The Short List – Currently Available Topics

by Peter Thomas Ricci

Every week, we ask a real estate professional for their Short List, for three to 10 tips/recommendations on an essential topic in real estate.

Below, we have all the currently available Short List listed; if you would like to participate in The Short List, and one of the topics below appeals to you, please contact us at either 773-296-6001 or [email protected]. Also, click here to read past Short List features.

Customer Service

•How to meet the needs of the move-up homebuyer

•Top tips for helping clients with their rental budget set a budget?

•Best ways to work with out-of-town clients

•How to ensure that your clients are satisfied

•The best strategies for working with Millennials homebuyers and sellers

•The top ways to explain your value to consumers


Business Practices

•Top methods for selling new construction properties

•Best methods for developing great relationships with homebuilders

•The easiest ways to establish a sound work-life balance

•Simple strategies for staying alert and committed to your business

•Strategies for keeping busy in a slow market

•The top ways to become an effective communicator

•How to assemble the very best affiliates for your business

•Top strategies selling luxury in the new housing market

•Proven methods for reaching top-producer status

•Ways to manage challenging personalities in real estate

•Proven methods for showing homes in their best possible light

•Interesting, creative ways to approach your business

•Strategies for working through difficult negotiations

•Top ways that agents can save time in their business

•How to conduct an effective listing strategy



•The top websites for real estate marketing

•Methods for staying relevant in the Internet age

•The best methods for recruiting top talent for your office

•Unconventional networking spots for new clients

•Interesting ways to use Pinterest in your marketing efforts

•Simple ways to manage an effective Twitter feed

•Top tips for networking effectively with other real estate professionals

•How you can use a CRM effectively in your business

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  • Michael Barsky says:

    Methods for staying relevant in the Internet age – I am a rogue real estate guru. I am a Broker and I teach technology to Coldwell Banker and would be happy to write a column on this topic.

    I also have two super-cute shar-peis named Freddie Mac and Fannie Mae.

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