If you’re struggling to find real estate buyer leads, look no further than military homebuyers. A large group of homebuyers who may need more help navigating the complexities of their situation, such as a VA loan, military homebuyers are a great choice for helpful agents.
As summer comes to a close, there is no shortage of real estate news. Lack of chemistry Sure, there are some who think Americans have turned into a bunch of whiners since the pandemic hit, but the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) claims some of the complaining they see is justified. The number of complaints the bureau has received from consumers during the pandemic has almost doubled since before the crisis (up 44%). According to the report, “The biggest consumer finance problems since the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic have pertained to credit report issues.” “Specifically, a lack of chemistry…
When you’re chatting up potential clients, do you know how to win them over? Having a great “elevator pitch” is essential for anyone who generates leads offline – Here are some ways to develop the perfect pitch that’s right for you.
Want to become a more productive agent? Follow along with these 3 steps and you’ll see your productivity improve in no time!
John and Lenore live in a lovely, well-maintained and furnished home. They recently listed the it for sale. After multiple showings, in a very hot sellers’ market, the home still didn’t have an offer. Feedback from buyers’ agents give us an indication of why buyers were hesitant to make an offer. Although they “loved the house,” most of the agents said, the nearby railroad tracks were a turnoff. Lenore was flabbergasted. Yes, there are Union Pacific freight tracks nearby, but they are located far enough away that in 6 years of living in the home she’d only heard a train…
Testimonials are all well and good, but being able to provide real social proof of your accomplishments is worth its weight in gold. Learn how to build case studies you can use to do just that with these tips:
If you’ve ever toyed around with the idea of offering some kind of compensation for positive real estate reviews, READ THIS FIRST. There are many ways you can hurt your business doing this, so make sure you follow these tips to go about it the right way:
Wanting to improve your real estate website but not sure where to start? Today we’re going through 2 easy-to-implement tips you can use to give your site a boost in minutes:
Client retention is SO important in real estate, and helping out on moving day is a great way to help yourself stay top-of-mind with your clients. Here are some ways you can make the moving process easier:
For some, the idea of rejection can be a tough one to stomach. But in real estate, you’re bound to experience your fair share of it. Today’s article is all about learning how to handle rejection as a real estate agent, and how it can make you a better agent.
There’s a ton of competition out there, and it isn’t always easy to stand out in your market. If you’re looking for a quick turnaround, an expired listing packet is a great way to get leads fast. Here’s everything you need to know to get started:
Now, more than ever, people are looking for that human touch. Many of us have been isolated for months, so getting a call from your local realtor in the for of a personal touch campaign may actually be a blessing. Here are some ideas to help you get the ball rolling:
When it comes to social media for real estate agents, there are some clear winners (and some pretty big losers). But for every app, there’s someone championing it as the end all be all for marketing. Here are some things to consider before investing your time in a new platform:
How do you get new real estate leads? The easiest way is to focus on warm leads – leads who know you and are interested in your service. The second easiest way? Circle prospecting. Here’s how it works:
When it comes to selling a home during the pandemic, things have definitely gotten complicated. The kinds of questions your clients ask, things buyers are looking for – everything’s changed. And as agents, it’s out job to adapt. Here’s what you need to know to sell during Covid-19.
Learning how to work with other agents, and how to maintain a level of professionalism, is one of those skills that seems to be harder to find lately. Today, let’s break down how to interact with others in the field, and why its so important that you do
Finding a niche is one of the best things you can do when you’re trying to stand out online, and given the events of the year, landlords are looking like they’re going to be a hot group to target moving forward. Here’s why focusing on the landlord lead may be the best decision you’ve ever made:
Summer is the perfect time to break out a good book, work on your skills and improve your business. We’ve cracked the code on 4 choices for summer reading for real estate agents that we think you NEED to check out this season:
If you’re ready to compete with the big players as a listing agent, you’re going to need the right tools for the job. Today, we’re breaking down the top tools to help you compete in the summer real estate market.
The current real estate market seems to be confusing the “experts.” This is especially evident when it comes to their predictions on where home prices are headed. Zillow’s “economic research team,” for instance, sees a “… 1.8% drop in prices through October 2020.” Both the NAR and Mortgage Banker’s Association, on the other hand, see price increases in their crystal balls (3.8% and 4.0% respectively). Agents we’ve spoken with are more concerned about the tightening inventory that their buyers are facing than price increases or decreases in the future. Right now, they need homes to sell to eager buyers and…
What a strange time to be a real estate agent. If you’re caught in a slump, here are some motivational real estate videos you can use to give yourself a boost.
As we begin to see low demand for new leases in response to COVID-19, it would seem that now is the perfect time to help renters turn into buyers. But how do you even FIND these elusive leads? And what do you do once you’ve found them?
If you’re just getting started, it can feel like there’s a lot to do. But without a doubt, there are 3 first steps for real estate agents that are an absolute must. Today, I’m running through those for you.
When it comes to real estate website lead gen, there are 3 big things that keep most agents from getting ahead. Today, we’re looking at what those 3 problem areas are, and how to resolve them so the leads start coming in
There’s plenty to keep you busy around the house while we wait for the end of the COVID-19 pandemic, but have you considered using the time to grow your real estate business? Here are some real estate lead generation tips to use while on lockdown
Small businesses have faced some pretty new challenges during the COVID-19 pandemic. If you’re a small business owner who’s trying to understand the various COVID-19 SBA Programs, read on
Quarantine stinks. But just because you’re stuck at home doesn’t mean the world’s stopped spinning. Your leads are still out there – seeking socialization from social media. Here’s how to grab those Facebook real estate leads during the pandemic.
Although there are several programs to provide financial assistance for real estate agents, not all of them may be available to you. If your business is struggling during the pandemic, read on to learn more about the different types of financial aid available to you
The first thing you may notice when you start working from home as a real estate agent is that you’re working far more hours than you did when you had an office to go to.
You’re not alone.
How are you engaging real estate leads during COVID-19? The best agents are going to come out of this crisis with a strong system in place – Here’s how you can be ready.
Real estate websites for baby boomers need to be built with the demographic in mind. Here are some things to keep in mind while you’re working on updating your site
Have you ever breathed a sigh of relief when you find out that your new client isn’t a first-time buyer? We get that many agents love working with them. But, let’s face it, first-timers are time-consuming and quite labor-intensive. For agents who don’t frequently work with this type of client, it’s all too easy to forget that they know nothing about the process. Which only causes more problems for both of you. We’ve put together a list of the homebuying processes that most elude or confuse first-time homebuyers. Feel free to make your own, based off of ours, and do…
Staying productive is a challenge when you have to work from home. Here are 3 best practices to employ when you’re working from home as a real estate agent.
Have you ever wondered about those who spend all that time in real estate school, all that money to obtain a license and join a brokerage, only to eventually quit? The real estate industry’s agent attrition rate is notoriously high. Last year, a Redfin study found that it’s increasing as well, with an average 1.7 percent increase per year from 2016. Some call it the “agent failure rate,” which is not only inaccurate, but unfair. Not all who leave an industry failed. There are many reasons a real estate agent decides to move on. Since we hope you’ll stick around,…