There is a lot of room for stress and discomfort when listing a home, whether its a price reduction or counseling a seller on an offer, learn the skills that reduce conflict, set expectations, and create a wow experience.
We've all heard them, even if you've only been licensed for a few months, it's the questions that clients and prospects ask you that make you cringe inside. Clients who want commission discounts, sellers who don't want to do repairs to their home, buyers who demand everything on an inspection be fixed. It's enough to drive an agent crazy! Listen in to how you can effectively approach these situations as we role play through these scenarios and more.
When you master being able to handle conflict - and that doesn't mean you'll be able to change every outcome - then you will have grown in being able to control yourself and produce more win-win situations, approach conflict with more confidence and reduce the overall stress of a profession that is frequently visited by conflict. Listen as we talk about how to effectively set and manage expectations, whether you are in a multiple offer situation, price setting, or the dealing with inspection report reactions.
How many times have you gotten a call from a homeowner ready to sell, only to arrive at the house and find the house is next-door to a problem? From hoarders to perpetual remodelers, outspoken political critics, and even people who are just downright mad about boundary line debates, trees, and even wayward pets, what do you do when a listing has the potential to be a disaster? We are going to address it all and welcome your scenarios as well!
It is easy to get worked up when someone questions your integrity or if they are making a problem into a much bigger issue than it really is. Denise shares an easy-to-follow formula that will help you take control of yourself, allowing you more control of the situation.
People put all kinds of emotions into both money and property, so it's no surprise that different kinds of conflict appear during property transactions. We will be covering the conflict resolution formula and showing you a variety of examples of how it works - whether it is conflict with buyers or sellers, other agents, or other parties. We had lots of great questions during this call so listen in and enjoy!
From talking to sellers about the benefits of a pre-inspection to discussing inspection findings with your buyers, negotiations and more, Denise will tackle the tough objections both buyers and sellers have around this sensitive topic.
What do you do if an upcoming listing is a disaster? From working with hoarders to homes that are downright dangerous to enter, Denise will cover the steps you can take to not only get creative, but how to talk with your sellers about the challenges and identify possible solutions.
You may have a seller who is unrealistic on price, a buyer who doesn’t have the budget for what they want, a partnership that just is not working out, or even a photographer who doesn’t know what they are doing. As sales people, we want to connect and make everything work, but sometimes it is costing you time, money, headaches, and dragging out the inevitable isn’t good for anyone. But how do you frame up a tough conversation and try to end on a positive note?
Today we're talking about conflict - this is a subject that gets agents nervous and unfortunately holds them back. In this tip Denise introduces how to deal with conflict.
Today transactions are harder than ever to close, they're harder to put together and there are a lot of emotions tied up in the whole deal. But what about when the conflict is between your client and you? How do you deal with that?
Conflict that arises during a transaction is almost inevitable. With clients buying or selling what is largely their largest asset, financial requirements from a lender with stringent standards, and deadlines down to the wire, conflict with clients is bound to happen. However, how do you stay composed and assume the role of a problem-solver without succumbing to the drama yourself? Denise will be addressing this question and more in this Mastery Forum.
In this two part series Denise tackles how to handle conflict with agents on the other side of the transaction. Learn how to effectively get through this difficulty and not let it sabotage your transaction.
Denise completes her two part series on conflict between agents on either side of a transaction. This time Denise addresses offer negotiation and rejection.
Supporters often struggle with conflict, preferring to stay as far from it as possible, but when you’re in a transaction there can be some tough decisions to be made. So what’s the solution when your supporter client is overwhelmed? How you help them negotiate a strong deal that doesn’t end with anxiety is going depend on your own personality.
Everyone knows, real estate is a relationship business - whether it’s a listing presentation, a negotiation, or in your marketing. This September we’re going to be looking at communication skills for working with different personalities – how to read your client, a broker, or even a family member, so that you can effectively understand and respond to their needs. Understanding personalities is key to reducing relationship stress, avoiding communication mistakes, marketing your business, and so much more.
Today’s housing market combines limited inventory with coronavirus complications, a recipe for tough transactions. Join real estate coach Denise Lones for a conversation on how to keep a level head, counsel clients, and navigate to the finish line when you have a transaction that is blowing-up.
Think you’ve won the listing? Not so fast. It’s time to have the pricing talk. Your seller knows they have what is in demand, they’ve been watching listings in their neighborhood and they know in their hearts that their home is even better. Are you ready to bring them back to reality without alienating your seller?
Listing inventory is tight, so what can you do when there aren’t enough listings to go around? It is time to take action and find the sellers who would sell if only they had the right information to give them confidence – and you are the expert equipped to help them!
When their conflict is directed at you or towards the other side of the transaction, promoter personalities can be a challenge to solve problems with. Whether they are moving on with their own solution, not responding to a deadline, or you’ve somehow just pushed their red button. How do you reign it in and close the deal? We’ll be looking at how all personalities can both avoid and resolve conflict with their next Promoter client.