Our Notes from DC Masterminds

Mastermind Notes Maryland, DC Chris Suze PG. 22 MREA Build your business to expand home base - 8 people, 150 million Launched expansion in 2014 Growth Division/ Op. Division/ Lead Gen Division “Your Approach, Your Ability, and Your Willingness to do the work of Real Estate sales will be the greatest determining factors for your success” GK GK Expansion is the inevitable next evolution in Real Estate Why should we care to expand - increase profit, expand the vision of your business, deepen our bench 80/20 principle- what is our 20? What is MY 20? Move from E to P - focus, strategic options, models, systems, accountability Goals (championship) vs. Systems (playbook) Goals can reduce your curre

Top 5 School Districts in the Grand Rapids Area

When looking for the perfect home and neighborhood, many factors come into play. But finding the perfect school district is always at the top of the list when looking for a new home. Families want to ensure their children are going to get the best education possible. Here in the Grand Rapids area there are many options for schools, we have compiled a list of the top 5 school districts in this area. #1 East Grand Rapids Public Schools, Grand Rapids, MI “Educating and Inspiring Each Student to Navigate Successfully in a Global Community” Academics: A+ Teachers: A+ Clubs & Activities: A Diversity: C- College Prep: A+ Health & Safety: B #2 Forest Hills Public Schools, Grand Rapids, MI “All Learn

Simple and Easy DIY Backyard Fire Pit

There’s nothing cozier than gathering around a fire with friends and family. Make your home this summer’s new spot for bonfire’s and memories by creating your very own backyard fire pit! Safety First Find a spot a good distance away from the house and any low hanging branches or trees. Then call 811 to make sure there are no underground lines that you need to be aware of before you get the process going! What You’ll Need Stake Marking Paint String Shovel Hand Tamper Gravel Base Water Leveler Cement Trapezoid Blocks Metal Fire Pit Ring Concrete Adhesive Lava Rocks X Marks the Spot In our case, “O” marks the spot. Once you have found the perfect area for your fire pit and checked the safety we

Tips for Throwing a Summer-tastic BBQ

Summer is finally upon us and we all know it’s the perfect time for great weather, gathering with friends, and delicious food. Bar-B-Qs are the perfect way to enjoy all of this at one time and hosting one can seem a bit overwhelming… but we’re here to help by providing a few helpful tips that will make your BBQ a flawless one! The Invites There’s no need to go over the top [for a gathering with some of your favorite people]. Creating a simple Facebook event can help you get an idea of the how many people plan on attending. This will give you an idea of how much food and drinks to prepare ahead of time. Your guests are also able to see who else is going and can make carpooling arrangements ah

The Motivators Behind Buying and Selling a Home

When it comes to buying and selling homes every client has their own “unique” motivator(s) for buying or selling their home. Identifying these motivators can help their real estate agent find homes that fit their wants and needs. Let’s take a look at some of the common motivators. Upsizing and Downsizing Many clients are either looking to upsize or downsize their home. This can be for many reasons. One is children, when homeowners start beginning their families, they need more space, because with more people comes from stuff. They want their children to have their own rooms, a yard to play in, and a family friendly neighborhood. On the flip-side, it’s about downsizing. One, the kids are all

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