Top real estate performers typically adhere to some basic, time-tested strategies to drive maximum financial performance: Obsessively focus on phone prospecting on a regular basis Invest in leading-edge lead gen/CRM software, such as Espresso Agent Embrace the value of paid coaching advice Work with one or more accountability partners, often on a daily basis Today…

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“Before you are a leader, success is all about growing yourself. When you become a leader, success is all about growing others.” —Jack Welch Because of the unique, highly-competitive, entrepreneurial nature of real estate, there is a natural demand for strong, motivational leaders. Whether you’re growing your own, multi-billion dollar business or working for an…

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The biggest challenge for any sales professional, especially real estate agents who are active phone prospectors, is dealing with rejection: NO! I’m not interested! I have an agent! Etc. Etc. Nobody likes rejection, but there is no way to get around in our hyper-competitive industry. The key to dealing with rejection, then, is to embrace…

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real estate prospecting

Highly successful business professionals, especially top-performing real estate professionals, tend to share a number of distinct personality or character, traits. These qualities are innate for some, but others need to analyze and cultivate these qualities on their journey toward success. We’ve identified six personality traits that define high-performing, driven professionals: Living the Dream: In general,…

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“If you can keep your head when all about you Are losing theirs and blaming it on you, If you can trust yourself when all men doubt you, But make allowance for their doubting too”                                                                                                 From “IF”                                                                                                 Rudyard Kipling   Kipling’s iconic poem is about the importance of maintaining our perspective, regardless of…

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fsbo sign for fsbo leads

In this post, we review a few essential strategies to use when prospecting For Sale by Owner (FSBOs). Let’s start with a few facts from the National Association of Realtors: It is estimated that FSBOs account for about 8% of all real estate transactions in the U.S. NAR also estimates that the typical FSBO home…

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real estate customer service

One of the biggest challenges for many real estate professionals is closing the deal. There is a certain discomfort that often comes with “making the ask,” and it can be easy to slip into avoidance of such discomfort. Sometimes it’s difficult to close, even when the prospect is sending us signals that they are ready…

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Best Practices for Real Estate Agents

You don’t have to be in this business very long to know that focus is critical to long-term success. For many real estate agents, focus, staying on task, comes easy. But we’re all built differently, especially when it comes to staying focused. There seems to be no limit to the amount of external stimuli that…

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real estate success

Did you know that, according to the NAR, 87% of all new agents fail within five years? While there are myriad reasons to account for the success of the remaining 13%, a common thread among them is a focus on business planning. Does having a written business plan ensure success? Not for everyone, but, to…

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We focus a lot of energy in this blog on sharing strategies to maximize your performance as a real estate agent. But there is, perhaps, no more important strategy for success than taking care of your physical, mental and spiritual health. In that spirit, we close 2020 with a few tips on how to live…

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