Article originally published on the Elite Agent website.

Recently we’ve had a number of discussions with clients where they have expressed concerns about whether or not they should cut costs in their business.

‘Is it time to batten down the hatches?’

‘We are behind in our tax debt; what should we be doing about it?’

In tough times, you can bet the strong will get stronger.

I am still positive about the real estate industry but cycles are inevitable and smart businesses are proactive about protecting their position in the market.

Some companies may already have themselves in a slight pickle but haven’t given up the fight and want to know what they should do.

In business, there are hundreds of numbers you could be tracking and the key is to know which one to focus on at the right time. Visit the Elite Agent website to read more.