You know how important it is to stay on top of the trends each year. For 2009, it seems the market is heading towards trends in buyer leads, expireds, REO/short sales and client marketing. These four areas need attention if you want to get ahead this year.

You probably have client marketing well in hand or at least have a good plan in place since this is always a focus. That means you can focus in on the other three coming trends.

Are you ready to focus on buyer leads, expireds and REO/short sales? If you are not efficient and active in all three of these areas then it may be time to seek out some additional assistance. Getting on top of the trends beforehand will give you an edge and allow you to reach your goals for 2009.