Leslie Ebersole | T3 Fellows

Industry Observer - Swanepoel T3 Group
I write about the real estate business and the people in it.
Growing a Brokerage: “What Got You Here Won’t Get You There”Too many brokerages and teams get stuck. They plateau. They lose momentum. They stop feeling the excitement of the early days. Why does this happen? Building for growth is complex. It means trying new ideas, new messages, new systems, ne...
Phil is, without a doubt, one of best people in the real estate business. Not NY real estate, not blogging world real estate, not association-work real estate. Not father-husband-friend-community service real estate. ALL of the real estate business. Phil is the only person who I follow around the...
“Today I had a closing” is a good thing for a Realtor to say. But today, in addition to a grateful client and a nice paycheck, I got a 2×4 to the head that made me remember what business we’re in. The house we just closed is stunning  but it was harder to sell than most because of it’s price and ...
Every now and again the question of ROI from advertising on Zillow, Trulia, and Realtor.com makes the rounds. Yesterday my friend Jimmy Mackin posted the question in his FB group in preparation for last night's WaterCooler show with Chris Smith. The answers were what I usually see, which is about...
When a potential client calls to discuss listing his house, what do you prepare? Glossy sheets extolling your successes plus all credentials, designations, awards and certificates? The list of all community and civic events you've ever supported? A pile of marketing brochures and postcards? A 47 ...
In the St. Charles, Geneva and Batavia area there are several places to cut your own tree this Christmas. There is something sweet and old-fashioned about picking the perfect tree and cutting it down yourself. Abbey Farms is open every day 9am to 7pm until December 23. Abbey Farms is a non profit...
Market Report for Geneva, IL December 2012  Real estate market data for Geneva, IL provided by Leslie Ebersole of Baird&Warner  Geneva IL Market Prices and Home Sales: Recovery in 2012 In Geneva are there have been 345 closed sales of single family homes as of December 20, 2012. This is a 30% inc...
Market Report St. Charles IL December 2012 Real estate market data for St. Charles, IL provided by Leslie Ebersole of Baird&Warner  St. Charles IL Market Prices This year in St. Charles are there have been 550 closed sales of single family homes as of December 11, 2012 at an average closed price ...
Update: We had 660 attendees and raised over $17,000 for the American Cancer Society. This event rocked!This weekend I have a fund-raising event at my Dunham Castle listing. This event brings together so many things I care about, from support of the American Cancer Society, to historic preservati...
I've been wandering around the social media universe and have made my way back to ActiveRain. Phil wrote a post on AR this morning so I thought I would, too. Like a lot of folks I admire (Jay, Slaybaugh, Lenza, TLW, Lisa, Inna, Phil) I migrated away from AR in search of more control over my blogg...

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