Real estate is a demanding business. It requires you to be on call at all times and often to work nights and weekends. It's not surprising that many agents get burned out and ultimately decide to pursue another path.
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As a licensed Realtor in California for the last three decades, Don Dunbar has diligently built relationships with numerous clients and solved issues that could stand in the way of a successful real estate transaction. Don’s point of view is that everyone deserves the chance to own their own home — even if their financial situation is less than perfect. That said, he has earned his glowing reputation by working with buyers of all income levels and helping them find the keys to their dreams.
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Don’t Need a Full Listing Presentation?
Try a Two-Sentence Close.
In some cases, giving a full listing presentation just isn't necessary. If you sense that someone is ready to list with you, try an alternative I like to call the two-sentence close.
If the homeowners aren't interviewing anyone else and they've made comments about working with you prior to the appointment or when you were looking at the home, they might be anxious to get started.
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Tap the overlooked niches in your market for more listings…No prospecting needed!
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Kate Adams is a Realtor based in Pasadena, California whose undeniable passion for architecture shows in each of her transactions. Since earning her real estate license in 2001, Kate has lived in other areas of the West coast, including Oregon, but it’s clear she has a fierce love for Pasadena, the place where she grew up and first came to love architecture.
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When COVID-19 first took hold of the United States in Spring 2020, Madison Reeves, a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty in Black Hills, South Dakota, had been licensed less than one year. While she could have backed down from her new path and declared it not the ideal time for a drastic career change, she instead rose to the occasion and embraced the challenges head on.
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Divorcing homeowners offer a unique opportunity to the right agent willing to put in the work to list them.
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Back in March, COVID-19 hit the U.S., and the real estate industry was thrown into a tailspin. Agents across the country were forced to reevaluate and make changes to keep their businesses afloat.
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People are packing up their flip-flops and sunblock, ditching the Jimmy Buffet playlists, and getting ready for a new season of early morning to-do’s, freshly ironed business clothes, and afternoons of sports-practice chauffeuring.
As a real estate agent, what effect does the seasonal change-over have on your business?
Are you prepared to continue nabbing new listings even as the market declines over the next few “off months?”