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Dressing for the Part - The Agent’s Outfit

posted onJanuary 11, 2019
by Eve Ami

Have you ever been told that you should “dress for the job you want?” Many times, the clothes you wear to work make a big impact on how others perceive you. This is even more accurate for real estate agents as the clients you meet may only see you a limited number of times and how you’re dressed will tell them a lot about who they’re potentially working with. With open houses, you'll likely only get one small window to impress a prospective client and if you're wearing your favorite hoodie and sneakers, you may not get to see those clients a second time.

6 Steps to Help You Achieve Your Goals

posted onJanuary 4, 2019
by Eve Ami

January often means reinvention, goal-setting, and exciting resolutions for many. Especially in business, the beginning of a new year offers fresh opportunities for growth - both personally and professionally! In order to accomplish this new growth, you must first set up goals.

We’re here to tell you that it’s possible to set a New Year’s resolution and follow through with it well before December rolls around again.

By following these six steps, you’ll be creating and accomplishing goals with ease.

How to Successfully Sell to Snowbirds

posted onDecember 21, 2018
by Eve Ami

As Baby Boomers get closer to retirement, more and more of them are looking to settle further south and out of colder northern states they may live in. Whether they’re looking for permanent or temporary housing, these “snowbirds” are a boost to many real estate markets in the warmer climates. Some of the most popular southern locations include Florida and Arizona, both for their lower land costs and their typically sunny climates, but snowbirds will consider a variety of southern states as well.

Food is Love: The CE Shop Cookbook

posted onDecember 14, 2018
by Eve Ami

The CE Shop Founder and Co-CEO Michael McAllister frequently says that “Food is love.” We believe that food has the ability to bring people together and share different perspectives and cultures. Especially around the holiday season, we get insights into family traditions and recipes that have been passed down through generations. This is why we asked members of The CE Shop team to share a recipe that is close to their hearts. We received so many delicious delicacies that we thought it was only fitting to share them with our students.

The Best Holiday Cookies to Feature at Your Open House

posted onDecember 6, 2018
by Eve Ami

Thanks to the holiday season, we get a whole month of sweets, treats, and homemade delicacies. There’s no better time to take advantage of the baking season and pass along some goodies - especially at an open house! If you want to provide a mouthwatering treat for your potential clients (one that won't leave a mess around the house you’re trying to sell), below are a few holiday cookie recipes that will leave a lasting impression in their memory but not on your floors.