real estate website best practices

There are several things to keep in mind with regard to Expired listings: They’ve already made their most important decision, that is, to sell their home. So, no convincing is necessary. They are obviously open to working with a real estate agent. They have a property they need or want to sell, and, at that…

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There is no other way to put this, but: to be a top-performing real estate agent you must master the “art” of phone-prospecting. If you’re an Espresso Agent client, you already have a great phone-prospecting and CRM system at your fingertips. But that alone might not always be enough for some agents who are challenged…

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We recently posted about Espresso Agent’s powerful new Neighborhood Farming tool available through our CRM. In today’s post, we’re going to take a deeper dive into the power of neighborhood farming, but focus on the language most commonly used in our industry: circle prospecting.  Let’s start with a basic definition of circle prospecting: The definition…

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real estate time management

We wonder how much time you’ve wasted in your sales career because you didn’t take adequate time to pre-qualify a prospect. Perhaps, in your excitement to move the ball forward on your first call, you failed to ask a few basic questions, the answers to which might have prevented you from going down a terribly…

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fsbo sign for fsbo leads

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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Did you know that 70-75% of all listing appointments are set in a lead follow up call? Which means, you’re potentially leaving a lot of revenue on the table if you don’t have a solid lead follow up plan. Let’s start with defining a lead. Many agents assume that having any contact in a file constitutes…

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Expired listings represent both a tremendous opportunity and significant challenge for real estate agents. The opportunity, of course, is to be the white knight who swoops in to turn failure into profit for frustrated homeowners. On the flip side, those same homeowners may now be leery of any real estate agent who claims to have…

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Hopefully you saw our RECENT POST on taking the time to do a thorough mid-year review. We covered the basics, such as reviewing your annual goals and assessing where you stand relative to reaching those goals. And, of course, if you are not on track to reach those goals, what adjustments do you need to…

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overpriced listings

There’s nothing quite like the feeling of having your endless hours of phone calls payoff with a prospect agreeing to meet you for a listing presentation. Once you’ve made it to this stage, you can feel pretty confident that you’re a solid step closer to a transaction. And transactions are the name of the game.…

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real estate website best practices

Do you have 15 minutes to spare?  Of course you do. Anybody can do anything for 15 minutes.  Especially if that 15 minutes results in much greater success with your real estate business. Perhaps you’ve heard of this concept, but if not, let us introduce you to the concept some call “15-Minute HOT Somebodies.” It’s…

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