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How Virtual Assistants Can Get You Listings

What is the number one thing holding most agents back from success? It’s all the small work they have to do. I have a question for you. Are you building a business? Or building a job? Are you spending all your time doing $10 an hour work that someone else could be handled for you.

June 5th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Prospecting|Tags: , , , , |

Use Video to Market Yourself

It may not be your first idea, but using video's to establish yourself can do wonders. A real estate video can create a connection between you and an owner. Video marketing is another way to make sure you stand out and get people to remember who you are. It's another platform you can provide and prove your

June 1st, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising, Online Tools|Tags: , , , , |

Case Study: Member Wins Cold Luxury Leads

This week I spoke with Steve, a long-time realtor, and somewhat new Smart Agent's member. He currently has 6 listings that are all luxury homes. In the interview we discuss: What he sent to the cold leads (it wasn't a book). How he reacted to them following up. How this got him 6 listings. Highlights:

May 31st, 2017|Categories: Agents, Members|Tags: , , , , |

10 Ways to be the Authority

Being a realtor is a crowded business. This is why we talk about standing out so much here at Smart Agents. When you are regarded as an authority in your real estate market and area, owners want to work with you. They reach out to you. In order to get there, you need to brand

May 30th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , |

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?

Welcome to your Smart Agents membership. You have the tools and the means to separate yourself from other agents now, here's what to do next. Table of Contents 1. 32 Ways You Can Get Business From Books. 2. Planting these seeds is different than working leads. 3. The Easiest Way To Send Your Books Out 4. What to say

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|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!