7 Tips to Real Estate Agents’ Success

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With over 2 million real estate agents (2006) according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), becoming a successful real estate agent takes more than just a license and knowledge of current laws and regulations.

Are Your Real Estate Marketing Messages Missing the Sales Target?

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What I have learned is 90% or better of the real estate marketing messages we have received are missing the sales target. Had these real estate agents made any personal outreach they would have learned this card is not for us.

How to Boost Residential Real Estate Sales – Part 3

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Over nine years have passed since I wrote this article “ 7 Tips for Real Estate Agents’ Success.” ” The very first tip was those who are in residential real estate sales are small business owners.

The Good, the Bad and the Ugly of Real Estate Marketing

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Having been in the process of selling our home, I have experienced the good, the bad and the ugly of real estate marketing. residential real estate industry is incompetence of real estate agents.

How Real Estate Marketing Reveals The Desire to Sell

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What I have observed is how real estate marketing separate those with the “desire to sell” from the “desire to show.” One of these real estate agents is very proactive with a proven track record of selling higher value homes because of her strong desire to sell.

No Cluelessness in Real Estate Sales Is Not a Youth Thing - Part 1

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Yesterday on another social media site, a colleague asked why real estate agents do not leave business cards when showing a home. A younger real estate agent asked this question: Why does it matter in real estate sales in leaving a business card?

Time for the Residential Real Estate Industry to Leave the Stone Age – Part 01

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Yet the “residential real estate industry is still in the stone age” as one of my colleagues Paul Kennedy who previously owned Riley Real Estate in Northwest Indiana along with his late wife Jackie noted. The marketplace continues to evolve.

No Cluelessness in Real Estate Sales Is Not a Youth Thing Part 2

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No wonder those in real estate sales have trouble selling. In real estate sales, one never knows who knows whom. Within real estate sales, there are two buyers: Buyer seeking the home.

Selling Real Estate - The Door Opener Sales Syndrome

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Their Danger Report released over a year ago revealed the number one problem with those selling real estate is their overall incompetence. Having recently engaged in selling our home, I can attest the majority of real estate agents (over 50%) are door openers not real salespeople. Having been in sales for nearly 40 plus years I was truly amazed by the casual fact finding attitude of the real estate people I interviewed.

Want a Low Risk Small Business? Try Selling Residential Real Estate

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If you are seeking a low risk small business, then selling residential real estate may be the solution. Low Cost Threshold in Selling Residential Real Estate. Depending upon the licensing state, the cost of entering the residential real estate industry is relatively low.

How to Boost Residential Real Estate Sales – Part 02

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Many in residential real estate sales make a common and a mistake shared by salespeople in general. I can personally attest that of the half dozen direct mail pieces I received from different local real estate agents, not one went beyond the three (3) contacts.

Time for the Residential Real Estate Industry to Leave the Stone Age – Part 02

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In the real estate industry this is truly a Stone Age practice and has not kept up with the evolving marketplace. In real estate on average, there is a 6% commission. Unfortunately in real estate industry the seller pays both sides of the commission.

Real Estate Agents Why Aren’t You Personalizing Your Direct Mail Marketing?

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Believe it or not the residential real estate market has changed. Yet excuses of its takes too much time to the inability to write effective marketing messages seem to still justify the use of impersonalized real estate marketing messages.

How to Unlock Your Real Estate Marketing Message

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Real estate marketing is changing. Jump over to Zillow or Truila and read real estate listing after real estate listing that sounds more like dry, boring resumes than invitations to visit this home or that one. First Real Estate Marketing Message.

Will Someone Please Stop Teaching Real Estate Agents Bad Marketing?

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This experience has demonstrated to me three facts about many, not all , real estate agents: They do not understand the sales process and therefore, They consistently engage in really bad marketing and this results in, They violate the #1 Sales Buying Rule.

How to Improve Your 2016 Real Estate Marketing Messages

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For those selling their homes, they receive a plethora of real estate marketing messages. For me expertise is results and preferably using real sales results numbers. Do these presumptions extend into how the real estate agent will market and sell our home?

No Cluelessness in Real Estate Sales Is Not a Youth Thing - Part 3

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This is the final posting of a 3 part series on real estate sales. As demonstrated by the following comment, this younger real estate agent is relying on electronics to do his work. In real estate sales and in most other sales, the seller never knows who knows whom.

Real Estate Agents, The Same Flyer 3 Times, Really?

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Having put our home up For Sale By Owner , I continue to experience the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes the marketing by local residential real estate agents. Beyond 95% stopping at three contacts, I have witnessed the same or nearly the same flyer by over 50% of real estate agents who made outreach. This past weekend, I received the third flyer that was exactly the same as the first two flyers from a local residential real estate broker/owner.

Real Estate Agents FSBO Is Your Opportunity to Increase Sales

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For Sale By Owner (FSBO) real estate market is expanding. Some real estate agents are even resentful of this emerging market and whine to others within their industry or spheres of influence. From my own experience in selling our home under the FSBO sales process, I am astounded as to how easily most real estate agents give up. Those real estate agents who can adapt will increase sales; those who cannot adapt will lose sales.

The Tools of a Real Estate Pro

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In this post, we’ll go over the tools of a real estate pro. The post The Tools of a Real Estate Pro appeared first on How to Selling Skills. Related posts: Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes. Real Estate: Selling with Emotions.

