WEEKLY WRAP

  • Episode 55: A guided tour of Silicon Valley: Inside Facebook, LinkedIn and Inman Connect with Steve Carroll

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Steve Carroll, Director of Industry Relations at realestate.com.au, about his visit to Facebook and LinkedIn HQ, his key takeaways from Inman Connect, and why AI, partnerships and personalised service will move real estate businesses forward. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, …

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  • Episode 54: Holly Komorowski from home.byholly talks stand-out property marketing (that wins awards!) and how you can too.

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Holly Komorowski, Principal of home.byholly and winner of the 2017 AREA Residential Property Campaign of the Year award, about how she grew her business and team ‘collective’, how to stand out in your marketing, and tips for leveraging the true power of digital. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, …

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  • Episode 53: Nigel Dalton on ‘the Black Mirror’ in real estate, connected communities and the Internet of Things

    In this podcast interview, Samantha McLean talks to REA Group Chief Inventor Nigel Dalton about social credit systems, how trust ratings impact your business, what to do with negative reviews and how being part of a high-performance team will help with resolving these problems. …

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  • Episode 52: Using Facebook to generate and convert leads with Emma Barr

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to iLEADS founder and director Emma Barr about using Facebook to generate leads, why you should use Ad Manager over ‘boosting’ posts, the different types of Facebook ad campaigns and what you should be spending to get the results you need. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, …

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  • Episode 51: The rise of influencer marketing, personalisation and the year of the customer with Amanda Stevens

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to consumer trends and customer experience expert Amanda Stevens about the current trends of personalisation and influencer marketing, how agents and teams can build influence through storytelling, and what to expect in the future of consumer behaviour. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. …

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  • Episode 50: The psychology of change with Pancho Mehrotra

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to sales psychologist Pancho Mehrotra of Frontier Performance about the key motivators behind making change, the difficulties associated with change and how to recognise when change is necessary. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, …

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  • Episode 49: Chris Hanley talks the importance of language in real estate

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to First National Byron Bay Director and Principal, Chris Hanley OAM, about adapting and prevailing in changing market conditions, dealing with emotional situations with buyers and sellers, the language of real estate and why being calm at your core is imperative when servicing your clients. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, …

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  • Episode 48: Peter Sheahan on how to think counter-intuitively and create a business that “Matters”.

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to AREC 2018 speaker, author and founder/Group CEO of Karrikins Group, Peter Sheahan about thinking counter-intuitively, what it means to “Matter”, the changing expectations of customers and how to get to your personal edge of disruption. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, …

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  • Episode 47: The countdown to AREC2018 with #teamelite’s Samantha, Mark and Claudio

    The #AREC2018 Edition: Managing Editor Samantha McLean, Publisher Mark Edwards and real estate coach Claudio Encina talk about this year’s AREC speakers and exhibitors, the key takeaways from our recent Transform program, and information and tips on implementing what you learn from the conference. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, …

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  • Episode 46: How to prepare for what’s next with Michael McQueen

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to speaker, author and futurist Michael McQueen about the key factors currently shaping society, the main sources of disruption in real estate, and how new innovations (chatbots, driverless cars, Blockchain, affordability) will impact the industry and our lives. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. …

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  • Episode 44: Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate’s AU/NZ expansion and industry predictions for the next 5 years with Sherry Chris and Simon Cashman

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate (BHGRE) LLC US CEO Sherry Chris and Australian Project Lead Simon Cashman about the real estate brand’s upcoming expansion to Australia and New Zealand and what industry predictions they have for the industry in the next 5 years. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, …

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  • Episode 43: John McGrath – AREC2018 preview plus John answers Tribe of Mentors questions

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to John McGrath, Founder of McGrath Estate Agents and AREC about the beginnings of AREC 21 years ago, how to get most out of the conference (and others) to transform your career and why now is the best time to be in the real estate industry. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, …

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  • Episode 42: How to Build a Business Culture of Endurance and Growth with Megan Jaffe

