Are you buyers sitting on the fence rather than engaging with the market? Are you spending too much time touring the wrong properties? Learn how to serve your buyers more effectively. It's not just better for your business, it is better service too!
On the fence buyers - or ones that are unrealistic - will drain your time and money! Be a strong buyers agent with these 21 suggestions to help buyers get off the fence. This is the outline from our Club Zebra call that took place on February 12th.
This is the most accurate way to calculate appreciation in an area but finding individual appreciation rates can be a pain! However, take some of the pain of calculation out of the equation with this worksheet. One thing to note - if you are figuring appreciation over a period of time, try to look at solds that have sold recently to get the most accurate recent number.
There's no word in real estate that is more misunderstood than the word closing. It conjures up images of a toothy salesman in a checkered sport coat hawking used cars. It reminds us of all of those times we were asked, "So, are you ready to buy today?"
The question we're discussing today is, what do you do when your buyers won't get financing? Learn why it's your responsibility and what to do about this.
Create a checklist to guide your buyers through the offer process. Make sure you update with your local MLS forms!
Let's focus on your first meeting with a buyer and how to set the stage for ongoing success. Meetings are always more successful with an agenda! No matter how well you may already know the buyer, be sure to show up with an agenda for the meeting.
Do you understand the psychology of your clients or is it still all about you? Many agents have a hard time accepting that it's always about the client and that people want what they want. It's important to understand this human nature and to work with it instead of against it. Here's how.
What do your potential clients need from you? Information? Attention? Rapport? Follow-Up and Consistency? Whether you are at an open house or just got a sign call, how you interact and follow-up is critical.
If you have buyers waffling on price, if you are playing the role of "home-salesperson" rather than "home consultant," if you are at a loss for how to prepare your buyers to actually take action on the right place, then this is the Club Zebra coaching call for you. Denise shares 21 awesome tips to get your buyers in the right frame of mind, educated, and ready-to-buy!
From preparation to crafting an offer, a tight market with low inventory, multiple offers, and rising prices offers a special set of challenges to buyers. The pace is too quick for some and there are many opportunities for buyers to melt down. How as an agent do you handle it all? Join us for a discussion about how to handle conflict and prepare buyers for the current market conditions in their desired area and price point.
Will that buyer get off the fence and buy or not? Strategies for hesitant buyers.
The inventory challenges that many areas of the country are facing are not going to go away anytime soon, but now is not the time bury your head in the sand! The bottom line is anyone can buy in this market and you have would-be sellers in your database and in your pipeline who aren't making a move due to their perception of what is happening in the market as opposed to what their situation might actually be. Step one is communication and opening the doors to a conversation. What is the right message and how do you overcome their fears and concerns?
This handy tools allows your buyers to easily compare and contrast multiple properties when you are showing. Make it easy for your clients to evaluate homes when showing multiple properties in one session with our "Compare and Contrast" document.
Are your buyers motivated to buy, but over-and-over find themselves losing homes to all-cash and multiple-offer situations? Sitting on the sidelines while properties they have emotionally invested time and effort into is incredibly frustrating and a drain on your resources too. Follow along with Denise on how to put a plan together that your buyers can win with.
Buyers today have to get creative in order to cover their housing expenses. Join us for house hacking ideas and get the calculator that will help you talk with your buyers about opportunities to make money with their property.
Of course you want to make your best impression before you leave your listing presentation. The Experience Book is not just an effective conversation starter, but also highlights your expertise, problem solving skills, and challenging past listings. Learn why this belongs in your presentation, what goes into one, and how to use it.
Rather than waiting for a seller to offer a listing, your buyers are ready to make offers on homes that aren’t even on the market yet. Learn how it works, how to make a compelling offer, and how to protect your buyer when taking this alternative approach to finding listings.
When the speed of inventory, the cost of money, and other factors align you potentially have a moment of market opportunity for your clients. Are we in a "moment of the market” now? How would you know? Learn how to identify moments in your market and to leverage them for converting prospects into clients.
Denise reveals the top visuals for explaining the market to your clients and advice for presenting them. Wow your next buyer or listing presentation prospects by how prepared you are with expert market advice.