204: How to find your dream home – with Robin McCoy (PART TWO)

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Earlier this week, we shared part one of this conversation, all about how to find your dream home. They say there are a few super key moments in life that are high stakes… getting married (or divorced), having a baby, moving to a new job or city and yes, buying a house. It’s the one time you spend a helluva lot of money and you want to do it right. 

Now, if you haven’t heard part one, go back and listen to that one first. But if you’re ready to continue on, let’s pick back up here with my conversation with REALTOR Robin McCoy as she simplifies how to find your dream home.

It’s time to simplify…

Here’s how. 

My special guest today is Robin McCoy and she’s simplifying how to find your dream home.

We tackle and simplify all aspects of it, including:

  • What the first few steps are to buying a home nowadays
  • Why she recommends to her clients to “put their shields up” and how to do it
  • When searching for homes, what things you should consider, above and beyond how long your commute would be
  • How using “love letters” could work for and against you in the home buying process – you decide based on the pros/cons of writing them
  • …and ultimately, we talked about the best practices and strategies you could use to make a compelling offer that buyers will find appealing.

It’s another week of our new way of podcasting, splitting the weekly episode up into two parts… We’ve been getting lots of positive feedback from you on this!

If you haven’t heard yet, we are releasing the first half now and part two on Friday this week. That way, the content is in a smaller, bite-size portion for you to listen to now, simmer on this entire week and be intentional with integrating what you learn into your everyday life.

We are simplifying our episodes to be shorter in length, easier to listen to, on-the-go.

Things have changed with the pandemic, including our old ways of listening to podcasts (either on our commute or at the gym)…and we’ve listened. Now you get shorter episodes, split into two for simpler learning. 

Q: Are you ready to find your dream home? If yes, this one is for you.

It’s time to #DoTheThing!


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My challenge for you this week:

How are you going to take what you’ve learned in today’s episode and to help you find your dream home? What’s one thing you’ll do differently? Share it with me, privately or publicly. Snap a photo of you doing the thing, and tag @thesimplifiers on Instagram for added accountability and support!

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About Robin McCoy

Robin McCoy – has been a Texas REALTOR® with Keller Williams Realty since January 2008… That’s 13+ years experience helping buyers and sellers throughout the DFW metroplex and beyond. 

She has served several terms on the Agent Leadership Council (ALC) of her market center, plus she’s held several board positions for the Charisma Charter Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association (ABWA). In 2019 Robin was honored as a Top Ten Business Woman of ABWA; the highest honor bestowed upon members of the organization. 

She gives back to her community through Vogel Alcove in Dallas, a non-profit that helps young children overcome the lasting and traumatic effects of homelessness, by making a contribution each time she helps someone buy or sell their home.

Where Robin hangs out online:

Website: robinmccoy.kw.com

Facebook: @Robin.McCoy.TX

Facebook: @RobinMcCoyRealtyGroup

LinkedIn: @RobinMcCoyRealty

Instagram: @Robin_Sells_Homes

Robin’s vote for the perfect guest on The Simplifiers Podcast:

Latorie Lloyd Walker – She is a Councilwoman for the Town of Moncks Corner, SC in the states and brings her experience of over 20 years as an early childhood educator and over 10 years as business ownership to the Moncks Corner community. She built multiple preschool academies, in which her team provides quality services to approximately 100 families daily. As an educator and business owner, Latorie has learned how to be patient, detailed-oriented, proactive, action-oriented, and a strong advocate for families.  

Latorie is also the author of Aspire In Your Pursuit, which was published in 2016. She’s previously served on multiple boards as an Executive Advisor, President, Vice President, Chair/Co-Chair, and Secretary.

Latorie is a member of the Charleston Trident Association of Realtors and the National Association of Realtors. She is also a long-term member of the American Business Women’s Association in which she received the most prestigious award as the national 2019 American Business Woman of ABWA.

Robin McCoy

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