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Mastering the Art of Cold Calling for Sale by Owner Leads: Best Practices

Many top-producing agents include For Sale by Owner (FSBO) leads in their prospecting portfolio. While FSBOs can be a potential source of lucrative revenue, agents must use a more nuanced approach when connecting with FSBO homeowners. This post reviews best practices to guide you when prospecting FSBOs. UNDERSTAND THE FSBO MARKET Let’s start with a…

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Maximize Your Real Estate Conversion Rate With Seller Leads

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This blog devotes a lot of content to finding and working with Motivated Home Seller Leads. Quality real estate leads are the lifeblood of a successful real estate business. But no matter how good your leads might be, they will not serve you unless you learn how to maximize your real estate lead conversion rate.…

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Win With Expireds on New Year’s Day

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January 1st is one of the most important days of the year for the real estate agent who wants to get ahead of the competition. Many listings are set to expire at the end of the calendar year, preparing yourself to work on New Year’s Day while many other agents are away from their office…

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How to Lead Generate in Real Estate

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The cornerstone to a successful career in our industry is learning how to lead generate in real estate.  New agents, in particular, are always looking for the best ways to generate leads in real estate. In this blog post, we’re going to take a deep dive into how to generate real estate leads, covering the…

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Real Estate Prospecting Strategies

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Those of us in the real estate profession have chosen the field for differing reasons. Some of us love the hyper-competitive nature of our industry. Some entered real estate because they were drawn to the idea of helping others who are making major life decisions, of which buying or selling a home are at the…

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Generating Leads over the Phone

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In today’s guest post, Mike and Mary Pallin of The Floyd Wickman Team share their insights on how to master phone prospecting as a way to generate leads and control your income. If you develop the skill of effectively generating leads via telephone, you can control your income.  If you want to generate more income,…

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Real Estate Prospecting Starts with Mindset

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One of the biggest challenges for any real estate agent is rising above the fears and insecurities that come with lead generation and prospecting. That’s why we’ve devoted a lot of space in this blog to working on your mental game. For example, dealing with objections and handling call reluctance are two themes we’ve written…

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14 FSBO Objections Real Estate Agents May Face

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Every real estate agent cringes at the thought of cold-calling — with good reason. No one likes to be continually rejected. FSBOs believe they have valid points as to why they should sell on their own and refrain from hiring a listing agent.  With their limited view of what a professional real estate agent can…

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A FSBO Refresher

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For Sale by Owner listings continue to be an excellent source of revenue for agents. Today we’ll take a look at FSBO strategy from two angles. First, how experienced agents look at FSBOs. And second, how new agents should approach FSBOs. EXPERIENCED AGENTS AND FSBOs Experienced pros understand that FSBOs are motivated to sell, yet…

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Real Estate and the Art of Conversation: Part I

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Life as a real estate agent would be great if you didn’t have to prospect. Well, the reality is, you DO need to prospect if you want to earn the kind of money you’ve always dreamed about. That’s why top performers in our industry are defined by a single-minded commitment to daily prospecting. Some are…

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Mastering the Preview: Part I

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GET IN THE DOOR! As a real estate agent who primarily prospects expired and FSBO listings, you have one, singular, primary goal: to convince the homeowner on the other end of the call to invite you into their home to preview the property. No matter how good you are at connecting over the phone, true…

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Winning in a Low-Inventory Market

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The good news for real estate agents is that, despite the financial insecurities created by the pandemic, we’ve not seen a decline in the demand for housing. The bad news, of course, is that inventory levels continue to decline. Or, is it really BAD NEWS?  The truth is, you can’t control fluctuating inventory levels, any…

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Working with FSBOs in a Seller’s Market

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Many top real estate performers focus heavily, if not exclusively, on prospecting For Sale By Owner (FSBO) homeowners. In fact, we’ve written a number of posts on working with FSBOs, two of the most notable being: Prospecting FSBOs: Here’s What to Ask Think Like a FSBO FSBOs indeed can be a rich source of revenue.…

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A 7-Point Blueprint for Real Estate Success

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As we near the end of 2020 and begin to plan for (hopefully a less disruptive) 2021, we thought it might be helpful to take a step back and consider what really matters when it comes to success in real estate. We’ve touched on many of the points below in previous posts (and will continue…

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Think Like a FSBO

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Inside the Mind of an FSBO Whether you’re relatively new to real estate sales or have been in the business a long time, if you are NOT mining the rich vein known as For Sale by Owner Leads (FSBO), you’re missing an extraordinary opportunity to drive revenue. In this post, we’ll look at some of…

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