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  • RE/MAX Alliance is ranked the #1 Residential Real Estate Broker in Denver AND Boulder according to the Denver Business Journal.
  • RE/MAX Alliance was named #1 RE/MAX Franchise in the World for Agent Count and Sales Volume in 2010, 2011, and 2012.
  • RE/MAX agents average 16.6 transaction sides per year,more than double what the competition averages.

At RE/MAX Alliance we are all about helping our agents and clients realize their dreams. Our agents are passionate, not only about real estate, but also about the people they work with and running a successful, credible independent business. Our clients are confident in our brand, our marketing, and our expertise, which is why RE/MAX Alliance agents are more likely to be referred than any other REALTOR® in Colorado!

Let the power of the RE/MAX Alliance brand leverage your business with name recognition, unsurpassed credibility, opportunities for continued education and training, agent support services and cutting edge technology.

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Associate Tools Blog

  • What is Fiduciary Obligation and How Far Should It Go?
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    I imagine there will be a flurry of opinions weighing in by those who read this article.  And that is a GOOD thing, because as professionals we should be thinking about our responses and responsibilities and privileges and accountability about everything that we do in our real estate business.

    Considering that a large part of what we do is assist others in spending a large part of their FUTURE wealth, how involved should we allow ourselves to get in offering advice?

    May I share a story with you before you answer that question please?  It might possibly allow deeper insight into why the question is being asked and maybe even change how you choose to respond.

    In 1991 I passed the test and suddenly I was licensed to sell real estate. We all know that doesn’t mean we “know” the business, but that we are just getting started in going about learning the business!

     My first client was a friend of a friend.  They were excited about buying their first home.  They were celebrating their second wedding anniversary – and their first child on the way!  I was excited about making my first sale!

    They both had pretty good jobs and a fair amount of savings. The lender qualified them for a substantial mortgage amount and we began our house hunt.  They were a friendly couple, comfortable with me. Since we shared a mutual friend they shared many personal dreams with me as we spent time together.

    This mother to be wanted very much to quit work, stay home and raise their child and the father to be agreed wholeheartedly.  They also wanted more children.  And he dreamed of starting his own business in the near future.  They had plans, big plans, young new family plans that they never thought twice about eagerly sharing with me; because it was clear they trusted me.  They trusted that I was on their side and working specifically for them, not just to show them homes, but to help them make their best decision.

    They were first time home buyers counting on me to know everything they didn’t know and trusting me to share that information with them.  I was a new agent, uncertain of what was and what wasn’t my fiduciary responsibility to them, but knew only that I had such a responsibility!

    I realized that if they bought a home for the maximum monthly payment they had been approved for they would very likely experience some difficulty executing those great plans they had for their new family. 

    The loss of her income had not been considered in their pre-approval.  The cost of raising more children had not been taken into account.  Continuing their savings plan so he could take the risk of starting his business had not been factored in; along with utility payments and unexpected expenses that hadn’t even been thought about by anyone! 

    As a mother of three myself and working hard to make ends meet these were real life situations I fully understood.  As a brand new real estate agent I had no real point of reference to turn to for guidance.  Right or wrong, my heart insisted I bring this subject up with these clients.

    Here's what I ended up doing with this special couple; my very first real estate clients.

    I simply mentioned some relevant thought processes for them to consider in the course of conversation while viewing the next home we went to see.  I asked if, in their financial planning for their future, had they taken the additional costs and decreased income into consideration?  Were they making their own decision about how much they could afford, rather than basing their purchase only on what the mortgage company was willing to lend?

    There are some who would counsel that this was outside the scope of my duty as a real estate agent.  And there are those who will applaud the choice I made to “get personal” with a client.

    All these years later, (it's 2016 as I write this) I still treasure the letter I received from them after we closed on the much less expensive home they choose to purchase.  A letter that essentially told me “Thank you for thinking about our need rather than your commission check.”

    Having gone on from there to a full and rewarding real estate career, I still consider that one of my finest moments as a real estate agent.

    What would you have done?