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Megan Jaffe, Principal of Ray White Remuera and speaker at AREC 2018 who shares her views on positionship vs real leadership, what makes her culture great, how like attracts like and why she can never stop learning. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. …

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  • Episode 41: Why it’s important to play offence instead of defence with Josh Phegan

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Elite Agent regular contributor and real estate coach Josh Phegan about his top negotiation tactics, what works for his clients and why agents should be playing offence, not defence, in the current market. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, …

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  • Episode 40: How to Leverage Social Media Without Distraction with Caroline Bolderston and Melanie Hoole

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to Caroline Bolderston of Being Bold and Melanie Hoole of hoole.co about productivity and social media, and how to effectively manage the two and remain dollar-productive. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, …

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  • Episode 39: Creating Change and Eliminating Obstacles Preventing Growth with Peter Gilchrist

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to real estate coach, Peter Gilchrist, about what gets in the way of growth, how to approach change, the characteristics of number one agencies and why he has no interest in goal setting. He also shares the impact of digital and the five videos agents must have. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, …

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  • Episode 38: Guest Alex Ouwens on performance, growth, culture and Real Estate in South Australia.

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to President of REISA and Co-Director of Ouwens Casserly Real Estate, Alex Ouwens, about SA’s change in government, the increase in auction activity and his suggested solution for Stamp Duty. They also discuss his agency’s recent expansion, how their culture and values drive performance, how they get their teams to meetings and how he keeps on track with his own goals. …

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  • Episode 37: How to Dominate Your Local Area and Real Estate Marketing with Lisa B

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean talks to real estate coach and trainer Lisa B about all things digital marketing, dominating your local area and what some of the biggest questions are being asked by agents. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, …

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  • Episode 36: How to Master the Real Estate Digital Space with Steve Carroll, REA Group

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean discusses real estate’s digital space with special guest Steve Carroll, Head of Industry Relations of REA Group. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, …

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  • Episode 35: How to Prepare for the Real Estate Industry Award changes on April 2 with Roman Panovski from Employsure

    Guest Interview: Samantha McLean discusses the April Real Estate Industry award changes with special guest Roman Panovski, Senior Employment Advisor at Employsure. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, …

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  • Episode 34: Elevate Weekly Wrap – Hits and misses, Kickstarts, the NPP, Instagram, Guarding against Airbnb, Stock management and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 01:30    Dexar’s new COO – Jeffrey Gray02:00    Biggin & …

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  • Episode 33: Emerging Trends for 2018, Mergers and consolidations, Wellness and the bigger picture, Tips if you’re struggling, Everyone can Transform

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 00:30 Our podcasts for 2018 featured special guests Paul Tonich with John Percudani and Jet Xavier03:00 Singapore agency PropNex04:00 Singapore monetary policy intervention (Singapore Business Review Oct/Nov Cover Story)04:30 Paul Tonich and John Percudani, …

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  • Episode 32: Real Estate Wellness and Wellbeing with Jet Xavier, The Revive 2017 White Paper and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean recaps the week that was with special guest Jet Xavier. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. …

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  • Episode 31: Paul Tonich and John Percudani, Realmark and Altitude join forces, social media tips and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean recaps the week that was with special guests Paul Tonich, Founder of Altitude Real Estate and John Percudani, Managing Director of Realmark. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, …

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  • Episode 30: John Cunningham, Most Trending Articles for 2018 and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean recaps the week that was with special guest John Cunningham of Cunninghams Real Estate. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, …

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  • Episode 29: Holiday investment hotspots, selling and leasing during Christmas, the 5 KPIs you should be focusing on in 2018 and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 01:28 New REIV data shows one in three Melbourne suburbs now have a median house price of at least $1 million01:53 Stamp duty boosts surplus for NSW Government02:39 Foreign investor surcharge raises concern in SA04:07 Pets are part of the family too: REISA establishes standard pet agreement that reflects the obligations of a tenant towards keeping a pet in their rental property04:53 Beachfront markets lead growth surge: REIQ05:25 LocationScore names Australia’s top holiday investment locations06:44 Insurance and the ‘share economy’ …

