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You Obtained Your Real Estate License: Now What?

You Obtained Your Real Estate License: Now What?

Congratulations! You passed the test and you are a licensed real estate agent. Life is sure looking good, huh? Unfortunately, it is no longer 2004 (thank God) and while real estate agents still have incredible earning potential, your future clients will expect you to...
Is Real Estate School for You?

Is Real Estate School for You?

The Real Estate market is on the rise, especially in Texas. People from outside the state are finding out why we love Texas so much. Our secret is out! So is Real Estate School for you? As you might imagine, it is a great time to be in the Real Estate business....
Empower vs Impair

Empower vs Impair

I’ve seen the movie “A Beautiful Mind” once. The movie is based on the unauthorized biography of Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. John Nash created a concept called Nash equilibrium. Take a team of two or more players. The team is...
Are You Earning What You Are Worth?

Are You Earning What You Are Worth?

What gets results? Intention & focus. High Intention & Laser Focus. What do lasers do? Blind people. THAT’S FOCUS. What causes problem(s)? Counter intention and dissipation What causes a problem to persist? A lie. Why do people struggle financially? Lies about...

3 Steps to Success

3 Steps to Success Real estate is the best business in the world and there are many reasons why but getting in isn’t the problem. Anyone can get in; staying in is the problem. This is why we teach the 3 Steps to Success, we teach you the business of real estate, not...

Why Should I Do Business With You?

  Another way of asking this is “What’s In It For Me (WIIFM)”? This is what most consumers, including you, are asking.   As a local real estate services consumer with approximately 8,325 other local Realtors® to choose from, why should I choose you?  ...

Why Struggle?

Hard work is a highly-overrated activity. It will not make you rich; however it will make you very, very tired. I asked a Realtor® friend how business was; her reply? “Busier than I want to be.” You never know how long this market will hold or when it will correct and...

Real Estate Business: Fear vs Success (VIDEO)

The marketplace doesn’t care about your technical education (real estate license). They want to know: Can you market my home? Can you sell it for top dollar? Can you negotiate for best prices for me? In order to meet those needs, you need a business and...

Real Estate Marketing Skills Webinar – Video

Our April Wealth Mastermind Group session had a great turnout. The room was full with a mix of new attendees and those who have made it to every session this year. Wayne covered various topics related to the Marketing Skills you need to become a successful real estate...

Design Your Life – Real Estate Success

There are 3 purposes to a business. The first is to give you your life. In order to achieve real estate success, you don’t have to (nor should you) give your life to your business.   You don’t have to design the business; we did that for you. It’s called...

3 Ways To Bond With Real Estate Clients

From the first moment you make contact with your new real estate clients, you should have the mindset that you will have a relationship with them for many years to come. Even if those clients never purchase another home or happen to move out of your sales region, they...

Top Real Estate Markets To Watch In 2015

Whether you are ready to get involved in a bigger real estate market or you are looking into a new home for yourself, you may want to find out where the top places to live are before you make that choice.  Here are our picks for the top three states to live in and a...
Wealth Mastermind Group Webinar – Part 1/3

Wealth Mastermind Group Webinar – Part 1/3

    The 2015 Mastermind Wealth Webinar Series is off to a great start! Wayne was able to excite the over 100 attendees with his high-energy and insightful presentation. Pulling from his years of experience and knowledge of the business, he shed some light on...

Need a Down Payment? 3 Ways to Save

Here are our top three ways to start saving smarter!   Cut Cost by Cutting Space Going out to eat can be a strain on your budget, but may not be the only thing you need to consider reducing. Downsizing from one home to a home with one less room can reduce your rent...

Sendera Buys Class-A Marquis Complex

AUSTIN (Sendera Investment Group) – Sendera Investment Group has purchased the Marquis at Barton Creek, a 250-unit luxury apartment community on 25 acres in the Barton Creek neighborhood. Built in 1998, the Class-A project has been renamed Sendera Barton Creek. The...

The Domain Luxury Apartments To Open

AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Work has begun on a luxury apartment community scheduled to open this fall. Developer StreetLights Residential has broken ground on the 279-unit Kenzie apartments at 3201 Esperanza Crossing in Austin. Located in The Domain mixed-use...
Texas Small Businesses Continue to Grow

Texas Small Businesses Continue to Grow

According to the Austin Business Journal, small businesses provide nearly half of Texas’ private-sector jobs, and self-employment is growing across the state. Texas’ 2.3 million small businesses — 98.7 percent of the state’s employers — employed 4.1 million workers,...

Two More Hotels To Break Ground

The hotel market in Austin is hot! Downtown Austin observers have had their eyes peeled on the intense construction activity at the JW Marriott hotel site, now sporting three massive tower cranes.“The reason we are here is that we saw the incredible...

6 Tech Tips for Real Estate Agents

1. Get A Smartphone Stats show a large number of agents STILL don’t have a smartphone. They only cost around $99, and some are even FREE! There is no excuse anymore, go out and get one. 2. Don’t Use Text Slang… Ever Slang is inappropriate to use in business...

