Episode Description

Real estate is an ever changing market with highs and lows, how can we navigate and control this even during a pandemic? On this episode Ricky Carruth, a leading real estate agent on the Gulf Coast shares tips and tricks on how to always be the best in your career no matter what market. Noteworthy real estate tips on closing the deal, and help on your personal brand. Alex Quin asks Ricky which qualities make a solid and good real estate agent. If you are interested in the real estate market and ready to close the deal, check out this episode. 

Wisdom Nuggets

  • Business is unlimited for everyone, but you still can't do all the business. The industry is still too big. People do not want to put in the work to find all the loyal clients. Everything comes back to the quality of your work. The market is going to shift and go up and down but there are still huge opportunities always. 
  • If you're young and just trying to build a business. Don't forget to find your personal brand, pick a lane, and decide what you're passionate about. Make it a career first and then you are able to develop skills to build your own personal brand. 

Podcast Outline

[01:15] What's going on everyone 

[02:02] Selling real estate for 20 years

[02:36] Break down your career for us 

[03:51] 400 agents total

[05:18] What qualities make a solid and good real estate agent?

[07:03] The main ingredient is confidence

[08:40] Nothing will stop the real estate market

[10:28] You’re in competition with yourself 

[10:35] Relationships over transactions

[11:25] How did [the pandemic] affect showings?

[12:41] Relationships are universal

[14:29] Nobody has the essence that you have”

[15:12] Talk to me about your book 

[17:23] Money is sitting waiting on opportunity 

[18:39] Construction is about to go nuts

[19:05] Hey (break)

[19:47] What are some of the most common misconceptions about real estate?

[22:11] They are losing money

[23:10] Technology has done nothing but help agents

[24:03] Do you have any books [you recommend]

[26:10] I’m trying to be the best in the world at that

[27:28 How do you want to be remembered

[28:14] Thank you for joining me

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Power Quotes

  • “The main ingredient really is confidence. If you don't believe in yourself, if you don’t believe in the industry, if you don’t believe in your ability and you don't believe your gonna work hard, if you don't believe you and have that confidence that you're gonna get out there and work hard and help people and do the things your supposed to do, even if there is .0001% of you that doesn't believe or inst confident, then you are crushed.” - Ricky Carruth 7:03
  • “Competition does not exist, it's a mirage. You're in competition with yourself” - Ricky Carruth 10:21
  • “Relationships over transactions” - Ricky Carruth 10:35 
  • “Even if people have your playbook, they're not you. Nobody has the essence that you have” - Alex Quin 14:21
  • “Be the best and work really hard, even when no ones looking” - Ricky Carruth 26:28


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Alex Quin is a full-stack marketing expert and global keynote speaker. Founder and Chief Marketing Officer of UADV Marketing - a member of the Forbes Agency Council.

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