (7/31/2017)
Even top agents get discouraged after losing one or two listings to a competitor, but it’s important to identify potential problems, bounce back and try again.

What if a FSBO seller asks you to cut your commission? (7/25/2017)
FSBO sellers aren’t bound by licensing agreements or broker-to-broker compensation rules and may ask for a commission cut. What should a buyer’s agent do?

Does the inability to say ‘no’ cost you money? (7/17/2017)
Many agents ignore “opportunity costs.” Overpriced listings, for example, take time and money away from activities that are more likely to generate income.

What technology can't do for your real estate biz (6/21/2017)
While technology is essential, real estate pros know that great communications and ‘people’ skills, like common courtesy and proper grammar, are key to success.

Fla. businesses to see reduced biz rent tax in 2018 (5/25/2017)
Gov. signs HB 7109 that reduces Fla.’s business rent tax. 2017 Pres. Maria Wells says it “puts $61M back in the hands of businesses to grow and hire more people.”

Reject the fear of rejection (5/24/2017)
Fear can be good. If afraid, you’re probably on the right path, pushing boundaries to learn, improve and reach goals. But how you handle fear is also important.

Dear small biz: What are your financing needs? (5/10/2017)
The U.S. consumer bureau calls small business lending “inconsistent and incomplete,” and its new “Request for Information” hopes to uncover needs and challenges.

Survey: Small biz owners excited about the future (5/5/2017)
A biannual survey of small business owners finds that they’re pumped about the future, with optimism hitting its highest point in the survey’s 15-year history.

Fake listing scam still going strong (5/5/2017)
Highlands County Realtors have seen a surge in scammers who steal their listing details and photos, and then advertise it on Zillow as a discounted rental.

Want to grow your business? 3 financial strategies (5/5/2017)
Brokers who want to expand into new markets or Realtors ready to start their own business should start early to consider the financial requirements of doing so.

Commission income hard on a family budget (5/1/2017)
Monthly planning isn’t tough, but business cycles create problems. Commission earners get comfy with two strong years then have trouble when leaner years follow.

‘Workforce quality’ the top Fla. small biz concern (4/26/2017)
A Florida Chamber of Commerce survey finds small businesses most concerned with the quality of their workforce, followed by gov’t regulations and healthcare.

Scam alert: Never say the word ‘yes’ when robocall rings (3/29/2017)
If a caller says, “Can you hear me?” right away, don’t say “yes.” Scammers can record that one word and use it later to authorize fraudulent charges via telephone.

57% of sellers tried to negotiate your commission last year (3/15/2017)
Millennials (66% of them) topped the list of groups trying to negotiate real estate agent commissions last year, according to a Redfin survey. But every group appears to be negotiating more: In June 2016, only 52% tried it.