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Real Tru Talk presented by Keller Williams

A group of local realtors sharing fun stories of the real estate industry and the Chippewa Valley as a whole.  Hosted by Knelly Dettinger

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EPISODE #42 - Discussing Home Loans & Opportunities from Buyers/Sellers  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Marcus from Edge Home Financial comes on the program to discus DSRC Loans. He talks about why he works for Edge and what separates them. What opportunities for buyers and sellers does he see happening from his side of the business.

What is a “DSCR” Loan and how it differentiates from others? Who is it for?

And how this can all lead to revenue for property owners.

EPISODE #41 - Selling a Special Place  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Knelly brings friend, nurse, mother and Chippewa Falls native Amy Fish onto the podcast to discuss selling homes that “have meaning”. Amy and her family recently purchased their dream home, but that meant selling their previous cabin that they had created memories and moments at.

EPISODE #40 - Market of the Moment (Late Summer) CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Knelly does a deep dive into the real estate market in the Chippewa Valley has the 2022 selling year moves past the midway point and later into the summer. Knelly and her team have helped more than 200 people locally just this year, a sign that the market in the area remains robust.

EPISODE #39 - Wayne Marek & Eau Claire Children's Theatre CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 

TruLiving is a proud supporter of the theatre and on this podcast Knelly talks with the director of the theatre Wayne about all things involving the organization. How did the theatre get started more than decades ago and the growth that has happened over the years.

EPISODE #38 - The Area's Real Estate Market Outlook  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

There is no doubt the markets are volatile, and that includes real estate. Knelly and the team talk about the shifting market and what they’ve seen. Overall, things remain very good. They are changing but change doesn’t necessarily mean “worse”.

They dive into what the Chippewa Valley market looks like in the summer of 2022

EPISODE #37 - Give Where You Live  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Knelly and Katherine introduce us to Alicia who recently joined the team She tells us about growing up in Eau Claire and about herself. Including that she may or may not be able to fix your furnace!

They also talk a little about supporting the local soccer team and how it’s part of the philosophy or “give where you live”. The real return they’ve seen from sponsoring a local entity.

EPISODE #36 - Sales Lead Generating  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN 

Knelly, Katherine and Fiona get together to talk about how they generate leads, for buying and selling homes. How it benefits clients on both sides and why it is growing in importance with the current market.

We learn what an “inside sales” rep does from Fiona who focuses on that for the team. She jumped into the role at a very young age and why does that appeal to her.

 

What is “circle prospecting”

EPISODE #35 - Prevent Burnout  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

- Talking about the importance of work life balance and their personal growth from it!

- The teams’ goals with “unplugging” and how they manage their rest and keeping burn out to a minimum

- Learning about the “80 20” Rule, are you being honest to yourself about your 80 20?

- Their top 5 takeaways to prevent getting burnt out!

 

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EPISODE #34 - Team Members CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Diving into introductions of the team members.

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Episode #33 - Back in the Game  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

We get a recap of the team to see what they have been up to and summary from this past quarter!

What is new in the housing market with interest rates and affordability with homeowners?

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Episode #32 Client Appreciation   CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Knelly and Katherine discuss hosting events for both current and past clients. Examples of what they do and why them do them, especially with former clients.  They cover how they do them and why the work is worth the effort.

Anyone who runs a business, works in sales or handles any marketing needs to listen to this.

 

They also discuss supporting the community through sponsorships and partnerships

 

And listen for your chance to win a free trip and stay in California!

 

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EPISODE #31 - Gratitude  CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

They discuss the power of gratitude and how it impacts personal and professional life. The group brings up examples from their own lives

Being grateful isn’t just about the good, but also embracing the opportunity to overcome challenges.

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EPISODE #30 - Stepping out of the Comfort Zone    CLICK HERE TO LISTEN

Knelly and her team discusses taking chances and trying new things and the challenges to overcome. Both in their careers and personal life.

Katherine talks about how she has gone sky diving, scuba diving and performed with a jazz band among many things within the last year. How does trying these new adventures apply to her career too.

 

Lisa N expresses how the team in general has helped her step outside her own comfort zone, including things like this podcast.

 

Lisa B discusses pulling the trigger to getting into real estate and the leap of faith that took.

 

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EPISODE #29 - Boundaries and Balance in your work/life

Sheila from Silly Serrano’s in Eau Claire talks with Knelly about creating a business. Most importantly, creating a balance between family and chasing dollars.

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EPISODE #28 (11/30/21) - Don't Forget the FUN in Your Business

Benefits of creating fun within your business. The team recounts some of their experiences they’ve had. Including a recent trip the team took to a conference in California. There was also another California trip the featured a flat tire story (among other things).

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Episode #27 - Getting 1% Better Everyday Part II

Accomplishments aren’t “all or nothing” but instead moving in a positive direction daily. From dieting, to cleaning rooms in your home to business this is an important mindset to have.

Be vulnerable and acknowledge your weak points

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Episode #26 - Getting 1% Better Everyday Part I

 

Accomplishments aren’t “all or nothing” but instead moving in a positive direction daily. From dieting, to cleaning rooms in your home to business this is an important mindset to have.

Be vulnerable and acknowledge your weak points

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Episode #25 - Celebrating Your Wins

It’s important to celebrate your wins and the team does that in this episode. While many times we focus on the lows in whatever we do, on this episode we look at the highs. Get ready for some uplifting anecdotes

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Episode #24 - So you want to be a Realtor

They take you through the process with some of newest realtors in the business, with tips and advice from the whole team. 87% of those who get their license let it expire within four years, so what does it take to make this a successful career

Dealing with the highs and lows that come.

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Episode #18 - Seven Baby Steps

Knelly talks with Meg Hyland about Dave Ramsey's 7 Baby Steps, and how those steps have manifested in their own lives. They describe their current and past difficulties, and how they handle them.

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Episode #17 - Living in Eau Claire

Knelly and Kathryn discuss their favorite haunts and locations in the Eau Claire area. They talk about what it's like to raise kids in Eau Claire.

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Episode #16 - Being a Mom and a Realtor

The moms of the TruLiving team introduce themselves and their families. They describe their work-life balances, and the pressures of being moms that they feel in their position.

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Episode #15 - 5 Things to Consider Before Buying an AirBNB

Five things to consider before buying an airbnb. Knelly and the team discuss their airbnb situations and what makes them successful.

 

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Episode #13 - Being a part of a team

Knelly sits down with her team to discuss what it is like being part of a real estate team. They discuss what they have learned from each other, and how they have come to depend on one another in their everyday lives.

 

EXTRA:  Lisa tells a behind the scenes story

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Episode #12

Knelly is joined by Deleesha Hanson who discusses her frequent moving experiences and what encourages her to commit to a major life change. Knelly asks about changing and expanding family and what role that plays in home buying.

EXTRA:  Stick around for a fun back story

 

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Episode #5: Staging Your Home

Home buyers, even in this hot market, won't necessarily purchase anything just because its available.  

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Episode #1: Meet the Team

We learn who the members are on this team. The PERFECT episode to listen to if you are in a position where you need to build a team. 

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