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Automating Your Real Estate Marketing

Imagine your marketing running by itself for weeks at a time. You would have a lot more time for the people to people parts of real estate. The important stuff. You can start automating parts of your marketing and prospecting to accomplish this. Each one of your days is usually different, but there are still

May 23rd, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising, Online Tools|Tags: , , , , |

Real Estate Photos are Worth 1,000 Words (or Dollars)

It's true that a picture is worth a thousand words. But they are worth a lot more in real estate. Taking great listing pictures changes an entire sale. There's no reason to hire a professional either. They also will bring more listings in the door. This home wouldn't sell. See this house. It was

May 18th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , |

You Ordered Your Books, What’s Next?

Table of Contents 1. 32 Ways You Can Get Business From Books. 2. Planting these seeds is different than working leads. 3. Putting together your book packages. 4. What to say if someone asks if you wrote the book. 5. What ghostwriting is and how it works. 6. Choosing multiple books. 7. Your Set-Up Manager and Your Member Site 8. Branding Yourself

May 16th, 2017|Categories: Leads, Members|Tags: , , , , |

Don’t Work With Buyers Unless They Commit With You

Working with buyers has a lot of benefits. It can set up listings down the road and improve your knowledge of the market. Never work with a buyer without a contract. You need to be picky with the buyers you work with. It can be a huge waste of time (and therefore money) when you

May 11th, 2017|Categories: Client Relations, Leads|Tags: , , , |

Approach Luxury Real Estate Differently

1 in 4 people that belong to the wealthiest top 25% of the population plan on investing in luxury real estate this year, according to yougov.com. If you take the effort to master luxury homes, it pays off more than any other niche. There's also a number of reasons that a lot more opportunity will be available for

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Prospecting|Tags: , , , , |

FSBO chooses Smart Agent over his best friend, who is an agent.

This week I spoke with Bruno, a Smart Agent Member who has got off to a good start with our program. Not only that, but he beat out the dreaded "my friend is an agent" excuse. We go over: Why this member was able to win this listing or a FSBOs friend. How he won

May 10th, 2017|Categories: Agents|

How to Find and Win Inherited Home Listings

 About 79 million people were born between 1941 and 1960. These are the baby boomers.  As a generation, they control the largest amount of real estate in America. Analysts predict boomers will pass along $27 trillion in the coming decades. Real estate will be a large portion of the wealth transferred. Last year alone, over

May 7th, 2017|Categories: Inherited Homes, Prospecting|

The Best and Worst Ways to Contact FSBOs

Making first contact with FSBO leads is a delicate process. FSBOs are pestered by agents all the time, you have to take the right steps to earn their trust. Realtors already don't have the best reputation. Then an owner decides to sell fsbo and gets calls and emails for the next month. Standing out is

May 3rd, 2017|Categories: FSBO|Tags: , , , , , |

Agent does the impossible. Wins over his in-laws.

This week I spoke to a realtor who has been using the Smart Agent's program with his team. They work as a team, with Wilton handling the marketing and have been winning listings. Not only that, but he was able to finally win over his in-laws with our program. In the interview we go over: How

May 3rd, 2017|Categories: Agents, Client Relations, Members|Tags: , , |

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: , , , |

Wait! I wan't to get you a FREE BOOK before you leave.

This book is my "mini-salesperson" and it gets me more listings without cold calling!