Did you know that, according to common industry beliefs, about 75% of real estate agents fail during their first year? What a huge number! And, of the agents who ARE in business, painfully few earn a six-figure income.
Want to be among the 25% of real estate agents that succeed and earn a steady six-figure income? It's time to start working smart!
Get started by downloading my free audio, “7 Critical Mistakes Real Estate Agents Make” today! (You'll be directed to complete a brief … [Read More...]
For the past couple of weeks I've been helping you set up your marketing activities so you'll have a stress-free and successful new year.
How are you doing?
Your Marketing Pre-Work
Having a Marketing Plan in place is an excellent way to build a referral-based real estate business. Hopefully you have completed the previous activities. If you haven't, it will be extremely helpful for you to do your pre-work before going through this next set of activities. Here's the link 3 Activities to … [Read More...]
Have you taken the time to think about your marketing plans for the coming year?
Start the Year Off Right
It wouldn't surprise me if you haven't because you are probably in the majority. That's unfortunate. If you want to start the new year off on the right foot you need to get busy right now. Remember, once you get busy, the first thing to fall by the wayside is your marketing. I've seen it happen too many times and in fact, I've been guilty of it myself.
A Referral Based Business
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The real estate business typically slows down during the holiday season. Of course there will be the random seller who must put their property on the market during the holidays and there will be buyers looking to purchase immediately, however overall, business is slower...much slower.
Now is the Time for Planning
It would be easy for real estate agents to fall into, "I don't have to work" mode and spend the last few weeks of the year shopping and partying. As an alternative, let me plant … [Read More...]
It's funny how you think that the real estate pre-licensing class will teach you everything you need to know about being a real estate agent, but once you affiliate with a Broker you realize that nothing could be further from the truth.
You quickly discover that your pre-licensing class didn't teach you a thing about being a successful real estate agent. Your pre-licensing class simply taught you the legalities of real estate...more than half of which you probably will never use. As a … [Read More...]
Guest Blogger - Satinder Haer
As a real estate agent, you’ve probably experienced home sales that close within days of listing properties, while others sit on the market for weeks. Avoid feeling frustrated by slow-moving sales by understanding the characteristics of properties that sell quickly and listings that captivate buyers.
Instead of working harder to move homes on the market, work smarter. While most aspects of a home cannot be changed, some key listing variables impact the … [Read More...]
One of the best things about being a real estate agent is the fact that you get to make your own schedule. One of the most difficult things about being a real estate agent is the fact that you get to make your own schedule. While making your own schedule sounds fabulous in theory, it can be difficult to implement.
Time Management is a Struggle
Being a real estate agent is a second or third career for many people. When coming from corporate America, where you are told when to show up for … [Read More...]