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Robbie Stevens gives direction to Jack Bailey, left, and Ron McCoy.

Last week, we started putting the finishing touches on our Jack Bailey Buyer Consultant Training Program.

The program will last 10 weeks and consists of a weekly coaching call with Jack Bailey, our resident buyer expert and broker/owner of Help-U-Sell Greensboro; worksheets; homework assignments; and videos, which we filmed at the home office in Sarasota last week. Jack has consistently closed more buyer sides than seller sides for many years running, and he created this program to teach his fellow Help-U-Sell franchisees how to achieve their own buyer-side successes.

The program is for brokers and agents who want to work with buyers as a consultant, not as a salesperson, and want to increase their revenue by working buyer sides. It will teach brokers and agents how to educate buyers on everything from what makes up a mortgage payment to how to reduce debt. Agents and brokers will also learn how to build trust and confidence in buyers.

In addition to introductory videos for each of the 10 sessions, we also filmed a promotional video for the program and a sample short buyer consultation.

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Jack Bailey, left, and Ron McCoy share a laugh between takes during the filming of Jack's Buyer Consultant Training videos.

It was long hours under hot lights, but our stars, Jack Bailey and Ron McCoy, managed to have some fun, too. Attendees of the Success Summit might get to see some of the bloopers. In the meantime, here is a lighthearted moment between takes.

Watch for information on how to register for the program later this year.

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At Help-U-Sell Real Estate, we want to help our sellers save the most money. A seller can do this by being an active participant in the sale of his home. It’s easier than you might think. Finding the buyer often simply means telling family, friends, neighbors, and coworkers that your home is on the market. Showing your home can be done on your schedule, and your agent will give you training and guidance. Once you’ve found potential buyers, you turn them over to your agent to handle the heavy lifting: from negotiations to paperwork to closing.

Watch our new video for more details and learn how you can keep more of your equity.

When you’re ready to speak with a Help-U-Sell Real Estate broker, find your local office on our website.

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MarcDosik Top Producers for June 2014

Marc Dosik's Help-U-Sell Federal City Realty office closed 11 sides in June.

Our top producers outdid themselves in June! Nine offices closed an average of 12.2 closed sides each.

1) North Carolina’s Help-U-Sell Triad Realty took first place with 22 closed sides: eight buyer sides, 12 seller sides and one dual-sided transaction.

2) Also in the Piedmont Triad of North Carolina, Help-U-Sell Greensboro closed five buyer sides, six seller sides and two dual-sided transactions for a total of 15.

3) Help-U-Sell Buy Today, in Charlotte, closed 14 sides made up of four buyer sides, eight seller sides and one dual-sided transaction.

3) Tied for third place, Help-U-Sell Select Real Estate out of Eugene, Ore., had two buyer sides, eight seller sides and two dual-sided transactions.

4) Help-U-Sell Detwiler Realty, in Carlisle, Penn., closed a lucky 13 sides comprised of four buyer sides, seven seller sides and one dual-sided transaction.

5) Located in Chandler, Ariz., Help-U-Sell Central Properties finished the month with 11 closed sides: one buyer side, eight seller sides and one dual-sided transaction.

5) In fifth place also, Washington, D.C.’s Help-U-Sell Federal City Realty helped one buyer, six sellers and closed two dual-sided transactions.

6) Help-U-Sell Galleria Realty, in Tucson, closed 10 sides in June. Three were buyer sides, five were seller sides and one was a dual-sided transaction.

6) Rounding out the top producers, Help-U-Sell Heritage Real Estate also completed 10 sides. The Minnesota-based office closed four buyer sides, four seller sides and one dual-sided transaction.

Congratulations to Help-U-Sell Buy Today for for selling a property for more than $1 million and saving their clients thousands of dollars in commissions!

[Figures as of July 8, 2014.]

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New Corporate Website Update

June 18, 2014

Our new tablet-friendly corporate website is continuing to develop. We have added functionality to the site, which will replace the current www.helpusell.com for desktop computers and tablets in the coming months. When visitors come to the corporate site, they will be able to find the nearest office without leaving the homepage and, if there are [...]

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Top Producers for May 2014

June 9, 2014

May 2014 was a banner month for several Help-U-Sell Real Estate franchise offices. The top producers averaged more than 13 closed sides each. 1) Tying last month, Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties again had 21 closed sides. They consisted of one buyer side, 16 seller sides, and two dual-sided transactions. 2) Help-U-Sell Direct Savings Real Estate, out [...]

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New Video: Pricing Your Home

June 3, 2014

Whether you’re selling your house yourself or hiring an agent, you need to have a realistic asking price in mind. It should be based on the prices of properties like yours that sold recently, the trend in home sale prices, and current competition. If you overprice your home, you will miss out on its most [...]

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New Help-U-Sell Real Estate Postcard Designs

May 20, 2014

As our branding continues to evolve, so do our marketing postcards that you can order through our print vendor Excel Printing & Mailing. Updated arounds postcards, which you send to households surrounding another broker’s listing, are available now. Log onto www.husmailnow.com to customize and order these. A two-listing brag card that matches the new look [...]

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Top Producers for April 2014

May 6, 2014

Our top producers for last month gave new meaning to the phrase “April showers.” Closed sides poured in, thanks to the offices’ rainmakers. 1) Taking the top spot, Help-U-Sell Honolulu Properties saw 21 closed sides: five buyer, 12 seller, and two dual-sided transactions. 2) North Carolina’s Help-U-Sell Triad Realty closed 16 sides comprised of five [...]

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Help-U-Sell Success Summit 2014

May 6, 2014

We had such a great turnout for the Success Summit last October in Las Vegas that we’re returning there this year. Stay tuned for the agenda later this spring or early in the summer. We are planning on more roundtable discussions and networking opportunities, based on feedback we received after last year’s Summit. Attendees can [...]

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Learn About Joining Help-U-Sell Real Estate

April 17, 2014

If you’re a real estate broker who is looking for a way to stand out, to help sellers (and buyers) save money, to work less and make more, to become part of a franchise family, any or all of the above…we encourage you to join us for a free Introduction to Help-U-Sell webinar on May [...]

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