Category Archives: Generate Leads

5 Steps for More Effective Calls

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Even if you’ve been in the real estate business for years, there may be days when you feel nervous to call your database. As technology makes it easier to replace talking on the phone with sending emails and texts, many agents, especially younger ones, feel less comfortable calling up their clients. While connecting via text is fine if that’s what your clients prefer, it’s still important to call your clients who prefer to speak on the phone. Similarly, you may be intimidated to speak on the phone with a referral or client you don’t know very well. Here’s how to get motivated to dial when you’re anxious about picking up the phone. Continue reading

3 Ways to Get Social with Your Clients This Season

When you work by referral, it’s vital to maintain consistent communication with your clients. Although you can connect with them on social media, over the phone or email or by sending a personal note, it’s also beneficial to get face-to-face with them as well. When you meet up with them to break bread or deliver a small gift of appreciation, you help build your relationship with them. Here’s how: Continue reading

Stay on Your Clients’ Minds This Spring

As the real estate market begins to heat up in many areas across the country, it’s time to get in touch with your clients and find ways to stay at the top of their minds. How? By consistently providing value. After all, you want them to think of you when they’re ready to buy or list their home. Provide value this spring with the following tips: Continue reading

Celebrate Spring with Your Clients with These Pop-By Ideas

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Get face-to-face with your clients this spring by popping by their home or office with a small treat to show your gratitude for their business. Springtime is when many markets begin to heat up. A Pop-By provides you the opportunity to check in with your clients and learn more about their real estate needs. Here are a few seasonal ideas. Continue reading

Three Ways to Boost Your Sales in 2018

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If you’re like most real estate professionals, one of your goals for 2018 is likely to close more sales and boost your income. When you work by referral, you’ll close more sales if you can generate more leads in the form of referrals from past or current clients, friends, family and people within your network. And, how do you earn more referrals? By offering great service to your clients. When you provide your clients with great service, you’re selling to them—selling your expertise, your experience and the services you provide. Continue reading

3 Tips to Ensure You Do Your Lead Generating Activities Every Day

How to Optimize Technology in Your Relationships

Do you find it challenging to complete your daily lead generating activities each day? You’re not alone. It’s easy to become so wrapped up in the activities of the day that you don’t get around to completing your lead generation. However, since it’s the bread-and-butter of your business, it’s vital to make lead generation a top priority. Here’s how to ensure you get it done: Continue reading

Promote Your Business During the Holiday Season

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The holiday season is one of the best times of the year to promote your business. All the socializing you’ll do with your clients provides plenty of natural opportunities to thank them for their business and remind them you’re never too busy for their referrals.  Here’s how to sow the seeds for future business. Continue reading

Improve the Real Estate Experience of Your Buyers and Sellers

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For many buyers and sellers, the real estate experience can be confusing and frustrating. Since most will only go through the experience a handful of time in their lives, they may not remember the details of the process. Combine their inexperience with the ever-changing nature of the real estate process and it’s no wonder many of them aren’t sure what to expect. Although many websites and online services promise to take the sting out of the process for consumers, nothing can replace the personal service and expertise of working with a knowledgeable real estate professional. Here’s how to put your clients at ease and provide great service. Continue reading

How to Use RMCRM to Plan Your Holiday Client Party

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Holiday client parties are a great way to connect with your clients during the most social time of the year. Now is the time to start planning, especially if you want to host a sizable fête somewhere that isn’t your home. Places such as conference rooms, halls and restaurants begin booking up as the holidays approach as do caterers and party planners, so reserving and booking now will ensure you get your top choices. Planning a party can be stressful, but don’t worry: Referral Maker® CRM has you covered! Continue reading

Why Your Buyers Need You

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In our ever-changing real estate market, buyers need an experienced real estate agent like you on their side to guide them through the process. Today’s buyers have more information at their fingertips than they know what to do with. While many online websites promise to help buyers purchase their dream homes without the help an agent, the reality is many buyers need someone who can explain the process and handle any challenges or “blips” that occur. Every transaction is different—buyers need to you! Continue reading