Archives for real estate sales

Lesson’s For Agent’s From Toys R Us

This year continues to present a challenging retail environment, which has now been further disrupted by the Toys “R” Us Chapter 11 filing. Toys R Us did two things over the past few decades that were not the best business decisions for them. The first decision was in about 2001 – 2002 when they chose to use Amazon for their fulfillment and make them the main fulfillment for their toys instead of believing in the internet. This basically made buying toys off the internet from Amazon something we became very comfortable doing instead of us buying from Toys R Us
Read More

How To Determine Your WHY in Real Estate

“When your WHY is big enough you will find your how.” Laith Wallace It’s often one of the first things you ask someone when you meet them. “What do you do?” or “Where do you work?” Want to know a much more interesting question? Ask them this one. “So Why do you work?” I guarantee their answer will tell you a lot about them and YOUR answer will help you perform up to your potential in life. I believe a crucial step to living a more fulfilling life is to know your “WHY” before you know your HOW. Lots of
Read More

The Question People Ask Most Agents Don’t Know The Answer To

If someone opened the door of opportunity for you, would you slam it shut? If you’re shaking your head no right now, are you sure? I see agents make this mistake every single day. I mean every single day… It happens every day because this opportunity is without a doubt the most-asked question agents receive all the time. It’s something you probably hear every time you’re out in public or around friends, family members or acquaintances. Yet most agents honestly don’t know how to answer this often-asked question correctly, and therefore effectively slam the door of opportunity door shut, right
Read More

3D Home Tours Have Impacted Real Estate Seller’s Markets

When buying in a tight market, 3-D home tours give buyers a unique perspective on potential homes and provide critical online information. The 360 degree home tour helps the buyer gain an advantage on their fellow buyer competitor. As a creative traditionalist, I’ve always believed a good photographer can capture a home’s depth and amenities as well as any virtual tour. In a matter of hours buyers learn in a tight market any offer less than full price was at an immediate disadvantage, and you have to place your offer as soon as — or before — the home hits
Read More

Real Estate Teams Unplugged

The real estate market is always changing and there is one trend that continues to be getting stronger every year. As you already know the power of a real estate team can always outperform an individual just by sheer numbers. Here’s your all in one guide to teams in real estate. Let’s begin by looking at the different team models in real estate first. Teams are an amazing way to leverage time and resources. In my nearly 24 years of experience and coaching super star agents like you, I’ve noticed there are four different types of teams in real estate.
Read More

Why You? Why Your Company? Why now?

Is there any competition in your marketplace? You and I both know there are a ton of real estate agents out there! There is this myth that all agents and all companies are the same and do all the same things. The challenge is how to separate yourself from the competition… Here’s the truth… If you’re not unique, then you’re weak! Be committed to creating a better experience for your customers because you know your unique factors! What unique factors do you have that create a better experience for your clients? What is your value proposition and how are you
Read More

Shocking Real Estate Sales Stats That Will Change How You Do Business

It’s so important to take the time to think and put ourselves in the shoes of our customers rather than thinking like a realtor and what we need and want all the time. This week we look and see the trends of our customers and how to model what they want and need from us. So let’s get started…. #1.) Follow up web leads and make contact with them in under five minutes (speed to lead). We know 50% of sales will go to the first person to make contact with them and the agent that makes at least 6
Read More

Q1 2017 Over – On Track?

I cannot believe it myself the first quarter of 2017 has almost come to an end. Time really does fly when you’re having fun! How did the first quarter of your year go for you personally and in your real estate profession? Are you behind your goals? Ahead of your goals? Just right where you targeted for your start to the year? We are now entering into one of the typically best quarters of the year; Q2. My question to you is… is it time to change things up? This week we look at some critical steps to take today
Read More

Real Estate Marketing Innovations From Around The World

I love to see what is happening in real estate in other countries and where we are going with real estate innovations when it comes to marketing. This week’s content is a great taste of what we are seeing in other parts of the world and what we are seeing  to innovate our own real estate marketing in 2017. REAL ESTATE MARKETING INNOVATION #1 Business Models… *Portugal – Average transaction commission is 3%. Exclusive listings only. No Office cooperation with one another at all *France – Average transaction commission is 5-7%. Mandatory posting of your commissions displayed in your office
Read More

5 Steps to 5 Star Customer REALTOR Reviews

90% of Consumers decisions are influenced by 3rd party online reviews 80% of Consumers trust online reviews as personal recommendations Negative online reviews or reviews of 3 stars or less can cost a business or service provider as much as 30 new customers           Crazy Review Stats to Pay Attention To… Zillow reviews receive 36 million views a month Realtor.com reviews receive 18 million views a month Yelp has more than 26,000 reviews posted every minute Google has 100 billion review searches every 30 days Does your online reputation match your offline reputation? Millennials would rather
Read More