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Done4You Realtor® Article: Do You Have Clients Who are Wasting Your Time?

Have you ever had clients who you thought were stalling?  Not responding?  Wasting your time?  While it’s hard to know upfront if a client is motivated, there are some red flag behaviors that might help you determine if you should continue working with them.  Delaying the mortgage pre-approval or final approval process.  You may be working with anxious clients—wanting you to show them homes BEFORE they have talked to a loan officer or taking the next steps to be pre-approved.  They may say that everything

Done4You Realtor® Article: 10 Commandments for Sellers When Listing a Home for Sale

I recently found these 10 Commandment for Sellers written by Mimi Foster, EPIC Real Estate Group, that she gives to sellers when she lists a home for sale.  They pertain to the rules to follow when a seller’s house is being shown.  So, what would you add to this list? RULES TO FOLLOW WHEN YOUR HOUSE IS BEING SHOWN THOU SHALL NOT TURN DOWN A SHOWING. You only get one chance for prospective buyers to see your home. THOU SHALL NOT LET ANYONE IN WHO KNOCKS ON YOUR DOOR. People see a real estate sign and want to see…

Done4You Realtor® Article: Six Ways to Use Closing Photos to Generate Leads

Are you taking photos of your buyers at closing? Are you and your loan officer part of the picture? What are you doing with the photos after the deal has closed? I wanted to share with you six ways to use the closing photos to help you generate additional business. Social Media – This is usually one of the first things that you would probably do after taking a photo of your clients. However, when you post the photos on FB, tell a short story about the homebuyers.  Tag who referred them to you.  Ask them to hold…

Done4You Realtor Article: The Dale Carnegie Method of Winning the Listing

I recently read an article written by a top listing agent about what she does differently than other agents when competing for a listing.  She calls it the “Dale Carnegie Method,” and I wanted to share it with you.  1. Before the appointment she checks the public records to determine the names listed on the title. She starts out by confirming the names and then asks them what they would like to be called. She writes down their answer. 2. She checks to see when they bought the home. I see that you bought…

Done4You Realtor Article: The 6P’s of Planning an Open House

I recently read an article written by a top real estate agent about his step-by-step method of holding successful open houses (meaning that a lot of people show up). It all begins with selecting which listing will get the most traffic based on the following criteria: Define your “farm area” and hold a majority of your open houses in that area. Work with a motivated seller who is willing to stage the home to make it more appealing. Select a Property with a good traffic pattern or easy in-and-out access to the…

Realtor® Articles/Newsletter – April/May

Here is a list of great content to email, post on social media or snail mail. Please check out MyOwnEmailMarketing.com where they can do this all for you—including branding the subject title with your name and posting it on your social media pages. Are You Telling a Story When You List a Home for Sale? Are Your Homebuyers Being Videotaped? Have you Read the NAR Survey of Homebuyers/Sellers? Take a look at the “Working with a Realtor” stats compiled in the NAR Survey. Only 12% of the previous homebuyers used the…