When an agent has a system that brings them referrals, that's when their business runs the smoothest. Referrals bring leads that almost are guaranteed to list while being the most enjoyable owners you can work with. The key to a system that brings referrals is business partners. There are a lot of different types of them
Real estate is an industry where new clients and prospective new clients are uninformed. More so than other industries as well. This can affect your business as an agent, especially how you handle it. There’s a lot of typical stereotypes that the average person may believe about realtors. There's a lot of parts of a
Landlords are another forgotten niche that agents don't heavily pursue. Finding recently rented properties and targeting those owners is a great strategy. The key is showing them enough evidence that selling is easier and better financially then dealing with tenants. It's true in a lot of ways, so it won't be impossible to convince them this.
Giving a gift to a client after a transaction is a common thing for agents to do. And for a good reason. Real estate closing gifts show your appreciation for the client and help build your relationship for later. The more lasting power the gift has, the more likely a referral can come from that
1. Have a plan and stick to it. Agents who go through each week with a prospecting plan don't let their business run them. If you schedule two hours of calling or drop-offs, don't go over that time. Because when it messes up your day, you'll start to not look forward to prospecting when the time
A common objection an owner has is, "We want to sell, just not in the immediate future. You can touch back with us in six months or so." If they say that, it should be your goal to get that listing before that. It's more than possible. If an owner gives you the go ahead to
First impressions are everything. We all know this though. For agents, they're even more important and tougher. Most agents sound the same to an owner. Or they're easy to see through and turn off the owner. Think of used-car salesmen. Most of them just hammer away about having the lowest prices. One of them broke
You call an expired lead or reach out to them. You get a meeting with them. It turns out, their home is overpriced, but they won't lower. From the outside, it looks like this held the sale back. They could even have gotten a couple of offers but they were too low. The best course of
This week I spoke with Tim for the third time. Last time we checked in on him, he was consistently getting listings with his books. The week before I talked to him was crazy for him. He signed five listings in a span of four days. He's also won over 25 listings in 2017 with the books.
Real estate is a hectic career. There are a lot of small tasks that you can get done by someone else. It will save you time and money by letting you focus on the bigger things. The website fiverr.com can be a great resource for a lot of the smaller tasks. There are marketing tasks, website