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The Best Holiday Cookies to Feature at Your Open House

posted onDecember 6, 2018
by Eve Ami

Thanks to the holiday season, we get a whole month of sweets, treats, and homemade delicacies. There’s no better time to take advantage of the baking season and pass along some goodies - especially at an open house! If you want to provide a mouthwatering treat for your potential clients (one that won't leave a mess around the house you’re trying to sell), below are a few holiday cookie recipes that will leave a lasting impression in their memory but not on your floors.

#CEthanks: A Time for Gratitude

posted onNovember 30, 2018
by Eve Ami

ovember is the perfect time to take a break during your normal, everyday activities and take stock of the things that you appreciate most in your life. Whether it’s your health, a supportive family, or the perfect burrito from that place down the street, it’s essential to notice and express gratitude for the things that are important to you.

The CE Shop's 2018 Real Estate Gift Guide

posted onNovember 23, 2018
by Eve Ami

The holiday season is a time full of joy, laughter, and stress. December can sometimes feel like a whirlwind, leaving little time to think about client outreach and appreciation. However, this is the best time to reach out to your clients and show them how much you appreciate their business. If finding gifts for your clients seems like an overwhelming task on your seemingly never-ending to-do list, we’re here to help ease some of that stress so you can properly enjoy the holidays.

Do the Holidays Affect Real Estate?

posted onNovember 16, 2018
by Eve Ami

When it comes to selling a home, timing can often be a significant factor. Prospective buyers typically operate on a shorter time frame than sellers, and so homeowners ask themselves: when is the right time of year to sell my home? As the holiday season can be an especially stressful time of year, it's easy to imagine that the market may be unkind to the real estate market. You might be surprised to find that the question is not whether the holidays impact the real estate market, but how.

Experience Flexibility and Financial Freedom as a Part-Time Agent

posted onNovember 9, 2018
by Eve Ami

Many people considering a job in real estate may have several concerns about time management going into the profession, as well as generating a steady income, having free time around the holidays, and balancing work and home with their families. When it comes to managing the flexibility of one's career and free time, being a real estate agent can be one of the most liberating professions. Being an agent means that you have control over when your business hours are and how much you work each week.