You know beyond a doubt that you are a successful real estate agent. You have been asked by AgentHarvest to give a listing presentation to a homeowner in a neighborhood that you’ve sold lots of houses in. You have done your homework, you know the neighborhood, and you have a great reputation in the real estate industry. Basically this listing is in the bag. However, you discover that you couldn’t be more wrong. The homeowner chose another real estate agent. Where did you go wrong? Why did they choose the another agent?
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AgentHarvest connects buyers and sellers with successful real estate agents. Because we hand-select our agents on a case-by-case basis, our agent selection process is different from most referral-based companies. We do not pre-select or assign territories or ask for any fees or subcriptions to reserve an area for an agent for any referral. Because we’re operate differently from the typical referral company, many agents have expressed interest in working with AgentHarvest to receive client referrals and want to understand our agent selection process. This article offers tips on how to stand out from the pack to receive referrals and get future referrals.
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You’re a successful real estate agent with a stellar reputation, and a highly revered name. You’re on a well-respected team and work for one of the largest real estate offices in your city. You’ve also won several awards proving your greatness. You have all the popular accreditations, enough acronyms to fill a whole line of text on your business card. When you walk the halls of your real estate agency, all of the agents stop what they’re doing to take notice of your entrance. While your credentials seem undeniably impressive, they may only serve to impress you and your colleagues. But that’s hardly the point of having them is it?
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Times are tough for real estate agents right now. Here are a few ways to tell if your career in real estate may be in the dumps. When renewing your license with the state Real Estate Commission, they send you a form letter with only one word printed on it, .. “Seriously?” After earning the ABR, ALC, CIPS, CPM, CRS, e-PRO, and GRI professional designations you discover that you can’t earn any C-A-S-H.
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Shortly after launching our Really Rotten Realty website last month, we were reminded of the difference between Realtors and real estate agents. That reminder came in the form of a friendly request from the National Association of Realtors’ legal department about the correct use of their trademark. Without thinking, we interchanged the word Realtor for real estate agent in a couple of sentences scattered throughout our site that described AgentHarvest’s real estate agent finder services. Even though the term Realtor was used positively to describe quality agents, it’s still a trademark violation nonetheless. It was an oversight on my part that was promptly corrected and I want to thank The National Association of Realtors for bringing that oversight to my attention in the kind manner in which it was relayed.
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