Don’t Just Sell Real Estate -To Build Real Wealth You Need to Buy
HDC_McKissack_Blog_2877_1200x600Real estate offers great opportunities for building your income potential, but as Linda McKissack, owner of McKissack Realty Group pointed out in her recent webinar, “the day you sell your last house is the day you make your last dollar.” So selling 25, 50, or even 100 more houses won’t change that. For McKissack, the solution was to not just sell real estate, but to invest in it as well. Continue reading
[Infographic] What Every GOOD Real Estate Website Needs
HDC_Sesso_Infographic_Blog_2833_1200x600Just having a website boosts your credibility, but having a good website generates leads. In a recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Joe Sesso, author of the new success guide Secrets of Top Selling Agents; The Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed, shared the six things a real estate website needs to be effective. Listen to Sesso’s full webinar here, or check out the infographic below! Continue reading
The Importance of Print Marketing in the Digital Age
HDC_Print_Making_Blog_1200x600As a consumer, I subscribe to dozens if not hundreds of different email lists. Because of this, when I want to go out to dinner or buy some new shoes, chances are good that I’ll have a coupon or special offer in my email waiting for me. However, I have all those emails setup to automatically bypass my inbox. I never see them unless I decide to seek them out. That’s one of the many reasons why print marketing is so important and effective. Continue reading
Three Tips for Agents Who Want to Open Their Own Brokerage
“It was never my dream to work for a real estate company for the rest of my life.”—Stacie Perrault Staub HDC_Staub_Recap_Blog_2690_1200x600.jpgWas it the idea of promoting someone else’s brand, working around someone else’s schedule, and splitting your commission that encouraged you to pursue a career in real estate? Probably not. Working for an established brokerage is a great way to get started in real estate, but it’s rarely the end goal of aspiring agents. In a recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, Stacie Perrault Staub, founder and owner of West & Main Homes and the brain behind the popular Genuine Hustle conferences, shared her tips to start your own real estate brand. Watch the free webinar “Launching a Real Estate Brand from Scratch” for more information, or find our three tips from the webinar below! Continue reading
Pros and Cons of Joining a Team or Working Alone
HDC_TEAM_Sport_Blog_2645_800x320Real estate can be an inspiring and profitable profession, but as with any business your success depends on your ability to make decisions that will profit your business. One of the first decisions many agents find themselves contemplating when they begin a career in real estate is whether they should work alone or join a team. With pros and cons on both sides, the decision often comes down to personality and work style. Think “T.E.A.M.” to help you determine which option is the right choice for you. Continue reading
Free Webinars from Top Real Estate Pros to Prepare for 2017
SOTSA_Promo_Blog_2631_1200x600.jpgWhat will your New Year’s resolution be this year? Perhaps you intend to cut back on unnecessary spending, win 15% more conversions, or reach a certain number of transaction sides in 2017. Regardless of your goals for the new year, now is the time to think about how to achieve them. However, before you start planning it’s important to look back over past years for valuable lessons to help you move forward with confidence, avoiding previous pitfalls. We’re here to help. Here are three free SecretsofTopSellingAgents.com webinars from years gone by. We hope they help you create the best 2017 possible. Continue reading
Resolve to Earn More in 2017 with These Top Webinars of 2016
SOTSA_Highlight_Blog_2631_1200x600.jpgEvery year the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar series has the honor of hosting some of real estate’s top professionals. In 2016 we had a great group of coaches and agents talking about everything from marketing luxury homes to finding listings in low inventory markets. You can check out all these great webinars for free at SecretsofTopSellingAgents.com or review the highlights below. Continue reading
Surround Yourself with the Trappings of the Season On-the-Go
HDC_Festivize_Your_Ride_Blog_2628_1200x600.jpgIt can be hard to find time to sit down and enjoy the gorgeous tree in your living room or the menorah in your office when your job, family, and busy schedule keep you constantly on the go. However, with these ten ideas you too can bask in the trappings of the season—from your car! In addition to adding a bit of festivity to your season, decorating your car can draw positive attention to your brand, help you stand out, and get potential clients to take note of you and your business. The enhanced atmosphere of your car will also make current clients feel especially well taken care of. Continue reading
[Infographic] 6 Steps to Winning Listings You Can Count On
HDC_Hiban_Secrets_infograpic_Blog_2614_1200_x_600.jpgThe moment a new lead hits “call” or “submit” to ask about selling their home, the game is on. You’re up against agents from all over your area, competing to win that listing. Rig the game in your favor with these 6 steps to winning listings from Pat Hiban, author of “6 Steps to 7 Figures.” For even more great advice, check out his recent Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar, “Lost a Listing? Never Again with These Best Secrets.Continue reading
Consumers Want it Now – Leverage Voicemail and Email Autoresponders to Convert More Leads
HDC_NOW_Generation_2618_1200x600.jpgWe’ve all heard that patience is a virtue, but these days it’s all about instant gratification and that’s not necessarily a bad thing. If you run out of milk, you don’t have to wait for the milkman; you just drive to the store. If you want to know what’s happening in the world, you don’t have to wait for the morning paper. You simply visit an online news site. Continue reading