13 Life Hacks For Agents

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We all want to be more productive, both at work and at home. Life hacks help us do just that – they’re little shortcuts that make a big difference. Below we share 13 genius, why-didn’t-I-think-of-that tips that will optimize your efficiency at the office, on the road and at home. Prepare to be the envy of all your friends.

At The Office

staple remover life hack
Use a staple remover to add or remove keys from a ring without breaking a nail.
cord management toilet paper
Keep your cords tangle free – use empty toilet paper or paper towel rolls to divide and conquer.
microwave leftovers
Leftovers for lunch? Space out a circle in the middle for significantly more even heat distribution.

 On The Go

collar iron hair straighteners
Hair straighteners = mini irons. Great for collars, cuffs and more when you’re traveling.
cd bagel tote
Breakfast on the run? Resurrect your CD spindles; they make perfect bagel totes!
toothpaste car lights
Treat your trusty steed (aka your car) to an affordable spa treatment. White toothpaste polishes headlights – and tail lights – in a jiffy!

On Site

rubberband paint can
Wrap a rubberband around a can of paint to wipe excess off your brush and keep the sides drip-free.
stocking vacuum
Drop something? Find a seller’s lost jewelry or your dropped eyeglass screw by placing a stocking over the end of a vacuum tube.
Sticky Note Drill
Place a folded sticky note under any holes you’re drilling to keep plaster off the floor.

At An Open House

cheese floss
Slice soft cheeses and cakes like a pro with unscented dental floss (just be sure to throw out the evidence before guests arrive).
walnut wood dings
Carry a walnut in your pocket or purse when you visit your listings. A simple swipe instantly removes light-colored dings on wood surfaces.
easy ways to tie a tie
Dress to impress: four ways to tie a tie.

At Home

brownie mug
How to make a brownie in the microwave in less than two minutes. Go!

After a long day of prospecting, presentations and showings, you deserve it! (And you have our permission not to share a single bite.)

Click here to discover more great life hacks – when you’re done hunting down your floss, walnuts, and staple remover, that is.

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