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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
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.Read More
A new real estate agent elevator pitch is a crucial step in building your real estate business. How you respond to the question, “what do you do” can have a lasting impact on the person you are having a conversation with or it can have little impact. Your elevator pitch is your quick response to someone asking you what you do for a living.Read More
In real estate there are a few very important things that will lead to a successful career. Often, we can over complicate the process and lose track of what is most important to our success. If you want to continue to grow your business over time, there is one thing that can almost guarantee your success. One trait that if you stick to it will put you in the top percentage of REALTORs before you know it.Read More
Staying organized in real estate is very important but it can also be very challenging. When you are first getting started, there may not be the deal flow to keep track of but there is still a lot of learning, prospecting, and marketing to organize.
In this new real estate agent training podcast, you will learn a few quick tips to help you stay organized in real estate.Read More
Where you instantly drawn to a career in real estate? Did you want to be a real estate agent when you were young and growing up? If so, you are one of very few real estate agents out there. Most REALTORs found there way into the career later on in life. Maybe someone said you would be great in sales or you have a business background, or maybe you caught the entrepreneurial bug or you bought a house and thought, “hey, I can do that!” Either way, most real estate agents find their way into this career later in life and don’t go up dreaming of selling homes.Read More
One of the most important parts of training and learning as a new real estate agent is to identify when someone could be looking to sell their house and/or buy a house. You need to be know the signs that someone could be moving soon. As new real estate agent, when you are building your network, you will need to increase the number of conversations that you are having with people. In having more conversations with leads, you will naturally hear about their lives. Listen well when people are talking about their lives and changes that are happening because it could be a sign they will be moving soon.Read More
It doesn’t matter if you are a new real estate agent or an experienced REALTOR, everyone will hit that point when they say “SOS, I need a deal now.” In real estate, the sales cycle is usually 90 days. Therefore, the prospecting and action you take now will benefit you in 90 days. This sales cycle is one of the great challenges for new real estate agents, especially if you are familiar with quick sales cycles. SOS, I all about needing to sell a home fast. At this point, we are still mindful of the 90 day cycle, however, the approach is much more direct and with time constraints.Read More
The 33 Touch Campaign is the systematized approach to stay in touch with your database over the course of one year. The concept comes from The Millionaire Real Estate Agent book by Gary Keller. Keller’s research indicates that people need to hear from you 33 times per year to remember you and for you to stay top of mind.Read More