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Russ Laggan

Licensed since 2005 Real Estate Broker since 2008 Ran the top privately owned real estate office in Tampa with over $200m in Gross sales Currently run a team of 110 agents in the Tampa market Sold 105 homes in 2013 Sold 143 homes in 2014 I have trained hundreds of agents how to succeed in real estate Developed a jumpstart program to train agents how to build repeatable business Developed a 8 step training system to evaluate your business Coached hundreds in this training system Owned Realty direct franchise Managed for Prudential Tropical Realty for 5 years Ranked in the top 50 Brokers in Florida according to Florida Realtors Association Paid speaker at corporate events in real estate and mortgage Known for my Tampa real estate market update Built Builder relationships with dozens of Tampa builders Currently Broker for Carrington Real Estate Services Florida teams with over 425 agents Developed the 100k Club to enhance agent accountability and success.
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Recent Posts

Getting Your Home Ready for Peak Buying Season

Posted by Russ Laggan on February 6, 2017 at 7:05 AM

Real estate agents around the country are getting themselves ready for the upcoming selling season. No matter what corner of the country you call home, there will almost certainly be an uptick in buyers in the coming months. That is why early spring is the absolute best time of year to list your house and get it sold quickly!

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Five Creative Ways to Fold Client Testimonials Into Your Website

Posted by Russ Laggan on November 22, 2016 at 1:20 PM

One of the primary things that all successful real estate agents have in common is that they are able to constantly funnel new leads into their business through referrals from satisfied clients. This is pretty much common sense, but even the best agents tend to overlook the obvious at times.

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Topics: Agent Resources

Advice for Agents: How to Break Into the Luxury Market

Posted by Russ Laggan on August 9, 2016 at 1:54 PM

Whether you are just getting started as a real estate agent or have years of experience under your belt already, it doesn’t take an advanced mathematics degree to understand that the most expensive listings in your community offer the highest commissions.

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Topics: Agent Resources

The Seven Habits of Highly Effective Real Estate Agents

Posted by Russ Laggan on May 31, 2016 at 1:39 PM

We all know from the famous book 7 Habits of Highly Effective People by Stephen Covey that there are specific habits that highly effective people have built into their lives in order to reach their peak levels of performance.

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Topics: Agent Resources

Customer Service: Modeling Your Real Estate Business After the Big Companies

Posted by Russ Laggan on April 15, 2016 at 2:15 PM

As real estate agents, we have a tendency to get caught up in the details of a particular property or deal. While those details might be important in the moment, the most successful real estate agents are the ones who focus on offering the best interactions with their clients at all times.

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Topics: Agent Resources


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