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12 Habits of a Successful Real Estate Agent

If you really like what you do, you never stop looking for new ways to improve. You can’t just go through the motions and stay the same if you want to be the best you can be. Once you start to implement these habits and tips into your own business, you will start to see

June 25th, 2017|Categories: Agents|Tags: , , |

5 Ways To Convince Owners Not To Listen to Zillow

I bet you're not a fan of Zillow. Most agents aren't. For good reason. But the real task is convincing owners that Zillow isn't reliable. It causes problems all the time for agent's listings and can affect the owner. If an owner mentions anything he saw or learned on Zillow, you need to show them

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Client Relations, Leads|Tags: , , , |

Watch How To Find Leads Your Competition Won’t

June 23rd, 2017|Categories: Divorced Homes, Inherited Homes, Leads, Property Tax|Tags: , , , , , , |

FSBOs Are Easy to List Like This

This week's interview is with Myra, who's been a Smart Agent's member for a couple of months. She just started implementing the program and won a FSBO listing early on. In this interview we go over: How she turned a cold lead into a warm lead. How she followed up with that lead. Why she

June 6th, 2017|Categories: Agents, Members|Tags: , , , , |

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: , , , , |

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: , , , |

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: , , , |

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: , , |

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!