Rick Culp, a Denver real estate agent, says that when he first became an agent, he dealt with the same struggle all new agents encounter: getting solid listings. He tried working with buyers, but even buyers were skeptical of his skillset, since he had no listings. Then, one day, Rick struck gold with his first FSBO.
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For many real estate agents, nothing is as valuable (or as daunting) as throwing a terrific open house.
While online listings, 360-degree images, and video tours are certainly making waves in the industry, nothing beats a good old-fashioned face-to-face meeting with various people interested in possibly purchasing a home.
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Attention New Agents: Discover How Debbie Got 7 Transactions by Giving Away Her Books at Open Houses
Are you a new agent? Would you like to get more listings and buyer sales? Let's take a look at one of our members, Debbie. She has an excellent Open House Strategy that a new agent could use to get more listings and buyer sales. Listen to the full-length interview for more info.
- Books Given Away: 60.
- Listings earned with the help of the books: 4 Listings and 3 Buyers.
- Biggest benefit of using the books: “With the book, there is something very concrete that they can hold in their hand. My picture is looking at them every day. Even if they lay the book down on a table or something, my picture is looking at them. I have never known anyone to throw my books away. I’ve noticed that when I list a house, the sellers have put my book in a drawer. It hasn't been thrown away. They've kept it.
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Nobody makes a horror film about the risks real estate agents take every day.
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Our interview this week is with Ray. He has two listings with our system, despite only getting 10 books to start.
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Open houses don't hold quite as much water as they used to, but it's still a big part of marketing a listing.
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Open houses are becoming less and less important since there are so many ways to walk through or tour the house online now. That doesn't mean that open houses don't serve any purposes, in fact they serve a few, even though 88 percent of buyers search and view houses online.