DAILY REAL ESTATE NEWS | MONDAY, MAY 01, 2017
Are you on the hunt for more customers? Now that it's spring and people are emerging from winter hibernation, it's the perfect time to get in front of more leads. And you know the best way to convert them to clients is through a face-to-face meeting, so Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate's Clean Slate blog offers some ideas to achieve that.
On day one as a real estate agent, Peter Murray started looking for important influencers to help him grow his clientele. Here’s where he found them. BY PETER MURRAY
In 2013, I found myself in a place I never expected. I was between jobs, and my father had recently passed away. I was in search of a career where I could make enough money to support my family but also have a flexible schedule so I could be present at home during this difficult time. I’ve always found it easy to talk to people, and my desire to help them led me to work in real estate.
When you hit the usual sales slump during the cold months, here’s what you can do to keep your business from freezing until spring. BY DAVE CHAREST, NANCY GRIFFIN
It’s that time of year again when most real estate professionals are bracing for a dip in sales as the cold winter months approach and many home buyers and sellers go into hibernation. Even if you don’t have a lot of active clients during this time, there’s plenty you can do to keep your business from freezing while you wait for consumers to return to the market in spring.
You may think you should start spending right away on big-time marketing and expensive lead-generation tools. But when you’re starting out in real estate, it’s best to keep things simple and save your cash. | BY JULIE NELSON