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Some of our latest posts:

Are handwritten notes still a relevant way to stay in touch?

Are handwritten notes still a relevant way to stay in touch?

If you are like many other real estate agents, you are always looking the next best way to market your business and stay in touch with your clients. Everyone wants the perfect new tool that is going to miraculously get them a bunch of new clients. We quickly find out...

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Introducing Our Innovative Agent Coaching Program

Introducing Our Innovative Agent Coaching Program

We are so thrilled to launch our brand-new comprehensive solution for agent coaching, continuing education, and production goals tracking! As of April 1, agents and brokers will be able to use the new system to quickly and easily discuss their business strategy, use...

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Congratulations to our 2021 Award Winners!

Congratulations to our 2021 Award Winners!

2020 was a tough year for everyone, but especially so for small businesses that rely on face-to-face interaction and in-person showings! Despite all the challenges that 2020 threw at our agents, they rose to the occasion and worked even harder. Whether that meant...

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Smart Pricing Strategies for Hot Markets

Smart Pricing Strategies for Hot Markets

Guest Blog by Terin Merriman Chances are even if you’ve been living under a rock - which at this point, aren’t we all? - you’ve heard how hot the real estate market is. Like an early 2000s Paris Hilton quote, the real estate market is “so hot.”Record-low interest...

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Why You Need a CRM to Grow Your Business in 2021

Why You Need a CRM to Grow Your Business in 2021

It’s 2021 and like everyone else in the world, you are ready for a fresh start.  Your New Year’s resolutions and huge goals are set for the year! You are fired up!! The goals are going to give you something to strive towards throughout the year. For most people, this...

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3 Ways to Stay Organized with Todoist

3 Ways to Stay Organized with Todoist

As a busy real estate agent, you are constantly juggling a bunch of different things at once.  You are dealing with multiple buyers, sellers, and contracts at various stages and just trying to keep everything straight and organized.  It can definitely be overwhelming!...

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Coldwell Banker Elite Unveils Updated Global Luxury Look

Coldwell Banker Elite Unveils Updated Global Luxury Look

Today, Coldwell Banker Elite debuts the sleek modern update to our prestigious Global Luxury program branding, in alignment with the Coldwell Banker® network’s “Project North Star” visual transformation. Coldwell Banker Elite is deploying all new yard signs, agent and...

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Virtual Homes for Dogs Month Breaks Adoption Records!

Virtual Homes for Dogs Month Breaks Adoption Records!

Talk about silver linings! We are BEYOND excited to share the results of our first Virtual Homes for Dogs Month! Under normal circumstances, our agents have an in-person volunteer event and several donation drop-offs at local shelters. Needless to say, we were...

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Sharing Our Dog Adoption Stories

Sharing Our Dog Adoption Stories

Coldwell Banker Elite agents love to support our Homes for Dogs Project every year because many of them have experienced the life-changing (for them AND the dog!) magic of dog adoption personally! Here are some of our agents’ adoption stories–with cute pictures, of course!

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5 Things To Do To Get Your House Ready For Showings

5 Things To Do To Get Your House Ready For Showings

Guest Blog by Cat Dobson Getting your home ready to sell can be a stressful and overwhelming experience. After first choosing the right real estate agent to represent you and market your home well, these 5 tips can get your house ready in no time! Declutter &...

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5 Website Features Real Estate Agents MUST Have

5 Website Features Real Estate Agents MUST Have

It is no secret that a website is one of the most important parts of a business. It has truly replaced the storefront for many businesses, and it is the first place that most clients go to learn about a real estate agent. If you still do not have your own website or...

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3 Tips for Sellers from a Home Safe™ Certified Agent

3 Tips for Sellers from a Home Safe™ Certified Agent

Guest Blog by Terin Merriman Hi Friends! So this is our lives in the midst of a global pandemic, huh? As we’re adjusting to this “new world” we find ourselves in, it’s important to keep life as normal as we can. While times are challenging and many of us are still...

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Preparing Your Home for Showings During a Pandemic

Preparing Your Home for Showings During a Pandemic

Putting your home on the market and preparing to move on to a new place is always tough, but it’s especially difficult when you’re in the middle of a global pandemic! Covid-19 has certainly thrown a wrench in all of our plans but it doesn’t have to ruin your home sale...

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Introducing the Home Safe™ Certification

Introducing the Home Safe™ Certification

Buying or selling a home is not easy, even in the best of times, but it’s especially difficult during a global pandemic. In order to mitigate the myriad of risks that come with viewing homes, meeting with clients and in-person closings, Coldwell Banker Elite has...

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Virtual Property Tours

Virtual Property Tours

Staying safe at home but still want to see properties? No problem! Check out our properties with "walkable" virtual tours and listing videos! Virtual Tours Fredericksburg 11315 North Club Drive | 3 beds, 4.5 baths | $850,000 7706 Ashley Farms Drive | 4 beds, 4.5 baths...

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Global Luxury Home of the Week: 11315 North Club Drive

Global Luxury Home of the Week: 11315 North Club Drive

Always wanted to live on the Rappahannock River but still be close to the City of Fredericksburg? Our Global Luxury Home of the Week is a traditional brick rambler with a full finished basement, an indoor pool and approximately 7091 SF in the sought-after North Club...

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Global Luxury Home of the Week: 12904 Eastmont Drive

Global Luxury Home of the Week: 12904 Eastmont Drive

Welcome home to this magnificent 8000+ SF home on over 4 acres of beautiful woods located in the prestigious Riverbend high school district! This luxurious Toll Brothers home offers quality, design, and style that will satisfy even the most sophisticated tastes. As...

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