  • Why Hiring a Professional Photographer is as relevant as hiring a Professional REALTOR
    After taking the time to counsel a seller about how important everything they do is, how can we in good conscience do any less in representing their property on the websites where it will be seen by MILLIONS of people? 
  • The ATM problem that solves a Real Estate Dilemma

    Alliance Agents; would it be fair to say that prospecting for new clients has changed dramatically since the 80’s, 90’s and even the early 2000’s?

    Yet the ways people respond to prospecting efforts remains the same.  Specifically the expectations of the consuming public remains the same.  To rise above the noise of the crowd your commitment to customer service that is not just above and beyond average, but sterling in quality and execution must increase. 

    The most important change is in the various methods of communication available to us as we prospect. (At this point it is prudent to state that if you are not prospecting for new business on a regular basis, you most certainly should begin to incorporate it into your business model).

    While the venues of engagement are dramatically different; people still want, expect and deserve the warm, caring, personal attention that has always been the trademark standard for the Alliance family of products, services and above all the Broker Associates.

    The biggest change we have seen in recent years is that the majority of interaction with our potential clients has shifted from personal contact to almost exclusively virtual relations.

    Our challenge is in providing a warm personal experience via iPhone or tablet.  How do we convey caring that builds relationships and strong customer loyalty via virtual engagement through machines?

    This was the dilemma banks were faced with solving, and the answers they discovered are an avenue of solution in the real estate industry.

    Where once upon a time you walked into your banking establishment, were greeted by friendly personnel, offered coffee or a sweet treat and exchanged small talk while the teller completed your transaction, the convenience of the ATM machine put an end to most of that face time.

    People preferred dealing with the machine over parking, getting out of the car and walking inside to stand in line.  Free coffee and friendly smiles were not enough to entice them away from the convenience of remaining in their "comfort zone"; their vehicles.

    Over a short amount of time banks began to notice a trend that was disturbing.  Without those personal warm fuzzy interactions occurring, loyalty to brands vaporized into thin air.  What was happening was that the first time the ATM machine failed to function perfectly customers were more willing and actually did begin to change who they gave their banking business to.

    The focus was on how to solve the dilemma of building and retaining customer loyalty, while maintaining the ease of drive through convenience.

    They simply had to find a way to incorporate the same excellent personal customer service that inspired much of the initial loyalty they had enjoyed.  It became a matter of finding a way to humanize the mechanical engagement, so virtual interaction would simulate closely the same feelings face to face contact created.

    They found answers that worked for them.  The process they went through saves us in the real estate industry having to start from scratch.  Smooth mechanics mixed with attention to detail has revolutionized their customer ATM experiences and begun to rebuild the customer loyalty they want to maintain.  (Having envelopes available at the ATM along with extra deposit slips is one detail they gave attention to that helped!)


    All prospecting in real estate is about engaging virtual strangers in order to build relationship and do so quickly, in order to lead to actual business being conducted.  Whether the potential client is a buyer or seller the desired outcome is the same. 

    • Engage
    • Build rapport
    • Conduct business. 

    Humanizing engagement within the social platforms we work with is fairly easy, but inspiring engagement is usually the tougher issue to tackle.  A combination of written, video and interactive posts will help you discover what your audience responds best to.

    Have you considered how to make one or more of the different media platforms available as part of your regular prospecting efforts?  

  • Attending Social Occasions Online
    CAN SOCIAL MEDIA BE AN OUTLET FOR MARKETING AND PROSPECTING? The social media possibilities are as endless as our personal life activities are diverse.  For instance if you like to skydive chances are you are tapping into a group of people very different from the back yard garden enthusiast. 
  • Podcasts - a quick & easy marketing tool
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  • Market Videos from VScreen

    We're excited to announce a great new feature to the HomesInColorado website platform -- Market Update videos! 

    These market update videos show a consumer a snapshot report of what's been happening in their local real estate market for the past month -- showing an interactive display of number of houses listed, sold, median list price, average days on market, and much, much more! 

    Here's an example of this month's Market Update for the Louisville ∓mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp; Superior area: 

    Subscribe to our YouTube channel to browse all available videos!

    Each month, new stats will be published and will update the videos for all of the areas we feature. With these videos, you could set  a buyer up on one of the Action Plan campaigns in rDesk, which links to an existing page on

    You could also add this page as a link on your personalized HomesInColorado website, embed just the videos through use of one of the widgets, and so much more! 

