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Real Estate Words to Avoid In Your Marketing

When people read your listings, website or any other marketing material, it's a reflection and extension of your brand. Standing out can go both ways. First impressions mean everything. Seeing photos or words from a brand influences a personal opinion of someone, even before a first meeting. And then it affects their first fully formed opinion of

July 20th, 2017|Categories: Marketing and Advertising|Tags: , , |

The Best Realtors Plan Out Their Day

What's the one thing that successful realtors have in common? They know what they are going to do heading into each day, and for how long. They don't get sidetracked during the day. Distractions are a minimum. If you stick with your plan/schedule, you will be able to focus on the things that move your business

July 13th, 2017|Categories: Agents|Tags: , , , |

How Tim Got 8 Listings in 4 Months – Using Books

We just talked to Tim in California. He’s gotten 8 listings in the last 4 months from the real estate books. The books have helped Tim get better results from every part of his business: He’s listing more Expireds because they remember him as the agent that sent them the book. He’s winning more of

July 11th, 2017|Categories: Members, Prospecting|Tags: , , , |

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: , , , , , |

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