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Depending on the state of the real estate market, up to 20% of homes listed at any one time are For Sale by Owner (FSBO). So, there’s a good chance that in your real estate sales career one of your past clients will refer you to people who are trying to sell their home without a real estate agent.
Following-up on a FSBO, even when you’ve been referred, can be tricky. These people are inundated by REALTORS® trying to get them to list the traditional way — and, as a consequence, they can be understandably defensive.
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Check out IXACT Contact’s latest news release:
Hobbs/Herder moves to make IXACT Contact a key component of its REALTOR® marketing system, acknowledging that effective contact management and a real estate CRM system are vital to long term success in real estate sales.
IXACT Contact is simple to learn and easy to use. This real estate CRM will help our clients implement the Hobbs/Herder marketing process and systematize their business
IXACT Contact and Hobbs/Herder have joined forces, with IXACT Contact adding important components of the Hobbs/Herder REALTOR® marketing system into its real estate CRM.
This is a great video that sheds some light on consumer choice and how decisions are formed. There are so many choices that buyers and sellers have to make these days, including the choice of who their REALTOR® will be.
Watch this video from a real estate perspective. Think about how you can position yourself as a trusted advisor and eliminate the anxiety that consumers often face when presented with myriad choices.
When people are faced with choices, such as deciding which Realtor will represent them when buying or selling a home, they’ll often decide based upon who they have the deepest connection with or strongest relationship with.
You’re new to real estate sales. You have a million and one things coming at you so organization is certainly a challenge. Surely, it’s easy to forget to action or follow up on key tasks and ensure you’re starting out in the best way possible.
If you’re a real estate novice, there’s also a good chance that you’re unsure of the best way to get new clients. What effective strategies and tactics are out there, you might ask, that will help me build a loyal client base? How can I stand out from the crowd and differentiate myself and my services?
Below is a great article by one of our affiliates, Bruce Keith. We have a million and one things that we’re trying to accomplish but to some, it feels like the path to accomplishing these goals or tasks are out of sight. Bruce shares some tips that will help you achieve your desired goals and results. Use your IXACT Contact real estate CRM to help you keep track of your results and automate a lot of the work involved. If your goal is to track your real estate leads more closely or send out more marketing (or create more drip marketing campaigns) to prospects, IXACT Contact will play a key part.
As a real estate CRM company, we’re contacted by REALTORS® everyday asking us about how our smartphone wireless sync works. Many times on that same call or email, the conversation moves to our Activity Plan functionality and what that’s all about. In fact, we have found that these two questions are our most frequently asked ones. You might be wondering what the answers to these questions are too, so let me take the time to address them now.
At IXACT Contact, we’ve launched some exciting new product enhancements to our real estate software. Outlined below are some of these new features. We know that you’ll find these enhancements to save you time and allow you to be even more productive.
IT’S NOW EASIER THAN EVER TO MANAGE ALL YOUR TASKS USING IXACT CONTACT!
- Filter your Task List by subject/activity type keyword and/or due date range.
- Your search criteria are remembered even if you navigate away from the Task List page and come back later.
- By default, your incomplete drip emails are not displayed in the Task List.
I published a series of posts in the fall about the “HOW” of practicing effective contact management and what good real estate marketing is all about. I’d like to pick that up again, and go a little deeper now into communication strategy. Let’s take a look at some real world examples of what we refer to as keep in touch events. A keep in touch event can be anything from:
- a quick phone call to say Hi
- a preferred client update mailer on a monthly basis to your “A List” or “Group 1″ contacts