10 Things Every Real Estate Agent Knows
HDC_Real_Estate_Basics_Blog_1200x600Each month, Homes.com sponsors the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, offering agents a free training resource where they can learn advanced real estate strategies. However, before you learn the techniques of the industry’s biggest earners, you must master the basics. Here are ten things every new real estate agent learns. Continue reading
Get Ready to Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month
HDC_Hispanic_Heritage_Blog_2850_1200x600September 15th through October 15th each year is Hispanic heritage month, a time to celebrate and pay tribute to the generations of Hispanic Americans who have influenced and enriched our history, culture, and communities. With September 15th fast approaching, now is the time to start thinking about how you can get involved. Continue reading
The Most Important Rooms in Your Listing
HDC_Staging_Blog_2846_1200x600I live in a small apartment complex where the layout of each unit is almost identical. Despite this, each home is entirely unique because of the way the occupants have furnished and decorated their homes. Some feel large because of the utilitarian furnishings, while others seem more modestly proportioned because of the comfortable, overstuffed furniture. Some are filled with warm, earthy tones that make you feel at home. Others invite a more modern feel with eye-popping splashes of color. Each apartment is completely unique even though underneath the individual furnishings, each unit is the essentially the same. Continue reading
Tips and Tricks You Need to Make Your Live Video a Success
HDC_Lemons-Ryhal_Secrets_Recap_Blog_2818_1200x600In her recent appearance on the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, Marki Lemons-Ryhal, social media expert and entrepreneur, said that it’s time to “stop getting ready to get ready to do video,” and do it. To help you get started, she shared some great tools to help you overcome the difficulties of creating live videos. Continue reading
Time for Teachers, Time for Books, Time for New Leads! Here’s How.
HDC_Back_to_School_Blog_2808_1200x600There comes a point every year when the stores fill up with book bags and crayons and you know it’s time to start thinking about the kids going back to school. As a real estate agent, a well-timed back-to-school marketing campaign is a great way to put your business in front of possible home buyers and sellers. Continue reading
Public Speaking for Real Estate: How to Overcome Video Anxiety
HDC_Public_Speaking_Blog_2803_1200x600Many agents understand the value of video marketing. They know how to use a video camera and can think of several ways through which videos can help them attract more leads. However, they don’t create videos. Why? Because they’re afraid of how they’ll look or sound on camera. If you’re one of the agents letting fear of the camera keep you from growing your business through video, check out the tips below to learn how you can look and sound your best and in doing so find the confidence to give video a try! Continue reading
Heat Up Cold Leads This Summer
HDC_Old_Leads_Blog_2802_1200x600Do you have a list of hot leads that went cold over the winter? Now that summer is here and people are thinking about moving again, this is the perfect time to heat those old leads back up. If you want to be a successful agent, you must be persistent about reaching out and connecting with your prospects regularly. Letting leads go “cold” costs your business time and money which shouldn’t be wasted, so now it is time to follow up! However, you can’t simply reach out to an old lead and ask them if they’re ready to buy. Your strategy needs to be a little more polished than that and with just a few tips, you will be ready to reconnect with old leads. Continue reading
Kick Back, Relax, and Watch Your Business Grow this Summer!
HDC_Automate_Your_Business_Blog_2783__1200x600It’s hard to kick back and enjoy the summer when you’re constantly hunting for leads and trying to build your business. However, Homes.com can help. With options available to help your business from the time a person starts thinking about buying or selling to years after the sale has been closed, our programs can free up your time, allowing you to focus on converting only the best leads, leaving you plenty of time to relax. Continue reading
Get Your Free Summer Resources and Start Connecting with Your Clients Today [FREE DOWNLOAD]
HDC-Summer-Guide-Blog-2497It’s officially summer. Peaceful days of sipping lemonade while lounging by the pool, and quiet evenings watching fireflies from the porch are here! Help your clients start the season off right with these great, free resources! Click the links below to see the fresh, free summer guide and checklists. Once you download, just click to add your name, number, and company name to make it easy for your leads to reach out to you. Share these resources with your clients, prospects, and database by printing them out, sharing them socially, or emailing them. Continue reading
[Free Download] Summer Home Buying Guide
HDC_Summer_Homebuying_Guide_2779_1200x600It’s summer! The schools are out, the days are long, and buyers are searching for homes. Help your buyers get the home they’ve been dreaming of with the Summer Home Buying Guide. This free, downloadable eBook will help your clients understand the importance of getting pre-approved, explain important real estate terms, provide advice on finding the right home, and much more. Continue reading