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Real Estate Success Rocks | Top Producing Agents Who Value Excellence, Personal & Professional Growth

I'm Patrick Lilly, the founder of Real Estate Success Rocks, an organization devoted towards assisting you in fulfilling your dreams in business and in life. We've partnered with REV, a select group of top producing agents, to bring you the best content in our industry specifying what works in today's market place and what does not, how you can grow your business on your terms, and be inspired to do more with your life. So what does success mean to you? And how do you create a meaningful life and business? For some it may be becoming the #1 agent in your market, for others it might be spending less time at work without comprising service or profit, or possibly it involves your personal or professional legacy. Through our podcasts we will explore relevant topics that inform, clarify and inspire while providing concrete tools and actions to achieve your unique goals. Our aim is to align your personal and professional lives to be in harmony, promoting true success and ultimately, true happiness.
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Dec 27, 2016

Dave and his team of 10 operate in the Charleston SC area. In 2016 they've made $55 million across 195 units sold. Today we're discussing organisational methods to generate consistent results. We'll be covering the systems and routines that make this work efficiently. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Daily
    The Miracle Morning
    Tell Me Something Good Call
    Dominate Your Day
    Daily Prospecting using Mojo
    Daily Follow Up
  • Weekly
    Pipeline Report
    List of Opportunities
    Hopper System
    Weekly 1 on 1
    Weekly team meetings - agenda
    Database marketing - The 70 Touch System
    Grading your business on a score card using quarterly look-backs

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Dec 20, 2016

Shawn has been in the business for 16 years, and in 2015, he and his team of 9 made $11.5 million over 53 sides. Today we're covering first time buyers, including how to help educate them on the process, and helping them through all the steps involved in buying a home. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Advantages of working with first time homebuyers
  • Developing and implementing a first time homebuyer program 
  • Use of pay per click targeted advertising on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Pushing down payment assistance
  • Guiding them through a simple 8 step process of "buying a home"
  • Homebuyer guide book
  • How the consultation goes.   

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Dec 13, 2016

Koki has been in the business for 10 years, and in 2015, he and his team of 6 made $42 million over 87 sides. Today's discussion is about sphere events, and how they can be used to build a network and community around your business. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Sphere events
  • What we do
  • Who we invite
  • How they affect our business

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Dec 6, 2016

Boomer is the President of Long & Foster real estate, and today's discussion revolves around a President of another kind.. We'll be discussing how President-Elect Trump's policies will affect the real estate market, and what you can do to prepare for the forthcoming changes. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Pro business policies
  • Simplified tax plan
  • De-regulation
  • Infrastructure development
  • Interest rates
  • Immigration
  • Tax reform
  • Privatization

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Nov 29, 2016

Ron has been in the business for 21 years, and in 2015, he and his team of 6 made $52 million over 72 closing. Ron's success in real estate was accelerated dramatically when he was chosen to take control of Peter Goss' established practice. Today's episode covers the in's and out's of buying other agents businesses, with the unique challenges and benefits that it brings. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Financial arrangements
  • Finding businesses to buy
  • Combining systems from multiple teams
  • Maximizing your business from a sellers perspective

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Nov 22, 2016

Alex specializes in residential property sales in the Greater Ann Arbor Area, Michigan. He has earned an extraordinary reputation selling real estate by combining his enthusiasm and passion for first class service with rigorous market research and the utmost respect for business ethics. Through his 16 years of experience, Alex has handled well over 2,000 property sales in which he has represented his clients through many difficult obstacles in a real estate transaction to ultimately end with a happy result of meeting his clients’ goals. Alex prides himself on his expert negotiating skills and considers this to be one of the greatest benefits to his clients.

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Starting at 18
  • Re-defining 'No'
  • Needing help
  • Long-term goals

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Nov 15, 2016

Nick Raithel is the creator of the '7 Hour Book', which is a service helping people to advertise themselves through writing a book. We'll be discussing the method behind this, and how story in general is a powerful tool for marketing and building relationships.