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  • Episode 28: The real estate edition of the Census, Altman Brothers, connecting agents with voice recognition tech, resilience and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 00:55 Thanks to our special guests from our previous podcasts, …

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  • Episode 22: Craig Pontey, Ray White Double Bay’s 30th birthday, and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean recaps the week that was with special guest Craig Pontey, Director of Ray White Double Bay.   ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, …

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  • Episode 20: How to Lead a Winning Team, the AREAs, the truth about cats and dogs and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 01:00 REA Group hosts 2nd Annual REA Excellence Awards (AREAs)02:25 The conclusion of Transform Masters and the ‘Shark Tank’ …

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  • Episode 19: Rental searches, How to get property editorial, Better customer experiences, Productivity apps, Rethinking video + Sharks and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was ‘Elevate’ is the  official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 00:50 ‘How to Lead a Winning Team in 2018’ leadership event01:20 Get $150 off your ticket price with coupon code ‘IREADTHEBRIEF’01:40 Join the Slack notepool here for the event.04:10 Weekend and weekly numbers wrap from our friends at CoreLogic05:10 RBA leaves rates on hold for November05:20 First home buyers in NSW are returning06:00 Kul Singh from realestate.com.au on increasing rental searches over sales 07:25 Census 2016 numbers are released; …

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  • Episode 18: October values, News round-up, Tom Ferry comp, Off-market sales, App stacking and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was ‘Elevate’ is the  official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 00:50 Happy Birthday to Mark!01:20 CoreLogic October Home Value Index02:15 HIA New Home Sales Report02:50 CoreLogic auction market preview04:25 The Truth about Clearance Rates by LJ Hooker’s National Auction Manager David Holmes05:20 Stu Benson with his views on what does a reserve mean (FB)05:40 Our behind-the-scenes interview from The Block 2015 06:15 Rent.com.au Market Snapshot: the most expensive and cheapest places to rent07:50 Fairfax Media shareholders allow Domain spin-off08:30 Console Group sells Property IQ and ADL Software08:55 REIQ’s wishlist ahead of the election on Nov 2509:40 REIQ’s new Board of Directors09:50 REISA President Alex Ouwens on Stamp Duty after a slow third quarter11:05 Land Titles Registry in NSW sold for 2.6 billion to hedge fund12:10 Stone Real Estate opens Toukley office12:25 Di Jones Appoints Customer Service Specialist12:35 Coronis appoints new COO Karuna Dimelow13:05 McGrath Report 2018: John McGrath’s property predictions13:45 … …

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  • Episode 16: Trends in tech explained, Singing and Dancing, Russian Boats, Presenting tips, Robots and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was ‘Elevate’ is the  official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 01:15 REIV appoints new president – …

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  • Episode 13: Business growth, Shopfront reno for niks, Safety in the workplace, Winning the listing, What is news (and what isn’t)

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was with special guest Kaly Smith of KS Property Solutions. ‘Elevate’ is the new official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, …

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  • Episode 11: Transforming your business, Clearing Sales, Good works, competing with Purplebricks, Wrestling Sharks, Technology Innovation, Facebook Marketing and more.

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was with special guests Lukas Pedder from Elders Mildura in Victoria and Michael Carter from Raine & Horne Penrith, NSW. ‘Elevate’ is the new official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, …

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  • Episode 10: The A List, New ways of buying and selling, REINSW awards, Knowing your numbers, PM BD for experts and more

    Weekly wrap: Samantha McLean and Mark Edwards recap the week that was. ‘Elevate’ is the new official podcast of Elite Agent Magazine for real estate industry sales professionals, property managers, and leaders. Each episode, we will bring you behind the scenes coaching, news analysis, exclusive interviews, technology, and more to help you list more, sell more, and elevate your results. SHOW NOTES / LINKS 01:00 – …

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