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  • Photo of 50 Top Tips from Transform PM 2016

    50 Top Tips from Transform PM 2016

    Transform PM 2016 has been an intensive process of learning and reflection that included attending ARPM 2016, coaching and mentoring sessions, and an ‘Amazing Race’ finale. Here are 50 top tips from our Transform PM coaches and the Dynamic Dozen. 1. “You have to be able to do more with less. You just have to,…

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    Top 10 Coaching Tips from Transform PM 2016

    Here's our favourite 10 tips shared by the coaches who were part of Transform PM. These plus  40 more from both the coaches and the Transform PM teams are featured in the Dec 16/Jan 17 edition of Elite Agent/EPM. 1. “You have to be able to do more with less. You just have to, it’s not an option.…

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    Our Top Ten Motivational Posts of 2016

    Whether you are in Sales or Property Management, sometimes the hardest thing in real estate is to stay on course. Here is a list of our favourite motivational articles for 2016.   1.    How to Beat Call Reluctance - Jet Xavier “Everybody lives by selling something,” according to Robert Louis Stevenson. But, for many…

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    Transform PM Ep 17: PM Maintenance and Risk, Phil Oakes

    Thank you to our final episode sponsor: PropertySafe, provider of inspection and reporting systems that will address the current risks and issues associated with personal injury at and around homes. For more info, visit propertysafe.com.au Coach: Phil Oakes Coaching Transcript: I've said this so many times and it's so true. Of all the industries I've…

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    REIQ Announces Nominees for 2017 Excellence Awards

     The Real Estate Institute of Queensland has announced its 2017 Awards for Excellence finalists, representing the best in the Queensland real estate profession for the year. This year’s Awards attracted a record number of entrants, reflecting the growing strength in the market. Winners will be announced at the gala Awards dinner at Brisbane City Hall…

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    Planning For the Best, Protecting From the Worst: John Knight

    No one knows what’s around the corner with the Australian economy, but instead of planning for the worst and hoping for the best, Business Depot CEO John Knight suggests doing things a little differently. The real estate agencies who are ahead of the game are already looking to the future and are scouring their business…

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    PM Transform: The Halfway Point

    Time to check in with our PM Transform teams to see what they have learned in their journey so far. Our four teams include a director, property manager and BDM from each office working together to transform their business and their careers. Team R&W Hurlstone Park Adriana Dendrinos, Principal I feel really privileged to have…

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    7 Things Top Principals Are Doing To Achieve Great Results

    There are always standout real estate principals who are ‘smashing it’ in one way or another, regardless of whether it is a tough market or not. John Knight pinpoints what these top principals are doing that makes the difference in their business success. If you are a business leader or owner, clarity on what is…

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    Don’t Leave a Dollar on the Table

    No one likes to pay a dollar more of tax than they have to. John Knight looks at some surprising facts about hammers, ping pong and what you do on the way home from work when it comes to the perennial question: can you claim it? Clients of ours ask if they can claim a tax…

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    ARPM 2016 Speakers: Just the Highlights

    Elite Agent Magazine had a chat to some of ARPM 2016's keynote speakers, including Peter Knight, Matthew Johnstone, James Parnwell and more. Watch now for our ARPM 2016 highlights; including tips, advice and even snippets from these inspiring talks. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-73XcDF44o8 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M8ZxSWjrsGo

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  • Photo of Transform PM Ep 4: Grow the Rent Roll, John Knight

    Transform PM Ep 4: Grow the Rent Roll, John Knight

    Thank you our Episode 4 sponsor: CENTURY 21, the largest real estate sales organisation in the world, with over 250 independently owned and operated real estate agencies throughout Australia. For more information, visit century21.com.au Coach: John Knight Coaching Transcript: 00:00 Introduction by Samantha McLean 01:16 Drivers of Value, Growth and Performance What I've been asked to…

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    Waste sucks – so bin it!

    How much wasted time, money and effort exists in your business? John Knight from BusinessDEPOT applies the ‘seven deadly wastes’ criteria to real estate and asks: What are you going to do about it? LET ME PUT my cards very clearly on the table - I hate waste, yet it is rife in most real…

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    The Top 10 Mistakes of New Principals

    John Knight from Business Depot looks how to avoid the most common errors when buying into or starting a new real estate business. I OFTEN FIND MYSELF (unfortunately!) advising new principals and picking up the pieces when things don't quite go to plan. 'Stepping up' is an exciting time but here are some things to…

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    The Good, The Bad and The Ugly

    When was the last time you had a “no holds barred” discussion about what is working and what’s not working in your business? John Knight from Business Depot has some tips for effective team workshops that will prioritise the your most urgent actions. Jim Collins was spot on when he said you need “the right…

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    Equity: To Share or Not To Share?

    Exploring the idea of equity for key individuals in the business is today a common topic of discussion. While there are stories of success beyond expectations, there are also stories of epic failure. Equity is not the only option; before you do go down this path you need to be aware of the pitfalls and…

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    Find your Business Rhythm

    CAN AN ACCOUNTANT PREDICT your success in real estate? We can come close, says John Knight, who has studied the business management practices of top agents over a number of years. WHEN WE launched our business late last year our team of accountants looked to stretch the boundaries. We wanted to move out of our…

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    Join the Club

    Did you know there is a specialist organisation for elite property management professionals? If you’d like to be part of a group of like-minded business professionals who are dedicated to raising the standard of property management in Australia, then the LPMA is for you. Story by Bob Walters. LPMA was conceived with a clear mission…

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