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Breaking through the clutter
  • Crafting your story
  • Attracting an audience
  • Turning your story into a book
  • Become more than just a realtor

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Nov 8, 2016

Sharon Mcrill runs a unique business helping people prepare their homes for sale, specifically when they have accumulated large quantities of useful, and not so useful items. Today we cover this not uncommon situation in real estate, and the guidance and services that Sharon offers.

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Dealing with hoarders
  • Estate sellers
  • Finding & returning money to the client
  • Preparing the property for sale

Links and resources mentioned in this episode.

  • bettybrigade.com

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Nov 1, 2016

Sacha Farmer has been in the business 8 years. In 2015, she and her team of 5 made $32 million over 85 units, within the Charlottesville area. Today's discussion is about time management, and the many systems she uses to keep on top of her tasks, and maintain a good work-life balance. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Daily schedule
  • Day of the week calls
  • Tuesday updates
  • Staff communications management
  • Google Voice number
  • Monthly marketing calendar
  • Systems for everything

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Oct 25, 2016

Rachel Adams has been in the business just 4 years, & in 2015, she and her team of 15 made $35 million over 135 units. The topic of today's conversation is the mindset Rachel had to become successful in such a short amount of time, and how she carefully manages her work life balance to achieve maximum efficiency and overall happiness. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Editing your peer group
  • The power of positive affirmations
  • Setting up personal boundaries
  • How to create a powerful morning routine

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Oct 18, 2016

Chad Michael Hoeppner is an expert in communications. Today we're discussing with him the topic of selling, and relating to clients in an authentic manner. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • What does authenticity in selling look like? 
  • The difference between input & output based spoken communication.
  • Why most feedback about selling and communication is not helpful. 
  • How to make it more helpful.
  • Drills and exercises to come across more authentically.

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Oct 11, 2016

Aaron McHugh knows the pressures of life all too well, having held several top positions in major organisations. Aaron writes a blog and has a podcast, Work Life Play, which we will be delving into with our conversation today. This episode is about emotional calories, and is based around a unique analogy, which Aaron uses to structure his life for greater happiness and success.  

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • What are emotional calories?
  • How does your body create, store & expend energy?
  • Emotional Cells require nutrients (soul food)
  • Emotional Depletion

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Oct 4, 2016

Josh Anderson has been in the business 10 years, and in 2015, he and his team of 13 made $80 million across 239 units. Today we're talking marketing, including client interaction and referrals. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Online marketing
  • Past client routine
  • Inside sales team
  • Outside referrals

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Sep 27, 2016

Today we're discussing life in the modern world, and the trials and tribulations associated with current events. In a change from the usual, we have Roberta Ross from Six Figure Real Estate Coach interviewing Patrick Lilly regarding some personal and lifestyle topics. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Using life experiences to grow 
     
  • Managing stress & anxiety
  • mantra's
  • Managing negativity and emotion from outside influences

Links and resources mentioned in this episode.

  • sixfigurerealestatecoach.com

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Sep 20, 2016

Ira Serkes is a man of many talents, including having a chemical engineering degree, 2 patents, being an expert marksman, photographer, and co-author of "How to Buy a House in California", now in it's 13th edition with 150,000 copies sold. Hes been in the business 32 years with a team of just two, he and his wife Carol. Last year they made $18 million over 18 sides. Today we're discussing how to manage your business to avoid problems and get more enjoyment from your life. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Balance Vs. Harmony

    Regret Minimization Framework

    Happy vs Big Producer

    Can't afford to take on a bad client

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Sep 13, 2016

Alex Cohen heads up the Commercial Division of Core in NYC, and today he's here to talk with us about referring clients to a commercial broker, where they can work with someone who specializes in that area, and receive the best service. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • How a residential broker benefits by referring business to a
    commercial broker
    What to offer vs. what to ask for
    Collaborative effort
    What's happening in the commercial sector
    Evaporation of work/living/leisure
    how are millennials affecting the marketplace
    5 top tips for success

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Sep 6, 2016

Frank Klesitz is a San Diego based real estate professional who now runs the company 'Get Vyral', who have a unique approach to marketing and lead generation. They distribute valuable informative videos, and then store and monitor client information in a database. Today we're discussing this systems based approach, and it's benefits over the traditional spam methods used to maintain contact with prospective buyers and sellers. 

