Tax and Accounting Tips for Real Estate Agents - Real Estate Bestie Podcast - Rosemary Lewis

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Are you ready to rip off the bandaid and deal with your finances? In this episode, we’re chatting with Twilla Walton, CPA extraordinaire, who’s here to help us navigate the often murky waters of finances for real estate agents. So many of us don’t think of ourselves as business owners, and that can lead to some pretty costly mistakes. Twilla shares insights on common pitfalls, tax prep tips, and strategies for future planning. Let’s stop procrastinating, embrace our inner business owner, and get those finances in tip-top shape!

162: Tax and Accounting Tips for Real Estate Agents | Interview with Twilla Walton

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Ever felt like your business is running you instead of the other way around? In this episode, we’re answering a listener question about the very first thing I’d do to get my business organized. Spoiler alert: it all starts with time management! Transitioning into the role of a business owner isn’t easy, but once I figured out how to tell my time where to go, everything changed. Join me as I share my top tips for creating structure and flexibility, so you can run your business like a boss and still have time for the life you love.

What is the first thing to do to organize your business? - Real Estate Bestie Podcast - Rosemary Lewis


Let’s be real – navigating clients’ emotions, other agents’ emotions, and our own can feel like riding a wild roller coaster. And trust me, this topic couldn’t have come at a better time because, oh boy, do I have a story for you! Tune in to hear how my emotions almost got the best of me and learn some tips and tricks to keep your cool in this high-stakes world of real estate.

Managing the Emotional Rollercoaster of Real Estate - Real Estate Bestie Podcast - Rosemary Lewis


You’ve done the work, put out the signs, posted on social, etc…and no one shows up, but it’s not a lost cause. There are still so many ways to turn an empty open house into opportunities.

What to do when nobody shows up to your Open House? - Real Estate Bestie Podcast - Rosemary Lewis


We’re diving into some real talk about the real estate market. Ever wondered why people decide to buy or sell their homes? It’s often driven by big life changes, and today we’re breaking down the “8 Ds of Real Estate.” We’ll uncover these key motivators, and why understanding them is crucial for any agent. So buckle up, because we’re about to get into the nitty-gritty of what really makes people tick in the world of buying and selling homes. Let’s jump in and explore these transitions together!

The 8 D's of Real Estate - Real Estate Bestie Podcast - Rosemary Lewis

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Can you believe you’re at a place where it’s time to hire help for your business? A virtual assistant (VA) could be just the person you need to create leverage in your business.

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You know how much I love real estate, but let’s be real—there are some things that drive me absolutely bonkers. In this episode, I’m dishing out all the gritty details on what I hate about real estate. But here’s the twist: it’s not just a rant session. It’s a heart-to-heart about how easy it is to focus on ourselves and miss the true ministry of this business. Real estate isn’t just about closing deals; it’s about serving God’s people. So, join me as we dive into some essential heart checks to ensure we’re not missing out on the miracles amidst the madness.

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Today’s episode is all about making the leap from apartment locating to the big leagues of buying and selling homes. Our listener is ready to level up and cash in on the real estate game, but she’s feeling a bit daunted by the sea of agents out there and the supposed saturation in the market. We’re here to flip that mindset upside down and show you that opportunities are everywhere. And I’m sharing a resource with my absolute best advice for new agents!

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Who has time to waste? Not me, and definitely not you! In this episode, we’re diving into the art of setting clear expectations to ensure you’re working with clients who respect your time. Say goodbye to those energy-draining interactions and hello to a more efficient, productive, and enjoyable real estate career. 

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