The Lafayette Report

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Real Estate Agent - PREA Signature Realty - www.preasignaturerealty.com
A blog with tips, comments, observations, and strategies for real estate professionals on the sale and marketing of new homes, historic homes, condominiums and lofts in Lafayette Square. The blog also covers other sales training issues such as the use of technology, time management, personal marketing, lead generation, and customer service. PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.

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2008 

I am a novice at blogging.  Often, I write a post only to see that it only got one or two comments.  I then read a post and there are hundreds of comments.  When it comes to blogging, there are some writers who are naturals.  Their posts are short, clear, and concise.  They have a clearly define...
11/13/2008
Have you lost the person's business card or telephone number?  Is the lead sheet incomplete?  Is the handwriting illegible?  Are you prospecting and want to contact an owner of a property but only have the address and not the name or telephone number of the owner?  Sometimes you may find a need ...
11/12/2008
  As any real estate agent will tell you, the mobile telephone is one of their most important tools.  Over the years, it has evolved from being simply their telephone to providing internet access, mobile computing, and PDA items like calendars, task lists, etc.  However, the technology associate...
11/11/2008
On behalf of the principals and sales staff at PREA Signature Realty, we want to thank the nearly 24 million veterans who have served their country in the armed forces in war and and in peace and who have protected our country and its values over the years.  We are deeply grateful for the sacrif...
11/11/2008
Every once in a awhile, I have to rally the troops so I pull out a movie clip to emphasize a point at a sales meeting.  Most of the clips are not directly related to sales - but can be applied to sales.  I apologize for any improper language in the post - but I listed the quotes as they were utt...
11/10/2008
Whether you are a new home sales consultant or a real estate agent working in a traditional real estate brokerage, there may come a time when you need product information on a variety of appliances, construction materials and other products.  Here are some of the many requests that we have receiv...
11/09/2008
33rd Annual Soulard Parlour Tour Saturday-Sunday, December 6, 2008 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Soulard Holiday Parlour Tour is a great opportunity to see the historic homes in the Soulard neighborhood decorated for the Christmas holidays.  Ticket Information:  Tickets are $20.00 and can be purch...
11/09/2008
    New home sales can be like a roller coaster - sudden drops, unanticipated turns, slow climbs to the top, and breakneck speed.  At all times, you must stay prepared and sustain your motivation and drive.  Whether you are a new salesperson or an experienced salesperson, you will experiences slu...
11/09/2008
Sunday, December 14, 2008 - 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Lafayette Square Holiday Parlor Tour is a great opportunity to see the Victorian-era homes in the historic Lafayette Square neighborhood decorated for the Christmas holidays.  Proceeds from the tour are used for restoration projects in Lafayette ...
11/08/2008
As an owner of a small independent brokerage and a manager of developer sales staffs, I often hear the comment that "sales is a numbers game" from owners/developers and sales associates alike.  While I agree with some aspects of the statement, I disagree with the statement when it is used as an e...
11/07/2008
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Ryan Shaughnessy

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A Blog for New Home & Other Sales Professionals and for Sellers and Buyers Interested in City Living PREA Signature Realty proudly serves the communities of Lafayette Square, Soulard, Benton Park, Benton Park West, Downtown Loft District, Forest Park Southwest, Central West End, Tower Grove East, Tower Grove South, Compton Heights, Shaw, The Hill, Dogtown, Carondelet, Holly Hills, St. Louis Hills, Dutchtown, and the Other Historic Neighborhoods of the City of Saint Louis, Missouri.

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