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
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
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.
Yes, your appearance can make or break a sale. But does it actually matter? I guess we’ll leave that question to the most important judge of a realtor - the customer. Can a beard affect a home seller's decision to hire you? What about warm weather agents wearing more casual and weather appropriate attire? Is a
What’s the key to happiness in real estate? Quality customers that you enjoy working with. How do you find these quality customers? They’re in your past customers and sphere of influence. Or, they know your past customers and sphere of influence. There is an agent in our area. She's been in business for 5 years
This is the number one thing you need to do to dramatically boost your listing presentation conversion. It’s not that complicated. But, hardly anyone every does this. It’s not that complicated. But, hardly anyone every does this. Prove that not all agents are the same. Here's an example. I know of a guy who is extremely
It doesn’t take long for clients to notice an agent who isn’t completely prepared. It works the same way when an agent is clearly prepared. Let’s talk about two separate realtors. We’ll call one Andrew and the other Matt. It Starts with Communication The First thing is how they communicate with their clients or their
Having a good line of communication with your prospects or clients depends on their responses. Very few will respond to straight up attempts to land their sale or refer you to their friend. Conversion is trying to force people onto your time schedule, which is not very appealing to the person on the other end. If
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After a sale is made, the buyers, sellers and agents begin the process of signing and transferring legal documents. Over the last couple of years, more and more cases of scams and hackers targeting this part of the process. They will use information gained from the hack to trick one of the parties into a fraudulent