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But have you ever:
- Failed to draw your client’s attention to an undesirable characteristic of a potential new home?
- Exaggerated (just a little) on the selling price you claim you can get for a property?
- Persuaded a client to make a quick decision about a home just so you could get the transaction closed before month’s end?
- Pointed out the advantages of a neighborhood, but not the disadvantages?
- Invented an excuse as to why you didn’t return a phone call promptly?
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According to the The Referral & Repeat Marketing Book, there are six reasons why a client will recommend you to a friend or colleague. In order to attract more referrals,you must understand these reasons and then take the appropriate action steps to deliver on them.
Remember, at the end of the day, your real estate contact management system is key to generating a steady stream of referrals. If you keep in touch with past clients, provide value to them over time, and build on your relationships with them, they’ll be more likely to refer you to others.
According to statistics from the Direct Marketing Association and the United States Postal Service, approximately 18% of the population change their personal and/or business contact information every year.
That means if you haven’t been keeping your real estate contact management database up-to-date over the past year, the information you have on one out of five contacts could now be incorrect!
That’s why it’s so important to take a few minutes each week to update contact information.
In fact, according to the Referral & Repeat Marketing Book, “The number one reason that most agents are not successful with Referral & Repeat Marketing is that they fail to adequately maintain their databases.”
Today we’d like to share with you a great article by Katie Lance, who is the chief strategist for Inman News. Remember that once you build new relationships, you’ll need a real estate contact management software to manage all of your contact information and stay organized.
We particularly like point number six where Katie suggests positioning yourself as an “industry expert.” Keep in mind that IXACT Contact’s professionally written and designed monthly real estate newsletter is one way you can do this.
The article below is from real estate sales coach Bruce Keith of Bruce Keith Results. Bruce uses a real life example to illustrate the importance of keeping in touch. Note that even if you haven’t been keeping in touch with your past clients, it’s not too late.
Our advice is to get on board with a top-notch real estate contact management system, such as IXACT Contact. You can set-up all of your leads and clients on automatic drip marketing campaigns, which makes it fast and easy to keep in touch with your sphere of influence (SOI). You can also create personalized letters and mail merge labels in a snap.
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Why IXACT Contact’s Real Estate Software for the Mac is a Perfect Solution for Apple Lovers:
- It’s fully optimized for the iPad