As an agent, you’re job isn’t done – and you don’t get paid – until the transaction has closed. There are a variety of roadblocks that can prevent a closing. Some you can’t control (buyer loses a job, etc.), and some you can. For a smoother road to closing, ensure that you’re doing these 4 things at the start.
Paul Simon’s 50 Ways to Leave Your Lover is an amusing and catchy song about getting out of a bad relationship. It’s not so funny when you’re the one getting dumped! In real estate, you can miss out on a good real estate relationship or wreck one if you’re not careful. So get a new plan, Stan. Check yourself against this list of habits and save yourself from a bad breakup:
- Slow to communicate: Time and again you’ll hear that the number one complaint against agents is poor communication. Be timely about your responses. In this age of texting, it’s easy to send a quick “I’m in a meeting, I’ll call you as soon as I can” message.
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Poor communication is the number one complaint that clients have about real estate agents. In this age of instant communication, clients expect their agent to be in touch and have information readily at hand. Sure, you’re busy. Everyone is. So stop making excuses and start being strategic about effective communication with your clients. You’ll get results and referrals with great service. Continue reading Keys to Effective Communication