Archive for May, 2011

Former Commercial Real Estate Broker Sails the Caribbean on $16 a Day

Wednesday, May 25th, 2011

With everything that’s been going on in commercial real estate in recent years, I thought I’d share a story about a broker who successfully followed his dream. One day years ago Gary Pierce and his wife decided to just leave everything behind and start sailing the Caribbean…all for just $16 a person per day. So […]

A Simple Tip That Will Help You Land More Commercial Real Estate Listings

Tuesday, May 17th, 2011

Earlier this year I interviewed SIOR Past President Stan Mullin, and during my interview with Stan he mentioned one simple tip that can help brokers to land more listings. He mentioned scheduling "the meeting before the meeting", meaning scheduling a meeting before your official listing presentation with your property owners, to help build an even […]

How Energy and the Fukushima Earthquake Will Impact the United States

Wednesday, May 11th, 2011

Recently I was interviewed on the radio program "Income Property Investment Talk", on the subject of how rising energy prices will impact the United States, and what ramifications we’ll now be facing as a result of the Fukushima earthquake that occurred in Japan. Click here to listen to this 41-minute interview. In addition, rising energy […]

How to Effectively Work Your Game Plan for Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Success

Thursday, May 5th, 2011

One of the biggest problems facing commercial brokers is that they often get off track from working their game plan. As an example, did you set goals for this year? If you did set goals, did you design a game plan to follow during the year that will have you achieve these goals? And if […]