Real Issues: Is it too easy to become a real estate agent?
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Customer Service Categories:•Simple ways to keep in touch with past clients•How to meet the needs of the move-up homebuyer•Strategies for finding clients the perfect home•Ways to make sure you’re providing stellar customer service•Top tips for helping clients with their rental budget set a budget?•Best ways to work with out-of-town clients•The best places to find new clients•Ways to work with clients who are downsizing•How to effectively service new construction clients•Approaches for managing clients’ unreasonable expectations•How to ensure that your clients are satisfied•The best strategies for working with Millennials homebuyers and sellers•Tips for servicing the unique needs of luxury clients•The top ways to explain your value to consumers
Business Practices Categories:•Top methods for selling new construction properties•Best ways to ensure a smooth appraisal process•How the pros price their listings appropriately•Top strategies for how new agents can succeed•Best practices for creating a successful business plan•Best methods for developing great relationships with homebuilders•The easiest ways to establish a sound work-life balance•Simple strategies for staying alert and committed to your business•Strategies for keeping busy in a slow market•The top ways to become an effective communicator•How to assemble the best very affiliates for your business•Top strategies selling luxury in the new housing market•Proven methods for reaching top-producer status•Ways to manage challenging personalities in real estate•Proven methods for showing homes in their best possible light•Interesting, creative ways to approach your business•Strategies for working through difficult negotiations•Top ways that agents can save time in their business•How to conduct an effective listing strategy
Marketing/Technology Categories:•Great lead generation in the Internet age•How you can distinguish yourself from the competition•Straightforward methods for maximizing your Internet exposure•The top websites for real estate marketing•Methods for staying relevant in the Internet age•How you can use syndication sites to your advantage•The best methods for recruiting top talent for your office•Unconventional networking spots for new clients•Interesting ways to use Pinterest in your marketing efforts•Simple ways to manage an effective Twitter feed•Top tips for networking effectively with other real estate professionals•How you can use a CRM effectively in your business
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