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How and Why You Should Get Buyer Leads

A lot of agents brush off working with buyers. They are missing out on multiple opportunities that can help every part of their business. Buyer business can do more for you than you may think. There's not as much money in this for realtors, but if you're a new agent or even just in a

April 26th, 2017|Categories: Leads, Prospecting|Tags: , , , |

New Member Gets Two Listings in One Day

Hi, this is Chuck White. You know how difficult lead follow up can be when you’re a busy Realtor. Sometimes you get so busy with listings, buyers, showings, open houses, closings, contracts, etc that you simply DO NOT HAVE TIME to do your lead follow up. Then, a lead falls thru the cracks and you

April 24th, 2017|Categories: Members|Tags: , , , , , |

Get the Most from an Open House

Open houses don't hold quite as much water as they used to, but it's still a big part of marketing a listing. Not only do you market your listing, you market yourself as an agent. Meeting other agents, neighbors or anyone interested in buying and selling is worth the effort alone. In a 2016 survey, Realtor.com

April 21st, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , |

You Ordered Your Books, What’s Next?

Table of Contents 1. 34 Ways You Can Get Business From Books. 2. Putting together your book packages. 3. What to say if someone asks if you wrote the book. 4. What ghostwriting is and how it works. 5. Choosing multiple books. Welcome to your Smart Agents membership. You have the tools and the means to separate yourself from other agents

April 20th, 2017|Categories: Leads, Members|Tags: , , , , |

Overcoming Your Real Estate Weaknesses

Everyone has strengths and weaknesses as an agent. Identifying and overcoming those weaknesses creates the difference between regular agents and smart agents. Don't keep attacking your work the same way over and over again unless it is running perfectly. Last week we posted a blog about identifying and using your strengths. Today will answer the other side

April 19th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Client Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t Miss Listings In Your Own Neighborhood Anymore

Have you ever seen a realtor's sign in your neighborhood and been upset you didn't get that listing? (Or even know about it.) You should be the realtor who lists homes in your area. It can be frustrating when the neighbor you've known for 20 years, lists with someone else. But there are steps you can

April 13th, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , , |

Case Study: New Realtor Immediately Wins Respect and Listings

Today's interview is with a brand new agent. A former carpenter turned realtor, Jerry immediately was treated like seasoned vet. In the interview we go over: Why he was regarded so highly as a rookie. How he has 8 listings in his first few months. His favorite way of prospecting. Highlights:   Full

April 10th, 2017|Categories: Members, Prospecting|Tags: , , |

What’s Your Real Estate Superpower?

Do you feel powerless in your real estate business? Are sellers not respecting you? Do they hire the top agent instead of you? Or when you do get a listing, the seller isn’t willing to clean up their ugly, stinky home. They expect you to work a miracle to sell their undesirable home! Do buyers disrespect

April 10th, 2017|Categories: Agents|Tags: , |

The Best Way to Become an Authority in Real Estate

How can you prove yourself as an expert in your field and earn the automatic respect from customers and potential customers? You have to become an authority in your real estate market, with your knowledge and experience. There are ways to automatically position yourself as that. Think about when you give away a business card, or

April 5th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , |

10 Worst Real Estate Photos

Pictures are one of the most important parts of your real estate listing. If you have bad pictures, your listing is going to get no traction. Here are 10 of the worst real estate photos and what went wrong with them. 1. This is another extreme example, but don't use an old or cheap camera.

April 3rd, 2017|Categories: Advertising and Marketing Your Listings|Tags: , , , , |

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