Month: August 2019

E&O Insurance Frequent Claim Scenarios: Case #5

Maintaining a written record of your work is an integral way to protect yourself from litigation. If a claim is ever filed against you, proper documentation can help clear you of any wrongdoing. Unfortunately, not all real estate agents are in the habit of creating a thorough paper trail. Here’s a real-world scenario where failure to obtain written approval resulted in a lawsuit: The Situation: A real estate agent entered into an exclusive listing agreement with a builder of custom homes to market a thirty-lot subdivision. As part of his responsibilities, the agent created a brochure with photographs and descriptions of …

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Bean Group New Agent Orientation: August 2019

We had a great turn out for August’s New Agent Orientation session last week at our Portsmouth, NH headquarters! We are pleased to welcome Dani Rockey (South Portland, ME office), Erin Diveny(Portsmouth, NH office), Phil Sangermano (Peterborough, NH office), Sandy Garrett(Dover, NH office), Andrea Jones (Franklin, NH office), Charlene Stephens(Peterborough, NH office), and Nancy Frost (Stratham, NH office) to the Bean Group family!

Bean Group Appears on the 2019 Inc. 5000 List

We are pleased to announce that Bean Group has again been named to Inc. Magazine’s list of the fastest-growing independent companies in America!  Ranking #3051 on the 2019 Inc. 5000 and #13 in New Hampshire, this marks Bean Group’s 8th appearance on the prestigious list. Thank you to our clients, agents, and staff who have helped us achieve this extraordinary honor. The complete 2019 Inc. 5000 is available at

Harnessing the Power of Your Real Estate Client Testimonials

When you’re buying a product on Amazon, do you look at the reviews? Do they affect your decision to purchase? How about when you’re deciding on a restaurant or hotel, do you read the reviews on sites like TripAdvisor and Yelp? Most people rely on the opinions of others to help guide their own decisions – a theory referred to as social influence or social proof. In real estate, the social influence of great client testimonials can be a powerful marketing tool for your business.  Acquiring Quality Client TestimonialsDon’t shy away from reaching out to past clients to solicit testimonials. …

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Q&A with Top Performing Bean Group Agent Jim Therrien

We’ve asked Jim Therrien, a top performing Bean Group agent, a few questions about his extensive experience in the real estate sales business. How long have you been in the real estate industry?:14 years. What did you do before becoming an agent?:I was in sales, marketing, and a logistics manager for various food manufacturers traveling throughout the U.S. and Canada. Why did you choose a career in real estate?:I was looking for something where I could apply my skills and not have to travel as much (I used to spend 180-200 nights a year in hotels). What is your favorite …

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