Why Your Referral Business Has Dried Up


One of the best sources for new business is by way of client referrals. Not exactly a life-altering statement, is it? How about when you take into account the fact that 88% of buyers say they would use their agent again or recommend them to others, and yet only 25% actually do. Now you recognize how […]

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5 Steps to Attracting More Real Estate Referrals for Less Money


This post originally appeared on Inman, by Matt Bonelli. Real estate agents love receiving referrals; who doesn’t? Sometimes though, those referrals come with a big price tag. In some cases, the referral fee is upward of 40 percent! But, better to have business that you otherwise would not have had, correct? Here’s the interesting part. […]

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Best Methods for Getting Real Estate Testimonials


Your real estate website, social media posts, and local advertising are a few of the marketing pieces that generate leads for your real estate business. But testimonials are the powerful social proof that your prospects crave. Are you leveraging the power of testimonials from your happy clients? Comments from home buyers and sellers who have […]

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5 Magic Tricks for Creating a Referral-Based Business


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Referral-based business is the backbone of many real estate careers. When a happy client refers you, the leads you receive are high quality, and save you precious prospecting time. That’s why I’m happy to share this blog post with you today from Matt Bonelli. The post first appeared on Inman, and offers up 5 actionable […]

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5 Mistakes that Ruin Real Estate Relationships Before They Start


If you’re a regular reader of this blog, you know that we often discuss the importance of building meaningful real estate relationships, establishing your Sphere of Influence and staying in touch with your past clients.  Repeat and referral business are so valuable and achieved through what? You guessed it: relationships. Building quality relationships comes naturally to some people, but for many […]

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Top Tips for Building Your Real Estate Sphere of Influence


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Your Sphere of Influence (or SOI) is one of your most valuable resources as a real estate professional. Every Agent knows that repeat and referral business are the bread and butter of real estate sales.  Maintaining a healthy SOI means more individuals know of your services, use your services and may be referring your services to […]

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