Archives for Real Estate Business Development

2018/2019 Tech Leaders for Real Estate Industry

    Whether you’re running a top producing team or just starting out, having the best real estate software at your  disposal will put you well ahead of other agents. Is this finally the year the real estate industry gets the disruptive tools and apps other industries enjoy? Read on to check out our 20 top picks for the best time saving, lead generating, and innovative real estate software:         1. kvCORE (Lead Generation, CRM) One of the early movers in the all-in-one real estate lead generation and CRM platforms, Inside Real Estate’s kvCORE platform is finally ready
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Finish Your Year Before It Begins

Jim Rohn, the legendary business philosopher always said to “Finish your week before it begins.” He meant that we take control of our schedule and real estate business and plan for the week ahead before it even happens. If we don’t take control then someone else or something else always does! So when the year begins to wind down you should not wait until the very end to start planning for next year. This means having a crystal clear understanding of the successes and challenges of your current year, how it impacts your upcoming year, and developing a vision of
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How Do I Finish 2018 Strong?

I always remember this time of year when my family always said to me “Dad, when you’re too busy you’re freaking out and when you are too slow you’re freaking out. You’re always just freaking out!” Being a chapter member of the control club it is so hard to remember what is in my control and what is out of my control, when you are someone like me who believes I can control everything. Ugh!! This is the time of year and season in real estate that is typically slower and consumers tend to not be as much in the
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Is Your Real Estate Business Unshakeable?

It is time for North American real estate agents to accept the fact this is our new normal real estate market. Real estate markets are shifting all over North America and this is now the market agents are needing to be comfortable working in. The nice part about this new normal market is it is not a global recession or not a global housing crisis but it is also not the record breaking sales and increase in values we have seen over the last number of years either. Currently we have about 1.3 million real estate professionals in the U.S.
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Generate A 10%-20% Return in Your Real Estate Biz With This One Tool

So before we get started, let’s begin by addressing all the elephants in the room: 1. Print is dead 2. Newsletters don’t work 3. Led Zepplin is doing a reunion tour Now I can tell you with complete certainty that 1 & 2 are ABSOLUTELY false. As for 3 … let’s just say anything is possible. The fact I mentioned the effectiveness of print and newsletters in your real estate business should give you a good clue as to what the “One Tool” I referenced in the headline is … Yes, it’s a newsletter! WAIT … before you throw your
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Identify Where Your Real Estate Biz Needs The Most Help

In my 25+ years of working in real estate, these five categories have repeatedly emerged as the most crucial to any REALTORS© success. •Marketing & Lead Generation •Lead Conversion •Productivity Hacks •Teams •Coaching & Acceleration Where Does Your Real Estate Business Need the Most Help? Quickly… rate your business in each of these categories on a scale of 1-10: 10= Good 5 = Fair 1= Poor 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Handling Objections, Stalls and Conditions? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 Negotiation Skills? 1 2 3 4 5 6 7
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The Canadian Real Estate Insights

This week we want to share with agents some valuable Canadian real estate insights from the latest Realtor.ca report and how it affects them in today’s market place. (**NOTE: Even though the data this week is specific to the Canadian market there is still tons of great insights Realtors© from all over the world can benefit from.) We begin with the fact that more than 97% of Canadians polled all say they use the Realtor.ca website and app as their primary or secondary source for real estate listings in Canada and more than 92% of Canadians are aware of Realtor.ca
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10 Tips to Get Listings In A Low Inventory Market!

The majority of markets in North America are experiencing unprecedented low inventory levels and the supply is just not meeting the demands of buyers. The spring is quickly coming upon us and the key to our success as agents is the inventory game and having that listing inventory going into the spring and summer season. So if there are little or no listings how can I buck the trend and create listings vs. wait for listings? Here are my top ideas for you to implement now and begin winning the inventory game! 1. Unsolicited market evaluations for all past clients.
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Top 5 Most Read AgentsBoost Posts of 2017

I am humbled and honoured once again at the success and growth we experience year after year at AgentsBoost. We are still being read by multiple thousands of agents a month in well over 100 countries. None of our success at AgentsBoost would be possible without incredible agents like you and your support. This week we want to share the top 5 posts of 2017 and take this time to say thank you so much to you all and for your support!! If we can do anything for you in return this year don’t hesitate to reach out and let
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The 12 Days Of Real Estate (Christmas)

On the first day of real estate my true love gave to me… Spend some focused time on your real estate database prior to 2018. If you don’t have a database then assemble one. Input names from your phone, emails, social media and client files. Take the time to build a monthly database touch system for 2018 making specific activities each month to add value and deepen your relationships with your database. This “give to get” activity is the best way to increase repeat and referral business in 2018. On the Second Day of real estate my true love gave to
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