Whether or not you’re ready for retirement, 55 plus communities are something to consider. As boomers continue working well into their 60s and some into their 70s, these communities are becoming more about a worry-free lifestyle than merely retirement.
There’s nothing like a backyard barbecue on a sweet summer night. For some towns, it’s a way of life – whether it’s year round or even for those precious months of good weather. Where do they do it best? 20 towns made the best of America list by online home goods retailer Wayfair:
The mantra of real estate is “location, location, location”. Is there a perfect house in the perfect neighborhood? That depends on you. You can find a pretty nice house anywhere, but if you find a nice house in the right somewhere for you, you’ve found a gem. Here are some important factors to consider: Continue reading How to Choose the Perfect Neighborhood→
You don’t have to rely on lucky breaks to get clients. Successful agents are intentional and consistent, creating leads from ingenuity and resources at hand. Remember these 4 Keys to Agent Success and put them into action.
AGENT SUCCESS KEY 1
Ask for Referrals. This isn’t an imposition. You’ve already made a positive connection and provided great service. Your client will refer people to you, but you have to ask.
Let your clients know you work by referral. “___% of my clients are referrals”.
Give them specific ideas of who to refer. “Who do you know in your neighborhood, church, etc. who is thinking of selling or buying?”
Ask your service providers for referrals (appraisers, lenders, stagers).
“Referrals have a 90% or higher close rate,” says Rachel McNaughton, Redefy Training Specialist.