Posts tagged Prospecting
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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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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Real Estate Advice I’d Give My Younger Self

Asking someone in real estate, “if you were to start again, what would you do differently,” can be one of the most powerful questions. This can feel like someone’s silver bullet to success and the answers can be very telling. In this episode, I discuss three things I wish I did differently from the start and some fast tips if you wish to start doing these things right away. They are letting go of fear, setting a prospecting schedule, and geo-farming.

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Handling Negative Real Estate Reviews

In real estate, negative reviews are just part of the business. They aren’t fun and they can really sting but they do happen. Avoiding them completely either means you aren’t taking enough challenges with your business or your aren’t asking enough people for reviews. Negative reviews can be an opportunity. You can respond with positive customer service and actually put your business in a better position despite the negative review.

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How To Pick a Real Estate Niche

Choosing a real estate niche can be one of the best things for your real estate business. But, how do you go about selecting a real estate niche or speciality? There are many options to choose from like geo-farming, demographic farming, property type specialties, and transaction type specialties like foreclosures or short sales. Choose the best real estate niche involves looking at the different types of specialities, analyzing the commercial intent, gauging your interest, committing, and moving forward without fear.

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B2B Sales in Real Estate

In real estate, agents are quick to have many conversations with potential consumers, however, they forget about business contacts. REALTORs that overlook business to business (B2B) contacts are missing a large potential source of referrals. Just like other business owners, real estate agents can build strong relationships with other business owners in theri city.

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How To Stick To Good Habits in Real Estate

Most real estate agents know the habits that are required to be successful. To be a high producer, you need to be consistently achieving certain daily habits that will lead to sales. It’s no surprise that the most successful real estate agents prospect daily and are dedicated to their sales calls, emails, and texts, but how do they stick to these good habits?

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How To Easily Make $100,000 in Real Estate

In real estate, making $100,000 is a very achievable goal. Having a commission goal of $100,000 is a common number that most new and growing real estate agents will set for themselves and you can hit this goal even if you don’t have any people in your database. In this post and podcast, you will learn how you can go from have no people in your database to $100,000 in real estate commission in 1-2 years.

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Why You Don't Like To Prospect in Real Estate

For most real estate agents, their favorite activity in real estate is not prospecting, however, prospecting is the main driver behind a REALTOR's income. Most agents end up trying to prospect daily by doing activities they don't like or don't fit with their personalities. What if prospecting didn't have to be such a challenge and you could look forward to your daily prospecting?

In this real estate agent training podcast, you will learn why you may not like prospecting and what you can do about it.

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Do You Have a Lead Quality Problem in Real Estate?

As a new real estate agent, one of the main challenges that you will face is getting leads. This is a common problem that not only new real estate agents have but also experienced REALTORs. The need for more leads doesn’t end as you move forward in real estate, but your perspective might change. The initial mindset is “I need more leads” or “I need better leads.” There is nothing wrong with wanting more leads but chances are you aren’t necessarily just looking for leads, you want more buyers and sellers in your pipeline. Just a name with a wrong phone number and an unresponsive email is not necessarily what you want. You want true buyers and sellers.

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Zero Resistance FSBO Prospecting

There is a ton of information out there on how to get an FSBO to list with you. Working to build trust with a for sale by owner prospect takes skill and a FSBO prospecting plan. With this, you can make FSBO leads one of the largest sources of business for you as a REALTOR. The problem with most FSBO prospecting plans is they are too pushy and create resistance. These old school tactics may have worked in previous years, but leads respond much differently in our modern world and if you are not meeting the FSBO prospect with value, you have little chance at landing the listing.

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The Best Questions to Ask Real Estate Leads

In real estate, most training is around script training and objection handling. These concepts are very important for real estate agents, but oftentimes, the questions we ask are the key to connecting with leads. If you ask the right questions, you find out so much about the lead, what their needs are, and you begin to understand their motivation. Real estate leads need to feel heard and they can pick up instantly on any feelings of insincerity. Asking the right questions is truly one of the keys that every real estate agent needs to know to sell more homes and connect with more people.

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