“If something seems too good to be true, it probably is.” I think most of us have heard that particular piece of advice at least once in our lives. At times, it's exactly the caution we need to hit the pause button, examine the choice we’re about to make, and reconsider. Other times, its a (hopefully) well-meaning warning from somebody that doesn’t have the full picture. Whether valid or not, it’s a good idea to take the time to...Read More
Are there any parts of daily life that haven’t been impacted by smartphones or digital technology? The list is short - and getting shorter every day. Real estate marketing strategies are no exception to this rule. Successful real estate agents incorporate apps and digital tools into their marketing strategies early and often and stay on top of industry trends to make sure they are utilizing the most current technology and don’t miss out on any...Read More
, Regardless of the role social media plays in your everyday life, you’ll find it to be an invaluable tool in your career as a real estate agent. Facebook, in particular, is a great way to nurture leads, communicate with existing clients, and share your listings with the widest possible audience. Even better? Using Facebook to its full potential costs very little when compared to traditional marketing avenues. It just takes some time, a good...Read More
If the number of remakes, reboots, and sequels hitting theaters are any indication, what’s old is definitely new again. And much like movies, certain tried and true real estate sales techniques are making well-deserved comebacks. One such technique: door knocking. Although some real estate agents dismiss door knocking as an antiquated method for prospecting new customers, the right agent with the right attitude and the right plan can set themselves...Read More
Whether you’re just starting your post-academic life, or considering a career change, becoming a Real Estate Agent is a viable professional opportunity with low barriers to entry and almost unlimited earning potential. Aspiring Agents can start training almost immediately, and in many cases are only months away from being permitted to sit for a licensing exam. Although a new agent can expect to spend up to $2,000 on preparing for a career as a...Read More
In a world where customers can accomplish almost anything via an app or a website, getting potential clients on the phone is harder than ever. Warm prospects frequently prefer communicating over text or email vs. over the phone, and cold prospects...well, it can be a challenge just getting past caller ID. And once you do, the clock starts ticking. Your job is to quickly convince the cold prospect that they should take your call and that there is...Read More
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