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Sat, Dec 8th, 2007 - 9:44 pm

Changing Brokers... Independent or Franchise (Part 2)

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

An agent I know is thinking about changing brokerages and trying to decide if he should stay with a franchise or go independent. Yesterday's blog was the first half of my response to him. Today is the conclusion. (Click for More)

Fri, Dec 7th, 2007 - 9:44 pm

Changing Brokers... Go Independent or Stay Franchised?

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

An agent I know is thinking about changing brokerages as there’s a possible shake up at their broker’s headquarter and they might change franchises. That’s never good news for an agent because change is a distraction from day to day business. (Click for More)

Thu, Nov 1st, 2007 - 10:48 am

Coaching Relo Clients

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

Was asked by an agent in North Carolina about how we coach relocation clients to ask for us since we're not at a Cartus or Prudential preferred brokerage (i.e. Coldwell Banker or Prudential). (Click for More)

Wed, Oct 31st, 2007 - 1:14 pm

Choosing a Smartphone for Real Estate

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

An agent in my office wants to upgrade phones and just asked for my smartphone recommendations. We just migrated from the Treo 650 (Sprint/Palm) to the Cingular/AT&T 8525 (Win). (Click for More)

Sun, Oct 28th, 2007 - 11:15 pm

Building Relocation Business at a Brokerage with a Relo Department

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

Everyone ultimately asks why we would leave Prudential (when they’re a large national player in relocation) for a RE/MAX office (which has no national presence in relo). And it's a valid question. (Click for More)

Wed, Oct 24th, 2007 - 1:12 am

Relocation Lead Generation

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

Our business up until now has mostly been internet leads that found us that we fought to retain. (Click for More)

Thu, Feb 22nd, 2007 - 10:34 am

Bitch Session About Brokers

By: Darin "Sid" Cameron, CRS

I usually try to keep my blog posts positive, but today I just need a place to bitch and I know there are other agents that read this who won't mind (and might give me their opinions and advice on what to do). (Click for More)

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Darin "Sid" Cameron spent 15 years working in tech sales which in 1998 relocated him to St. Louis. In 2004 he took over web development tasks for Kimberly's real estate team and later became the full-time Marketing and Operations Director. In 2011, he launched two brokerages, The Realty Store, Inc. and Realty Referral Partners, Inc. Sid holds a real estate broker's license in Missouri, CRS certification and was the first CyberStar in the St. Louis area.
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