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Is Cold Calling Dead in Real Estate?

Almost every real estate agent will consider cold calling in their career. They may not like it when people cold call them but part of them is intrigued by the idea of picking up the phone, making a few calls and landing a listing presentation. Cold calling is a perfectly acceptable form of lead generation in real estate, but you need to understand that trade offs. If your cold calling is coming at the expense of your database marketing, then you are making a mistake. Cold calling is a huge time investment and, in our opinion, there are better ways to generate leads in real estate. That said, it can be used in tandem with geo farming.

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How To Attend a Conference as a REALTOR

They say that conferences are the best places to network and meet potential clients, and while there is truth to this, there is a lot of value a real estate agent can pull from a professional conference. From all the learning that can be accomplished to the social media content you can capture and skills you can refine. In this podcast, you will learn 7 tips to get the most out of your next professional conference.

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How Long Will It Take To Be Successful in Real Estate

As a new real estate agent, how long will it take for you to become profitable and start making money? This question comes up a lot. Realtors become licensed and are excited to get out there and start selling homes. This is not the way building a business works. It takes time and strategy to start producing and selling homes. Then after a few years when there are some deals flowing in, how do you become more profitable? Do you try to increase revenue or decrease expenses?

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Most Popular Real Estate Tips from 100 Episodes

After 100 episodes of Rev Real Estate School, there are four clear winners when it comes to the most popular trips and tricks for real estate agents. These four episodes were downloaded more than any other lessons in our first 100 episodes of Rev Real Estate School. There are tips on becoming a regular, email marketing, questions for leads, and how to make $100,000 in real estate!

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Building Trust With Real Estate Buyers

As a real estate agent, most of your business will probably come from your sphere of influence, past clients, and referrals. One of the best ways to spark referrals is through building trust with your current buyers. Real estate buyers can be the best source of referrals because they spend so much time with their agent and a bond is formed. You can build more trust with your buyers by offering them a ride, pointing out negatives in homes, asking questions, providing advice, and nailing your social media profiles.

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Part Time Real Estate Agent Tips and Tricks

Starting your real estate career is just like starting any other new business: it takes time, effort, and money. In real estate, there is a growth stage and you keeping a job while you are building your business can be a great way to pay your bills and learn as your business expands. To be successful as a part time real estate agent, you need to focus on the highest and best use of your time and you need to keep you mindset focused on selling real estate.

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The Best Free Real Estate Agent Tools for 2019

As a real estate agent, there are so many apps, tools, and CRMs to choose from. Each piece of software works a little differently and has certain features. What are the best tools out there if you are on a budget and want to focus on free tools only? We have your back! Here are our favorite real estate agent tools, apps, and CRMs for 2019. They include tools for meditation, productivity, organization, video, lead generation, social media, and graphic design.

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Building a Sustainable Real Estate Schedule

In real estate, you need to build your prospecting schedule with sustainability in mind. We have all been to conferences and had the rush of excitement when we get back. We plan on putting everything into action but after a few days, we lose interest and begin to stop doing these activities. Usually, this is because what we are trying to do is not sustainable. We plan to prospect for 8 hours a day, doing activities we don’t like, and we tell ourselves that we are doing it, “to be successful.” You don’t need to work 24/7 in real estate to be successful; you just need a sustainable prospecting schedule.

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How To Become a Builder's Real Estate Agent

Working with a builder as a real estate agent can be a steady stream of business and it can be lucrative. It can also have some downsides and in this podcast, we will explore both the pros and cons to working with a builder in real estate. If you want to represent a builder, then it will come down to building a relationship with them. You do this through standing out, knowing their product, knowing what they want, and constantly following up. Then, when your moment comes, be ready to over deliver.

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Join a Real Estate Team or Go Solo?

There is so much to know in real estate. The list of skills required to be a successful real estate agent is endless. How does one learn everything they need to know to be a successful real estate agent? Well, it comes down to the people you pair with. That might be choosing to join a real estate team or working closely with a real estate mentor. If you are new real estate agent (0-2 years experience) a team and mentor is recommended in most cases. If you are a growing agent (3-5 years experience) then a team may work or you could just want to pair with a great mentor.

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Free Marketing Ideas for New Real Estate Agents in 2019

Being a real estate agent is an expensive career. There are all your known costs like your brokerage, office supplies, board dues, and then there are all those additional marketing costs that you weren’t expecting. How can you generate leads if you don’t have the marketing budget of other REALTORs? Well, it’s actually much easier than you would think. The best source of business for a new real estate agent with a low budget is your sphere. You need to know how to best stay in front of your sphere to start producing at a high level.

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Ways To Meet New People in Real Estate

As a real estate agent, you need to be meeting new people constantly. You need to be having daily conversations and structuring your schedule around meeting people and expanding your network. One of the most amazing things about being a REALTOR is there are countless ways you get build your business. You can actually build an amazing business through doing things you love to do. Maybe your into sports, reading, dogs, a cause, food, drinks, or your religious community, all of these are ways that you can meet new people.

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