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10/22/2019

1:03 Minute Read. 

Agents need brokers. And brokers need agents. Each brings value to the other. It’s a symbiotic relationship. When it’s in balance, it can be wonderful. When it’s out of balance, it can be wildly awesome…but for who?

sym·bi·o·sis:
a mutually beneficial...

10/09/2019

3:42 Minute Read. 


If you thought greeting a client was simply saying “Hi”! – you’d be wrong. Listing property is both art and science. A successful greeting will set the stage for a signed listing agreement later. There is plenty of relational science going on here, s...

09/24/2019

1:33 Minute Read. 

I can admit when I’m wrong. 

For years I’ve encouraged agents to take a shotgun approach to their marketing efforts. You know, spray and pray. Like a shotgun that spreads tiny pellets over a large area, I thought doing the same with marketing would som...

09/11/2019

1:47 Minute Read. 

Last week, we celebrated our 36thwedding anniversary. Being married this long has taught us something important about marriage and being agents: 

The business of real estate can bring heavy wear and tear on any marriage. 

Don’t get us wrong: we love rea...

08/20/2019

1:12 Minute Read. 

When asked why the Zestimate is so far off from our CMA, the common response is “Zillow cannot see your home, neighborhood, your upgrades or smell your neighbor’s cat’s litter box.” That may be changing. New technology has arrived that will shake up o...

08/06/2019

1:47 Minute Read.

It all starts with your home office.

Smarter agents develop peak performance skills and add more flexibility into their lives. The rest just hang around the office cooler and follow the herd. Old school brokers still promote office space, water coolers...

07/16/2019

1:43 Minute Read. 

He wants mid-century modern. She wants a 2 story colonial. And their agent just wants to earn a living. Getting a couple on the same page takes finesse. This little activity might work wonders. 

Getting a couple to agree often starts

with getting them...

07/02/2019

1:29 Minute Read. 

You can build a perfect, irresistible listing presentation. Like an athlete in the zone, you can walk into any listing appointment with the confidence of certain success. Here’s how:

“Really, don’t you wish 
you could win every listing?”

Keeping in step...

06/18/2019

1:19 Minute Read. 

Imagine what real estate agents had to deal with prior to the Michigan Legislature creating the Seller Disclosure Act in 1993. 

Everything was handled verbally.

Buyers had a question about the condition of a property. They passed the question to their a...

05/22/2019

1:01 Minute Read. 

I don’t want to claim that being a broker is somehow similar to being a parent. They are completely different. However, there is one unmistakable similarity. 

Our sons have finally reached adulthood and over the years we’ve tried to instill basic truth...

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When not mentoring newer agents or managing their brokerage Best Homes of Michigan, you can find John and Ruthie on their sailboat SoulMate, somewhere on Lake Michigan. Contact: JT@grar.com OR Ruthie@grar.com

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