We believe that one important aspect of success is continuing to learn and grow in your real estate career.
This is why we are committed to providing some of the top real estate training opportunities around.
Perhaps you need some extra help with using social media to take your business to the next level.
Our “Social Media Domination” class is right up your alley. Much of being successful in real estate, or sales in general is a mental game. Having trouble getting your mind right? Our training called “The Winning Mindset” is a huge hit with our Agents.
Advanced Social Media Training
Can you believe there are still agents around the country who aren’t using social media to advance and expand their brands? In recent years, our business culture has shifted and there is no reason Agents aren’t taking advantage of the opportunities social media affords.
In order to reach more buyers and sellers, you’ve got to start thinking outside your traditional marketing box.
Social Media for Real Estate Agents is made up of conversations that drive engagement.
Not only that, but Internet marketing isn’t just about e-commerce.
This is the time to jump on board if you haven’t already.
Social Media, Social Networking and Social Interaction is the future of Business Marketing.
You can leverage it to create maximum results.
At Big Block Realty, California’s Favorite100% Commission Real Estate Brokerage we know that social media is the future of how we communicate and how we generate new clients and business opportunities. As one of the best ways to market your real estate business, social media can help you reach a wider audience and expand your sphere of influence.
When you join Big Block Realty and start earning 100% commission you will have direct access to the top social media training and strategies that are virtually guaranteed to increase your business right away!
If you know that they are experiencing a life milestone, pick up the phone and call them.
These little things really do become the big things when trying to turn past customers into repeat customers.
2. Keep the Conversation Going –
When you are trying to build relationships with your past and current clients, remember that you can drive the conversation and it doesn’t have to be about real estate.
In fact, consumers appreciate when you aren’t constantly trying to sell to them.
Find out what types of things they are interested in and communicate accordingly.
Use social media or email to share information.
This will keep you at the forefront of their mind no matter how much time has passed since working together.
3. Listen and Proceed
A good realtor will always be listening for the opportunity to help a client.
Maybe your past client is complaining on Facebook about how big the house feels since his last child left the nest.
This might be a great time to suggest downsizing. Have a past client who is expecting a child?
This is a perfect opportunity to suggest looking at larger houses. Perhaps a client you worked with in the past tweets about what a great time he had on a recent vacation and is considering buying a vacation home.
When you have taken the time to foster a relationship, it will be a natural entry for you to suggest how your services can help!
Finally, don’t forget to follow up with customers after each sale.
Make time to say thank you for their business.
Going the extra mile will set you apart from the competition and give your past customers a reason to become repeat customers.
Let us know if you have any questions, we are always here to help.
A career in real estate allows you to leverage your potential in a way that no other industry or field can. If you’d like to learn more about a career with Big Block Realty, we’d love to hear from you!
Oliver, Sam, Spencer and
The Big Block Realty Family
There are many reasons to consider a career in real estate, but one of the most important is that a real estate career allows you unlimited possibilities.
Consider the following quote from the late Steve Jobs: “Your work is going to fill a large part of your life, and the only way to be truly satisfied is to do what you believe is great work. And the only way to do great work is to love what you do.” —Steve Jobs, Apple Inc. co-founder, chairman and CEO
We agree with Jobs about the only way to do great work is to love what you do.
We love being real estate professionals. And we love having other people as part of our team that love it too.
Maybe you’ve been in a field you don’t particularly like or in a job you see going nowhere.
Perhaps you’ve been doing the real estate thing for awhile, but aren’t getting as much out of it as you thought you would.
It doesn’t matter if you are just starting out as a Realtor or have been doing it for some time.
We provide world class training and support that in turn, allows our Agents to be able to give their clients the best service and support.
Get by with a little help from your friends
Another positive aspect of a career with Big Block Realty is the support our agents get from our leadership team. Our agents are given top notch Broker/Attorney support that allows them to do their best work with confidence.
Here are a few tips for how you can improve your marketing using video and mobile technology.
1. Go Pro –
If you are trying to sell a luxury listing, it makes sense to hire a video production professional. With a high-quality video, your listing will truly shine.
Same goes for still photography. If you can, hire a professional photographer to shoot images of the property for sale. Style, lighting and camera angles go a long way in making a home look amazing.
2. More is More (when it comes to photography) –
For every listing, you should have at least 20 to 24 photos. This will help prospective buyers get a feel for the entire home or property so they can decide whether or not to schedule a viewing.
If you can’t get enough high quality photos of the home, include photos from the neighborhood or community. This also allows home buyers to get a greater understanding of what it would be like to live in the home or property for sale.
3. Make it Fun –
Photos of the home or property should be clear and depict accurately what it looks like. But there’s no reason you can’t create some fun photos as well. This might be taking photos of someone lounging by the home’s swimming pool.
Perhaps you could take photos of the home or property’s view at different times of day.
Get creative and you will be able to attract buyers who appreciate those extra touches.
If you’re looking for software that will help you create your virtual tours, there are several options.
One is RealEstateShows.com. It allows you to create a video by panning across the photos of a home or property.
VisualTour is popular because it allows users to create tours from a smartphone or iPad. These tours can then be uploaded to YouTube.
The platform also offers unlimited personal training and technical support. This is particularly valuable if you aren’t as confident with the software as you’d like to be.
Want to share your videos via social media? That’s another great feature as well as posting directly to realtor.com.
VisualTour.com is responsive as well, automatically adjusting the virtual tour to fit the screen of the device it is being viewed upon.
Both VisualTour.com and Tourzilla are “responsive.”
This means that they detect the type of device the viewer is using and then automatically adjust the virtual tour to fit the screen size. None of the older technologies seem to have this ability at this time.
Mobile and video technology is sweeping the real estate industry.
Don’t be left behind simply because you don’t know how to move forward.
If you’d like to learn more about how to grow your real estate business or begin a career with Big Block Realty, we’d love to hear from you!
The web is full of tips and tricks for real estate career success.
Here at Big Block Realty, we are committed to providing our agents with the knowledge and advice that will help them take their careers to the next level.
To be successful in real estate, you need clients. Lots of clients.
You know they are out there, but sometimes it can feel like an overwhelming task to try and pin them down.
Since real estate is really about working with people, it’s important to see every person you come into contact with as a potential client. It’s not like all the would-be clients are out there hiding from you.
Think about all the human interactions you’ve had today.
You might have started out saying good morning to your neighbor when you got the morning paper.
Perhaps, then you stopped to pick up a coffee or your dry cleaning. Then lunch at a restaurant where you chatted with several different people. Drinks after work or maybe a trip to the gym.
All through the day, you are meeting and talking to people. There’s no reason that some (or all) of them can’t be your clients.