Lead Statuses – How Do You Handle Them?

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I’m in the process of reworking the statuses for lead manager and figured I’d get your input.  After using SI Lead Manager – Beta 5 for about 5 months now I’ve been thinking that there is a better way to handle how I status the leads once I get them into the system. Sometimes the lead is only in a status for a split second before I move it to another.  For instance, if I get a call from a …

Offer Accepted! #4

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Offer Accepted! On Monday night, my partner informed me we got another offer accepted!!!  It was with a listed house this time though, so this will be new territory having to deal with a listing agent now.   Yesterday my partner met with the listing agent and got all the paper work signed and now we are headed towards attorney review. This lead was referred to us by another member of our coaching program so we will have to pay …

What Would You Do With An In-Ground Pool?

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I have always wanted a pool.  Growing up a was constantly trying to convince my parents that a pool would be a great idea.  Even to this day I’ll playfully drop the subject on them despite not living there anymore.  I was always quickly denied and given the reason of “too much work.”  I don’t doubt that for a second, but for some crazy reason I’m blind to that fact and still want a pool! However, when it comes to an investment …

Goals With Flaws and Finding My Free Time

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I can’t believe Ben is 6 weeks old already!  We are adjusting fairly well to him and how he works.  From him eating every 4 hours, to not wondering what ever little grunt or noise he makes means.  In the end I knew he would be taking up pretty much all of my non 9to5 time, but I’m having a very hard time finding time to do any real estate investing tasks. What has saved my ass, and kept the …

Marketing Monday: Organizing The Back Log

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Since I’ve been trying to get ahead with my mailings I’ve run into a bit of a storage and organizational problem.  Every container I owned was packed with stuffed envelopes ready to be mailed.  The problem is I still have 7 months of letters to print and no place else to put them all.  Not to mention that organization went out the window as well for the most part. I started out with baskets (like pictured).  I’d print out a …