Posts in Prospecting
10 Real Estate Farming Mistakes (And How To Fix Them)

Farming in real estate is one of the best ways to build your business. If you look to high producers in your city, it's likely these real estate agents are all farming an area. There are some common mistakes that real estate agents can make when they start farming. In this real estate agent training podcast, you will learn 10 mistakes that REALTORS are making and how to fix these issues.

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21 Best Real Estate Open House Ideas For Massive Lead Gen

As a real estate agent, open houses can be a great lead generation strategy to increase your real estate sales. You have the opportunity to chat with current and potential home buyers. Through your open house, if set up properly and you invited the neighbors, you can acquire their contact information and become their future real estate agent. Hosting a real estate open house is one of Rev Real Estate School’s top ideas for lead generation, but what are some unique ideas to attract people to your open house? Furthermore, how do we motivate open house attendees to use the sign in sheet and provide their contact information?

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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 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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Text Messaging Tips for Realtors

As a real estate agent using text messaging can be one of your best prospecting mediums. In our modern world, most leads will prefer text message to phone calls. That’s not to say we shouldn’t call leads during prospecting time, but you are most likely to get a response over text. In this real estate agent podcast, you will learn some quick text messaging tips and a few scripts for lead generation and touching base with your database.

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How To Get Leads at Open Houses

As a real estate agent, you need to have a diverse set of lead generation strategies. Open houses can be a gold mine for buyers and sellers, however, most REALTORS do not gather the leads they are hoping for at an open house. They find that buyers can be guarded and not want to give up their information. Well, that might be true, but with these tips, you will be able to increase the chances of getting the guests information and land more leads from your open houses.

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Proven Instagram Tips for New Real Estate Agents

Instagram is an amazing tool for real estate agents and if used properly it can lead to an endless stream of business. Along with other social media channels, Instagram is a top way to easily stay in touch with your network and build new connections. In this lesson, you will learn 4 quick tips that you can start using right away and there are 5 Instagram tools that will help speed up your success on Instagram.

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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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New Real Estate Agent Geo Farming Plan

Geographic farming is the most powerful way to grow and maintain a successful real estate business.  It allows you to establish your brand and centralize your listings and sales in one geographic area.  To be a successful farmer you must commit to an area and understand that it’s a marathon, not a sprint.  Setting up these expectations and being in the right mindset right out of the gate is the key to success. As a new real estate agent, you can quickly become a geo farming pro with these quick tips.

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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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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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