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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

March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , |

Case Study: Member Lists 25 Houses

Today's interview is with Steve, a veteran realtor from Florida. We go over: How he listed 25 homes with books. His million dollar listing. How the books make him instantly respected and credible. He gets referral listings from them too. Highlights: Full Interview: Transcript: Steve:   I started selling homes in

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Agents, Prospecting|Tags: , , , |

Overcoming Owner’s Excuses to Get Their Listing

A large number of your prospects are going to make excuses to why they don't want to list with you. If you counter with such a convincing argument, you will win their listing. Having a pre-scripted answer to the most common objections will make it easy for you. Being able to overcome objections is a skill

March 21st, 2017|Categories: Prospecting|Tags: , , , |

How Did This Realtor Get 5 Easy FSBO Listings?

Today Ben Curry interviewed Ray, a realtor from Illinois's who has been on a roll recently listing FSBOs. Throughout the interview they went over: How he listed 5 homes that were FSBO. The exact script he uses to give the book to the FSBOs. How he is marketing himself. His high conversions on these listings appointments

March 8th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Expireds|Tags: , , , , , |

Why I Never Tell Sellers I’ll Bring Them a Buyer

Should you tell sellers or potential clients you have a buyer? Some agents love to tell sellers that they might bring them a buyer. I call it the “I have a buyer” listing strategy. In fact, some agents will call sellers and tell them that they might have a buyer interested in their house. They will

March 8th, 2017|Categories: Client Relations, Prospecting|Tags: , |

Realtor Dominates Listing Presentations

Today's interview is from Pearl from California. We covered a variety of things including: How she is winning listing presentations in 5 minutes. Other ways she markets and why she won 40 listings last year. When an owner left his agent in the middle of the listing for her. How she gets referral business. Highlights:

March 6th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , |

Dealing With Rude Sellers

Are rude sellers driving you crazy? Every agent has dealt with owners like this from time to time. Getting calls at 10 P.M. demanding attention right then and there. How do you deal with it if a seller angrily confronts you? They may be complaining about high fees or even the status of their sale.

March 6th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Client Relations|Tags: |

Case Study: Member Corners Buyer’s Market with Smart Agents

This week I interviewed Sheri, who's been a member with us for over a year. She's using the tools from Smart Agents in a way that I hadn't covered in an interview before. We go over: How she used the Smart Agents books to position herself as a buyer expert. How she gets the books

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Agents|

Here’s How Blogging Can Grow Your Real Estate Business

There are a lot of different ways to separate yourself from the competition. Keeping your web presence in line with that is a big part. This is why you need to be blogging. Blogging is not prospecting for leads, it's for establishing yourself in your market. And it will bring in leads. Having a blog allows

March 2nd, 2017|Categories: Online Tools, Prospecting|Tags: , , |

Member Gets 11 Listings in 3 Months with Smart Agents

This week we talked to a new member. Ed from New England. In just three months with our program, he has 11 listings. We discuss: How Ed has the business of 11 listings that all tie back to the books. How he is using the books on appointments and through direct mail. Why this works

March 1st, 2017|Categories: Agents, Leads, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , , |