Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Agent

Slumps happen! Even if you stick to your routine, and are finding success, you’re likely to hit a dry run. It’s the nature of sales; always has been and always will be. Some days, it seems like every prospecting call nails a listing. Then, without warning, you might go through a period when you’re wondering…

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A few weeks ago, we posted a mid-year business review checklist. In that same spirit, we thought this is the perfect time check-in on the state of your physical and mental health (which of course, are closely linked). A common characteristic shared by many top-performing real estate agents is an adherence to a strict morning…

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millennial friendly real estate workplace

We’ve come a long way in a year. Last summer we were struggling with masking, social distancing, quarantines and pretty much an end to summer activities as we knew them. But this year, there is a collective sigh as we go about the business of “summer” again. This might be the perfect time to re-introduce…

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man deciding real estate business objectives

Top real estate performers are goal and results-driven. Most begin the year with a written business plan that might include: Revenue goals Transaction goals Call metrics: # of calls=listing presentations=transactions Did you start the year with a business plan? If so, this is the perfect time to assess where you stand relative to your annual…

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Your prospecting efforts have paid off with a listing presentation. Your listing presentation looks great, covering the essentials in a clear, concise manner. And the prospect seems to be engaged in what you have to say. Now the question is: are you ready to make the CLOSE? For many agents, this step is a no-brainer.…

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There’s nothing more disconcerting to a real estate agent than to be sitting across from a disengaged homeowner during a listing presentation. Right? You did all the right things to secure the meeting as part of your prospecting efforts. You’ve created an excellent presentation. You feel good about what you have to tell the prospect.…

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When it comes to expired listings, always remember: You can assume they are motivated because they’ve already made the decision to sell their home. They are likely not adverse to working with a real estate agent. They have a property to sell without having an assigned agent. Here are a few noteworthy statistics to keep…

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mindfulness

Being a real estate professional can be both exciting and lucrative.  But real estate can also be stressful. It’s a hyper-competitive industry, with a lot of rejection. And, because agents are, in essence, their own boss, top performers need to be self-starters with an inordinate amount of discipline. To be sure, a certain amount of…

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successful real estate agent

A common characteristic among top-performing real estate agents is their willingness to invest in a personal, real estate coach. Whether you’re new to the business or have been at real estate for quite some time, it’s worth considering the potential value of working with a coach. Yes, hiring a real estate coach can be an…

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No matter how long you’ve been in the real estate business, you’ve likely experienced your share of negative clients. It’s an occupational hazard. And, of course, there are degrees of negativity, from mildly annoyed to overly irate. If you’re the kind of person who is conflict-adverse, it can be challenging to work with someone who…

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