 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • How to reconnect with your database
  • How to build your database
  • How to communicate with your database
  • How to work it proactively for business

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Aug 30, 2016

Knolly Williams took 21 listings during his first 74 days in the business, and more than 1000 listings during his first 10 years as an agent. He's also the author of 'Success With Listings', and our discussion today is about generating more listings and accelerating business growth. 

 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • The Secret Key to Generating 10 Listings a Month
  • The 3  Power Tools of a Mega Listing Agent
  • The 3 FREE Lead Sources of a Mega Agent

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Aug 23, 2016

Angela Raab is the Director of Agent Development and Technology Advancement for F.C. Tucker, and today she's here to discuss security measures that protect you and your clients money. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • The Holy Grail: Connect all the things
  • What are permissions?
  • Why do we care about permissions?
  • Why the sudden increase in attacks?
  • What are the penalties?
  • How to protect yourself and your clients 

Links and resources mentioned in this episode.

  • TalktoTucker.com

  • Twitter  @angela_raab

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Aug 16, 2016

Pei Lin Has been in the business 29 years, and operates a team of 4. In 2015, she sold 94 units, and won the 2015 GSAR Realtor Of The Year. Today we're talking about a task management site called Asana, that offers a wealth of advantages in organizing your time and keeping on top of your workload. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • What is Asana?
  • How to use it
  • Features
  • Workflow integration
  • Advantages

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Aug 9, 2016

Jeff Scislow has been in the business for 30 years. In 2015, he and his team of 4 sold 82 units in the Greater Minneapolis/St. Paul's area, for a value of $18 million. He also bought and sold 4 houses for a profit of $220K. That brings us to our topic of conversation today, which is flipping properties, and maximizing profit on short term investments.  

 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Know your numbers

  • Finding properties

  • Selecting the right contractor

  • Sales - pricing 

  • Mistakes

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Aug 2, 2016

Melinda Estridge has been in the business for 38 years, and operates in the Bethesda, DC area. In 2015 she made $80 million over 132 deals. Today we're discussing how to prepare a listing for sale, including the aesthetics of the home and the other aspects involved.  

 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Staging
  • Pre-inspections

  • Decoration
  • Market value pricing/conditions

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Jul 26, 2016

Jeff Wilson has been in the business for 28 years, and currently operates in the Washington DC Metro area. In 2015 he & his team of 5 sold 68 sides for $74.9 million. Today's interview focuses on salesmanship; how to portray a compelling story with every property, with the aim of creating a promising vision of the buyers future life in their new home.  

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • Selling through storytelling

  • Romancing a property

  • Painting future scenarios 

  • Working with buyers & sellers

  • Over pricing

  • Staging

  • Terms 

  • What makes you different 

  •  

    Missing out on properties

  • Buyers who “don’t select an agent” 

Links and resources mentioned in this episode.

  • LifeAtTheTop.com  
  • TrophyHomes.com 

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Jul 19, 2016

Michael Maher was a top producing agent in the Kansas City are. After writing the book 'The 7 Levels Of Communication', he now focuses primarily on speaking and coaching in Atlanta. Today we're talking to Michael about referrals; how to get them, and the snowball effect of networking. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • The 7 Levels of Communication
  • How to get referrals
  • Networking
  • The Generosity Generation
  • Special Offer for our listeners

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Jul 12, 2016

Bryan Colemere has been in the business for 9 years, operating from the Salt Lake City area. In 2015 he made $15 million over 53 units, and has a team size of just 3. Today Brian’s talking with us about Virtual Assistants, and how they can improve your workflow, productivity and earnings. 

In this episode,you'll learn...

  • What is a Virtual Assistant
  • Why you would hire a VA?
  • How it allows you to make more money
  • How do you find one?
  • What do you look for in a VA?  
  • What tasks are suitable for them?
  • What about trust?
  • How you train them  
  • How they are compensated 

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