  • Listing Videos by VScreen

    As you all know, in the world of online listings, there is quite the competition to get your listing noticed first, and to leave a lasting impression with potential buyers. In today's marketplace there are literally thousands of websites potential buyers can use to search all available homes for sale. 


    Since the dawn of 3rd party sites such as Zillow, Trulia, and others, RE/MAX Alliance has always touted our own brokerage website,,  for property search over others. Why, you might ask? Well, for starters, the data we feature on is far more timely and accurate on our website than these third party sites. We can also display more information from the MLS on all the listings than some of these other sites can. We also add value for the consumer from the "no ads" approach -- it's less confusing for a consumer trying to contact one of our Realtors about a listing -- there aren't several faces ∓mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp; names vying for their attention on the listing's web page on

    Plus, did we mention that on the HomesInColorado web site you also have your own personal website with all of these same great features? And now, as if you didn't need another reason to send your clients to, RE/MAX Alliance has partnered with a video company called VScreen to add exclusive listing videos to your listings! 

    So, what does this Listing Video look like, you ask? Here are a few example videos of current RE/MAX Alliance listings: 

    VScreen takes the data and photos you've input in your listing from the MLS and automatically creates this informational/promotional video for your listing. It's also updated regularly with current mortgage rates and other statistics that are shown in the video. The videos, while templated, aren't all the same. Each video will show a different variety of slides based on the home's best features. So for example, let's use the WalkScore component. If your listing's WalkScore is a 1 out of 5 stars, that's probably not a very marketable feature of the home, and it therefore isn't shown on the video. But instead, let's say the house has a 5 car garage -- instead, a slide that talks about the extra parking spaces will be shown. 

    You'll also notice when viewing the listing videos on HomesInColorado that there is a convenient "share" button in the top right corner -- you can click this button to easily share the videos with your social media networks! You can also share the video ∓mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp; listing by sharing the link on HomesInColorado -- the quick way to get that link is to use this short URL of: (∓mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;t;-- insert the listing's MLS number here). That way you can share the video ∓mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp;mp; listing information out via email or on printed materials, as well. 

    So when can you first see these videos on your listings? We're launching them on HomesInColorado on September 1st, 2014! So stay tuned, and be sure to check it out on Sept. 1st. 






  • Realtor Tips: How to Host the Perfect Open House

    It is pretty common in Colorado's competitive market, as well as other places, for a home that is fairly priced and in good condition to sell without ever hosting an open house.  However, most Realtors still believe in the power of the open house, especially when it comes to encouraging multiple offers or breathing new life into a somewhat stale listing.

    Of course there are tons of other reasons to host an open house as well, practically if the home has been remodeled or renovated, was taken off the market and put back on, is a new-build, or is in a particularly popular community.  Furthermore many Realtors see an advantage in hosting "neighborhood open houses" which are designed to bring the immediate community together not necessarily to fuel the listing, but to encourage community relationships.  Having said all that, there are also several things you, as a Realtor, definitely want to do and don’t want to do when planning an open house. And, here they are!

    • Preach the golden rules! Clean, de-clutter, depersonalize, and stage.  These fundamental guidelines should never be overlooked and will go a lot further than any other single thing you can do.
    • Make sure agent and client expectations and realities are the same.
    • Consider putting forth funds which can be reimbursed at closing for things like staging items, carpet cleaning, and floor replacement if the homeowner is unable to cover those costs.
    • Make certain the open house is marketed in local publications a few days prior and advertised well on the streets the day of. 
    • Showcase the home’s features by encouraging people to open doors to closets, appliances, garages, and outside living spaces.
    • Have some handouts prepared that include listing information and offer consideration requirements, as well as some community details.
    • Encourage families to bring their children and other family members to the open house with them.
    • Put up signage that indicates things like where the crawl space entrance and sprinkler controls are located. 
    • Open house agents should invite guests to preview the home freely, but should also interact with them by giving them a “tour” of specific elements without being over bearing.
    • Have a sign in sheet with phone numbers and emails.
  • Tech Tips for Agents

    Check out all these great fun and easy apps you can use to boost your real estate business presence that are either low cost or free!

  • Realtor McDonald had a Farm...

