My First Training Program: The 6-Week Challenge for New Agents

In September, I had the pleasure of launching a six-week training program for two new agents at Spyglass. It was a ton of fun and the results were awesome. These two brand new agents together made over 700 phone calls, set 3 appointments and got one contract accepted in those 6 weeks. For those of you who don't know, it usually takes new agents for 6 MONTHS, not 6 weeks, to get their first deal under contract. I am so proud of their results.

Designing and delivering my very own new agent training program was pretty awesome. We covered lots of topics, including:

  • Finding your why
  • Selling authentically using the phone
  • Explaining contracts to clients
  • Objection handling

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people in zilker parkThere is never a dull day in Zilker Metropolitan Park. This beloved park is one of the main attractions for locals and tourists who wants to spend time relaxing, connect with nature, attend fantastic events, or go on an adventure without leaving the big city.

If you are taking a trip or looking into buying a home in Austin, Zilker Metropolitan Park is one of the places you shouldn't miss! We gathered all the things you should know when visiting Zilker Park as well as the different events that are being held in the area. Let's get started.

Zilker Park is a 350-acre recreational area located to the south of downtown Austin in the middle of Barton Creek and the Colorado River. The park is named after Andrew Jackson Zilker who donated the land to the…

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Ryan: Welcome to Realty Hack where we talk about the top tips and tricks that Top Producing agents and team leaders across the nation are using. Today I am joined with Leonid Furmansky. Did I say that right? 

Leonid: Yeah, you got it. 

Ryan: Okay. And what we're talking about today is the use of architectural photography. What we're doing here is we're having a series on basically, how luxury agents promote their listings. And so Leonid works with one of our agents who does some very high end, spec homes and they sell for anywhere from one and a half to just over $2 million. And we have seen his photography. It's the best, first of all, Leonid, how long have you been doing this for?

Leonid: just picking up a camera since I was 14 years old. As a…

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Famous for their "i love you so much" mural Jo's Coffee offers the best cup of joe in Austin. This Austin, Texas-based coffee shop is founded by Liz Lambert and currently has four locations within Downtown Austin, St. Edward's Campus, and South Congress.

Jo's Coffee has been serving amazing coffee and great food in South Congress since 1999 and has been serving delicious coffee, tacos, and sandwiches. Jo's regularly hosts fundraisers, concerts, and other events. The area is always welcome to your pet dogs as well. Jo's at SoCo i is open daily from 7 am to 9 pm located in 1300 South Congress Ave, Austin, Texas, 78704.

Aside from that, Jo's Coffee is also located at St. Edward's University and has been operating since Fall 2010. Grab and go your favorite…

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Austin is filled with plenty of attractions perfect for the young and old. It's not just a great travel spot for kids, but it is also one of the best places to raise a family. Austin, Texas ranks on the smartest cities list after having four of the metro Austin school systems were names best by CNN Money.

Whether you are coming over for a trip or thinking of moving within the area, here are the top reasons why living in Austin TX is great for kids:

1. Quality Education

Eanes, Round Rock, Austin, and San Marcos are four school districts within metro Austin that were named as the best in the country. From the National Assessment of Educational Progress, Austin ISD outperformed plenty of the nation's schools when it comes to eighth-grade science…

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Ryan: Hey guys, welcome. One of the ways that you can add value to your customers is with stellar staging services. And I'm very excited because today we're going to hear a lot about this. Stay tuned.

Welcome to Realty Hack, where we look at the best practices that top agents and teams are employing to increase their production. Okay, my name is Ryan Rodenbeck and today we're going to be talking about the benefits of in house stagers and how you can get certified. 

As always, be sure to like this video if you're watching on Facebook. If you found this helpful. Type the comment “agent” below to subscribe to future broadcasts. If you're watching this on YouTube, like and subscribe to our channel and as always, if you have tap topics that you would…

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Barton Springs is a staple of Austin and one of the most popular swimming holes in Austin. Located within the 358-acres of Zilker Park lies one of the crown jewels of Austin. Barton Springs Pool in Austin measures 3-acres in size and is filled with water from the Main Barton Spring--the fourth largest spring in Texas.

The popular recreational outdoor swimming pool attracts all locals and tourists all over the globe. Up to this day, it still attracts a diverse crowd of people setting a record number of visitors at almost 800,000 to 1.5 million in recent years. Barton Springs Pool has an average temperature of 68 to 70 degrees which is ideal for all-year-round swimming. The depths range from 0” to 18”

barton springs pool austin

Barton Springs Pool is home to the…

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Living a healthy life in a city is one of the most important things for seniors when it comes to looking for a place to retire. The City of Austin is not a stranger to that. In fact, it is one of the ideal places for retirement. There are neighborhoods that are perfect for retirees to settle down despite the city being known for its lively and vibrant feel. To answer your questions, is Austin a good place to retire? Should I retire in Austin, Texas? Here are some of the reasons why retiring in Austin Texas will be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make.

1. Outdoor Activities

Austin has plenty of green spaces, lakes, and several parks that can keep you active all day long. Whether you’re in downtown Austin or living in on top of a mountain with…

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I want to talk about a little bit about when you're working with sellers. And you their property doesn't go the first weekend or the second weekend or the third weekend. And you have got to call them that next Monday or Tuesday, right? I recently had someone took off the day yesterday if I go to a waterpark with my family, and they had called or they texted wanting feedback requests. So before I called them, what I did was I called Sunny got the exact amount of people that have been through the property, the feedback that we've had, I went referenced the conversation that I had when I initially talked to them. And I had a plan of what I was going to do before I called them which you don't want to do when you have a seller that's…

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barton creek greenbelt in austin texasBarton Creek Greenbelt is one of the top trails in Austin and is the most beloved greenbelt by the locals and is commonly referred to as “The Greenbelt”. It is located in south-central Austin and has 12.68 miles of trails with its main trail that is about 7 miles. Barton Creek Greenbelt is one of the city’s most prized attractions that has 7 entrance points! Yes, seven. It makes it easier for visitors to access it and enjoy the different amenities the Greenbelt has.

Families gather in The Greenbelt on the weekends to enjoy the different amenities within the area such as the Barton Creek hike and bike trail, swimming holes, biking, mountain climbing, and bird watching.

You may not believe it, especially for newcomers, but this magnificent body of…

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