Done4You Realtor

Realtor® Done4U Article: How to Create Content to Help You Get More Referrals

Keeping in touch with past clients, friends, family and service providers is one of the more successful ways to make sure that when people hear the word “real estate,” they instantly think of you! First of all, let’s define the term “content.”  It could be a series of articles compiled in a newsletter format and mailed (US Post Office).  It could be an oversized postcard with a home improvement tip. It could be informational articles that are sent by email.  It could be social media posts.  Private messages. Videos. My…

Realtor® Done4U Article: Do You Have a Fear of Niche Marketing?

Remember when you first got into the business?  You needed to work with every type of buyer, every type of property, every type of financing option—just to make ends meet? However, there is a danger in being a “generalist”.  The other day, I got a call from a friend of mine who bought a new home under construction.  The real estate agent they were working with did not have the experience needed in ironing out the details with the buyer and the builder.  My friend was frustrated—calling everyone he knew—looking for advice!…

Realtor® Done4U Article: How to Help Your Sellers Prepare for an Appraisal

I want to begin by stating that not all homes that you sell will require an appraisal.  Some of them will qualify for the automated appraisal as determined by the lender. But when homes were selling like hotcakes, the property appraisal was one of the major hurdles for sellers, buyers and lenders—because values change so quickly. While the actual appraisal inspection may only take an hour or so, the appraiser must still go back to the office, do the research and write the report. Here are a few tips to share with…

Realtor® Done4U Article: Out-of-Office Auto Responders: Do You Make These Mistakes?

When I send out an email around the holidays, I get more than usual “Out-of-Office Auto Reply” messages. Usually I ignore them, but I decided to read some of them. (At this point you might be saying to yourself – get a life”.) So after reading a ton of out-of-office replies, I wanted to write about the good, the bad and the ugly – which might help you compose an out-of-office reply that is truly meaningful to those who receive them from you. Read examples of a few good ones too—with tips on how you can craft better…

Realtor® Done4U Article: Safety Tips for Real Estate Agents

Every job has its hazards.  As a real estate agent, you are in a precarious position because you may be meeting clients you know nothing about.  You may be alone while showing houses.  You may have to hold an open house in a remote area of the city.  Other than taking a self-defense course or keeping pepper spray in your briefcase, here are a few other tips to help you stay safe. Never show a vacant home alone Don’t sit in an open house alone Meet new clients at your office and get a copy of their ID,…

Realtor® Done4U Article: How to Manage Your Online Reputation – 9 Ways to Deal with Negative Comments on the Internet!

Your friend calls you and says, “Hey, did you know that somebody said something bad about you online?” And just as you thought you were the best thing since sliced bread! What a way to ruin your day—or year! Nobody’s perfect.  But with social media, blogs, forums and articles posted in the millions each day, you need—no, it’s critical—to monitor your online reputation. Here are a couple of tips on how to stay on top of what people are saying about you—and 9 things you can do to protect your online…

Realtor® Done4U Article: How to Get Leads by Holding a Housewarming Party

Have you considered holding a housewarming party for clients who recently purchased a home using your services?  I wanted to give you a few tips on how to create a housewarming party and how to get leads using this marketing strategy. Include a “housewarming” party as one of the services you provide when reviewing your buyer’s agent contract. Provide a short explanation of what is involved. Contact the buyer(s) about 30 to 45 days after the closing and coordinate a date for the party. Ask for names, phone

Realtor® Done4U Article: How to Respond to Common Real Estate Buying Objections

Realtor® Done-4-U article Ways to use the content: Email Marketing – Email using your own database list Copy and Paste and add to your company’s CRM Subscribe to www.MyOwnEmailMarketing.com and automatically have it emailed for you Post article on your social media pages (FB, LinkedIn, Instagram, Blog, Website Copy and paste royalty-free photo included above Use as a video script New Realtor® Done-4-U article title:  How to Respond to Common Real Estate Buying Objections One of the top real

Realtor® Done4U Article: 18 Funny Real Estate Phrases and What They REALLY Mean

Realtor® Done-4-U article Ways to use the content: Email Marketing – Email using your own database list Copy and Paste and add to your company’s CRM Subscribe to www.MyOwnEmailMarketing.com and automatically have it emailed for you Post article on your social media pages (FB, LinkedIn, Instagram, Blog, Website Copy and paste royalty-free photo included above Use as a video script New Realtor® Done-4-U article title:  18 Funny Real Estate Phrases and What They REALLY Mean I found these hilarious

Realtor® Done4U Article: 5.5 Things to Do If You’re in a Sales Slump!

Realtor® Done-4-U article Ways to use the content: Email Marketing – Email using your own database list Copy and Paste and add to your company’s CRM Subscribe to www.MyOwnEmailMarketing.com and automatically have it emailed for you Post article on your social media pages (FB, LinkedIn, Instagram, Blog, Website) Copy and paste royalty-free photo included above Use as a video script New Realtor® Done-4-U article title:  5.5 Things to Do If You’re in a Sales Slump! 1. Take a vacation:  Not just