    If you were a savvy real estate farmer, the rest of the rhyme would go... e-i-e-i-o, and on his farm he had a plan, e-i-e-i-o with a regular mailer here, and an annual event there, here a buyer, there a seller, and all the neighbors know my name, Realtor McDonald had a farm, e-i-e-i-o.

    Okay, so maybe that was a stretch trying to connect the song with the concept, but you get my point and can clearly see the idea behind it. And, although the two kinds of farms we are drawing a comparison between are in two completely different industries, they do have several similarities that make for an easy metaphor. One is the amount of time it takes to cultivate a producing farm and the upfront manual labor involved in planting each seed and raising them into their maturity. So with that in mind, here are some tips for sowing a lucrative and long standing geographical real estate farm.

    Any successful farm did not grow and produce fruit overnight. You must dedicate at least a year to your marketing before you can expect to see any results. In fact, it will likely take several years before you see a return on your investment. But after a 10 year commitment you should be making a profit off your farm. Preparing for the time it will take is key

    Set rules around your farm. Decide what you are going to do and do it.  If you say you are going to knock on doors, than knock on ten tomorrow! If you say you are going to throw a summer neighbor appreciation BBQ, then contact the HOA today. Start the official neighborhood page on and become their neighborhood moderator.

    Host every open house possible in that neighborhood or offer to do showings for other agents. It is not a waist even if you are an experienced agent. The more you show up, the more you are present in the minds of the community. If it is your own open house, maybe consider hosting a cocktail party/open house event just for the neighbors and get the conversation going about the value of the homes and the community in general.

    Think of ways to reach your farm that are outside of the box or unique to the community. For instance, arrange offers for a free day of swimming at the local rec-center, Christmas tree removal services, discounted lawn services or how about a coupon for a free septic test. Likewise consider sponsoring things like events, sports teams, neighborhood watch programs, rummage sales and regular summer scavenger hunt to help put your friendly face in front of the community more often. 

What our agents say about RE/MAX Alliance

"After interviewing a few different brokers, I opted for RE/MAX Alliance Central for numerous reasons. For starters, the office manager Kim Hawkins is fabulous. She's an amazing leader, answers questions quickly (or finds the answer in a very reasonable time) and is extremely supportive and encouraging. The front office staff at Central is second to none. They are always helpful and are consistently wanting to help agents grow their business. Not only is our office energetic and positive, the entire company has the same feel. Of course there was also the undeniable instant recognition that comes with the red, white and blue of RE/MAX. This company was the perfect fit for me from the start!"

--Susie Wargin, RE/MAX Alliance Denver Central

"Working with RE/MAX Alliance is exceptional as there is a world of support, knowledge and respect that help me with my business. The owners, managers and support staff have my best interest at heart. It’s like family. I simply work with the best of the best and I love it."

--Sheila Weaver, RE/MAX Alliance Arvada

"As a REALTOR® who depends on having access to the latest and greatest in real estate technology and assets, I firmly believe in RE/MAX Alliance. Being the largest real estate company in the area has many benefits. Not only does RE/MAX Alliance do more real estate we also have more “For Sale” signs in yards. That means more exposure for you and your sellers. We have an enormous amount of technology readily available to use on a daily basis. Although we have more offices and agents we also have that feel of a small local company. Our brokers are important members of our communities, volunteering in many arenas, donating lots of time and money to various events, causes, and schools."

--Randy Ewan, RE/MAX Alliance Fort Collins South

"After several years of owning my own Real Estate firm, I decided to change my career path. I researched and interviewed ALL of the different Real Estate Companies, large and small. My decision to go to RE/MAX Alliance – Westminster has changed my career. For years I had worked hard and barely managed to get by. I was concerned that if I went to RE/MAX, I would not be able to afford my office bill. My first year at RE/MAX Alliance, my income from floor was double of what my office bill was! Each year I have increased my income and have received volume awards consistently. I love that we have many offices throughout the Metro area, and I use them all. I love that the ownership and management of Alliance really cares about each agents’ success and provides the tools and means to achieve that end. With regards to our office in Westminster, there are offices closer to my home, but I love the office staff and our building location speaks for itself."

--Karen Nichols RE/MAX Alliance Westminster

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