Real Estate – Getting Price Reductions

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Getting price reductions can be quite the challenge in the field of real estate. The post Real Estate – Getting Price Reductions appeared first on How to Selling Skills. Related posts: How to Hold an Open House – Real Estate. Real Estate Concerns: “We wanted another bedroom.” ” Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes.

Real Estate – Getting Price Reductions

Tom Hopkins

Getting price reductions can be quite the challenge in the field of real estate. The post Real Estate – Getting Price Reductions appeared first on How to Selling Skills. Related posts: How to Hold an Open House – Real Estate. Real Estate Concerns: “We wanted another bedroom.” ” Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes.

How to Start a Real Estate Business: 8 Essential Tips

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Starting a real estate business ain't for the faint of heart. By most estimates, 87% of real estate agents fail within the first five years. The vast majority of real estate agents find it much easier to work in their business, as opposed to on it.

34 Motivational, Relatable, & Funny Real Estate Quotes Every Agent Should Read

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Real Estate Quotes. “I To be successful in real estate, you must always and consistently put your clients' best interests first. Don’t wait to buy real estate. Buy real estate and wait.” - Will Rogers. Real estate isn’t an easy job.

The Definition of a Real Estate Broker in 500 Words or Less

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For most people, there is no distinction between a real estate broker and a real estate agent. However, if you work in the real estate industry, there is a very clear difference. Real Estate Agent vs. Broker. What do Real Estate Brokers Do?

How to Hold an Open House – Real Estate

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Many new or unsuccessful people in real estate don’t understand how to hold an open house. The post How to Hold an Open House – Real Estate appeared first on How to Selling Skills. Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes. Real Estate: Selling with Emotions. Real Estate how to hold an open house open houses real estate training selling real estate Tom Hopkins tom hopkins real estate training tommy hopkins

Jeb Blount & Pat Hiban on Real Estate Prospecting {Podcast}

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Jeb Blount and Pat Hiban discuss what it will take to make 2018 your real estate business? best year yet? setting solid sales goals and implementing better prospecting practices. In today's competitive climate, it is imperative for agents to have

15 Unexpected Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads

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How to Get Real Estate Leads. Prepare for the unpredictable nature of real estate with an arsenal of fresh lead-gathering tactics. How to Get Leads in Real Estate. Maybe it’s a group for local real estate investors or one for first-time homebuyers.

Real Estate Concerns: “We wanted another bedroom.”

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Related posts: Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes. Real Estate: Selling with Emotions. The Greatest Destroyer of Real Estate Listings: FEAR. Objections or Concerns Real Estate demonstrating property overcoming objections Presentation/Demonstration real estate real estate selling real estate training selling skillsWhat do you say when you hear this one?

How to Get a Real Estate License in 7 Steps

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How to Get a Real Estate License. File a real estate license application. Find a real estate brokerage. So, you’ve decided to become a real estate agent? Becoming a real estate agent requires time and a financial investment.

10 Real Estate Email Templates to Use in 2017

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Today, 80% of homebuyers conduct internet research when considering homes to buy , and 89% use the internet to find real estate agents. To help you get started, here are 10 real estate email templates that will usher your communication into the digital age.

How to Earn the Trust of Your Real Estate Partners

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For this reason, real estate partners remain an excellent source of referrals. If you can help real estate partners delight borrowers, they are more likely to share your name with other agents as someone they need to work with.

Selling Real Estate When They Want to See More Homes

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As a real estate professional, you need to [.] Real Estate client fears handling objections Objections or Concerns overcoming objections real estate selling selling real estate talking with clientsIt’s bound to happen. You’ll have buyers who are so afraid of making a bad decision that they’ll want to see every home that comes close to meeting their criteria.

Where Realtors Are Missing Sales Opportunities

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The real estate market is changing. Many realtors or real estate agents or brokers view For Sale By Owner as a threat. The real estate industry statistics continue to show 80-90% of all homes are sold by a realtor not associated with the listing firm.

One Sales Strategy to Sell More Homes

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For realtors or real estate agents, they may be ignoring this sales strategy – For Sale By Owner. With well over 75% of all homes not sold by the listing real estate agent, realtors are selling the inventory of other realtors. Welcome to the real world of sales.

Where Realtors Are Missing Sales Opportunities - Part 2

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The world of sales is changing and this includes the real estate market. Currently the majority of business models within the residential real estate market is a 50/50 split of the commission paid by the owner of the home being sold.

What do Myth Busters, B2B Sales Reps and Real Estate Agents Have in Common?

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Perhaps we could look at a more complex sale, that of real estate. Many predicted the demise of the real estate agent 15 years ago, but the evidence shows that these reps are still going strong despite a much more empowered customer.

Why I Have Not Responded to Your Direct Mail Marketing

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In the past 48 hours, I received two direct mail marketing pieces from local real estate agents here in Northwest IN. Funny several other local real estate agents did call and one of them is with whom we listed because she demonstrated she was not a lazy salesperson. #3

Please Let's Stop Selling Buggy Whips

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Beyond newspapers, one of the industries that is starting changing is residential real estate. These homeowners realize they can save thousands of dollars in commissions by circumventing part if not all of the real estate sales commissions.

Sell Like JFK & MLK

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Real Estate – Getting Price Reductions. Real Estate Concerns: “We wanted another bedroom.” ” Guest Blogger Real Estate real estate real estate selling real estate training sales skills selling homes selling skillsKnow your audience and what will gain their attention. Sometimes, it involves bucking tradition. The post Sell Like JFK & MLK appeared first on How to Selling Skills.