How to Quickly Lose Clients as a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents have a tough job, but putting customer service first will guarantee a great client experience and lead to referrals, great reviews, and more. However, a negative or inattentive attitude can quickly cost you clients and have your clients looking for a better agent for their needs. Here are some surefire ways to lose clients as a real estate agent. Continue reading

What Millennial Homebuyers Want

A good real estate agent must learn how to evolve to meet the unique demands of millennial homebuyers. Here are a few items they really want from homes.

A couple or individual is in the market to purchase their first home and has a long list of must-haves with an unrealistic budget. Sounds like any other homebuyer, right?

Millennials, young adults in their twenties and early thirties, are unlike any client Realtors have encountered before. Even top real estate agents can find themselves flummoxed as to the most effective methods for providing the best service to millennial homebuyers. Continue reading

Is it the Right Time to Become a Real Estate Agent?

Joining the ranks of America’s real estate agents can be a rewarding career. But becoming a top agent takes a lot of work, and can be a big risk if you have to leave another career to jump into real estate. If you are thinking of taking steps to become a real estate agent, is now the right time? Continue reading

Are Virtual Tours an Effective Tool for Selling Homes in 2015?

Apple iPad and iPhoneAs technology has progressed, the real estate world has had to adapt quickly. New tools, mobile apps, and other technologies have quickly become a prominent part of the real estate process. Virtual tours have emerged as a tool to improve the visual appeal of a listing online. Are they worth the extra effort and expense? Continue reading

How & Where to Tactfully Ask for Referrals

Real estate agent talking on mobile phoneFinding new business is one of the most important parts of being a successful real estate agent. Because repeat business is often spread out over many years, agents must work hard to bring in new clients regularly. New clients are the lifeblood of a real estate agent, so knowing how to tactfully ask for referrals is important in growing and maintaining a healthy business. Continue reading