7 Ways to Wealth

  (This is an excerpt from a speech by Wayne Morgan.) I came across this statistic: According to the U.S. Census Bureau, about 57% of adults play the lottery in a given year. This tells me that there are a whole bunch of people who are willing to be rich (or at...

14 Ways to Test Your Marketing Campaigns

Marketing is the number one skill to have. If your marketing is working correctly, it should be able to: position you as the expert in your field, educate your customers about how to purchase your product or service, keep you from making heavy discounts to obtain...

Austin, Houston Fuel Hot Housing Market

June 26, 2012 2:56 pm Texas A&M Real Estate Center AUSTIN – Citing recent real estate market data, RECON summarizes that Austin and Houston were among the Texas cities that reported increases in existing home sales and median home prices last month. Austin...
Austin home sales up 25% in May

Austin home sales up 25% in May

June 21, 2012 3:01 pm Austin Board of Realtors AUSTIN – Continuing its shift into a seller’s market, the Austin metro area saw a 25 percent increase in sales of existing homes in May, while the median price rose 10 percent, according to new data from the...

Dallas developer steps into Rocky Creek subdivision

June 6, 2012 1:26 pm AUSTIN AMERICAN-STATESMAN – ROCKY CREEK Hillwood Communities is developing more land in the Rocky Creek residential subdivision along Hamilton Pool Road in western Travis County, with the next 100 lots to be ready for homebuilders in July,...
Texas Small Businesses Continue to Grow

Texas Small Businesses Continue to Grow

February 19, 2013 1:27 pm According to the Austin Business Journal, small businesses provide nearly half of Texas’ private-sector jobs, and self-employment is growing across the state. Texas’ 2.3 million small businesses — 98.7 percent of the state’s employers —...
Two More Hotels To Break Ground

Two More Hotels To Break Ground

February 28, 2013 12:53 pm The hotel market in Austin is hot! Downtown Austin observers have had their eyes peeled on the intense construction activity at the JW Marriott hotel site, now sporting three massive tower cranes.“The reason we are here is that we saw the...

TEXAS BESTS NATION IN JOB GROWTH

Texas bests nation in job growth June 19, 2012 6:00 pm Texas A&M Real Estate Center COLLEGE STATION (Real Estate Center) – The Texas economy gained 228,500 nonagricultural jobs from May 2011 to May 2012, an annual growth rate of 2.2 percent compared with 1.4...

Sendera Buys Class-A Marquis Complex

June 26, 2012 2:59 pm Texas A&M Real Estate Center AUSTIN (Sendera Investment Group) – Sendera Investment Group has purchased the Marquis at Barton Creek, a 250-unit luxury apartment community on 25 acres in the Barton Creek neighborhood. Built in 1998, the...
Cedar Park Building Permits Increase

Cedar Park Building Permits Increase

May 21, 2013 9:25 am Cedar Park building permits continue to increase year over year and exceed expectations. Across Cedar Park, there are 44 new projects, including 19 under review and 25 under construction. Read More here…
MIG Continues Texas Focus with 330-Unit Buy

MIG Continues Texas Focus with 330-Unit Buy

June 13, 2012 10:55 am ClobseSt.com AUSTIN-Making its second Texas buy in as many months, and standing true to its intention to commit a good portion of its planned $600 million investment to the Lone Star State, MIG Real Estate added the 330-unit Cottages in Austin...
Commercial growth continues in Austin

Commercial growth continues in Austin

June 6, 2012 3:36 pm RECON (Real Estate Center Online News) In its issue of June, 5 2012, RECON posted that, according to a recent report by Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Services Inc., Austin’s commercial real estate sector continues its upward trend....
Austin office building sold to TA Associates

Austin office building sold to TA Associates

June 19, 2012 5:52 pm Austin Business Journal TA Associates Management LP bought The Escalade, a set of office buildings in Southwest Austin. Chase Merritt LP sold the 115,039-square-foot building at 4301 Westbank Drive for an undisclosed price. The Escalade is...

Austin 30-year growth blueprint approved

Imagine Austin: 30-year growth blueprint approved June 19, 2012 6:05 pm KXAN AUSTIN (KXAN) – A plan to shape the city’s growth and development throughout the next 30 years has been set into motion after Austin City Council unanimously approved — very...

The Domain Luxury Apartments To Open

February 13, 2013 11:25 am AUSTIN (Austin Business Journal) – Work has begun on a luxury apartment community scheduled to open this fall. Developer StreetLights Residential has broken ground on the 279-unit Kenzie apartments at 3201 Esperanza Crossing in Austin....

Austin is #1 on Forbes’ list

May 22, 2012 5:30 pm According to Austin Business Journal (issue of May 18-24,2012), Austin is ranked number 1 on Forbes’ list of the best big cities for jobs. Number 2 is Austin’s rank on a list of cities deemed the best places to find work, which was...