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How to effectively use Instagram as a real estate agent

May 28, 2020


When Instagram was released in 2010, the creators likely had no idea how far the app would come. Starting out as a photo-sharing app, Instagram has since become one of the most widely used apps in the world for influencers, marketing, personal networking, and business. With such a vast and diverse network of users centralized in one app by this multi-billion dollar company, utilizing Instagram to grow your business can be easy. Here’s how you can grow your real estate network on Instagram.

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3 goals to set for your business post-pandemic

May 15, 2020


As states begin to initiate plans to reopen businesses and slowly pull back on social distancing orders, it’s time to prepare your business for the aftermath of the pandemic. What can we expect? It’s hard to predict exactly what “normal” will be over the next few months. We know more now than ever before the realities of the economic and social effects brought on by a crisis such as the pandemic. No matter the new way of the world post-pandemic, here are 3 tips to help you prepare your business in a post-pandemic world:

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Overcoming Common Objections with Online Leads

May 4, 2020


A collection of advice from SetSchedule clients

Inevitably, to convert online leads into transactions, you will need to be very adept at overcoming objections. Some objections are very common, so you can easily develop this skill by learning scripts that direct the conversation down a more productive path. Typically the initial “No” from a prospect is actually more of a “Yeah, but…”. Here are some examples of common objections and ideas on how to handle them:

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Virtual Walkthroughs for Real Estate Explained

April 23, 2020

Virtual reality has gotten a lot of attention in every industry and is increasingly being adopted in the real estate industry, especially in the form of virtual walkthroughs. Virtual walkthroughs are becoming an effective tool for real estate agents, particularly in the current climate of Coronavirus concerns. If you don’t know anything about virtual walkthroughs, don’t worry. We’ve collected here a breakdown of the technology as well as some suggestions for ways you can implement this technology in your own real estate business.

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CARES Act Provides Sweeping Economic Relief to Those Impacted by COVID-19

April 16, 2020

real estate agents

On March 27, 2020, Congress passed the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act and subsequently signed into law. The $2 trillion stimulus bill is the largest economic stimulus legislation in US history since the New Deal. As such, it is quite sweeping and offers relief to several industries impacted by COVID-19 as well as small businesses, employees, individuals, and families. It is worth looking into the bill in full to assess everything included in there, but we’ve collected below key takeaways from the CARES Act that specifically impact real estate agents and their clients.

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Staying Competitive in the Real Estate Industry While Working from Home

April 8, 2020

In an industry where face-to-face interaction is crucial, how are real estate professionals expected to keep their businesses running efficiently while also maintaining a healthy social distance? During these times of uncertainty and isolation, workers across the world are learning to adapt to a new way of life. However, people will always need homes, so luckily the world will always need real estate professionals. Here are some tips to help you stay competitive in the real estate industry while staying safe, healthy, and productive.

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Staying Successful in Real Estate Amidst COVID-19 Concerns

March 20, 2020

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In the last few weeks Coronavirus (COVID-19) has emerged and been escalated to an international pandemic according to the World Health Organization (WHO). Industries are being impacted, including real estate as professionals are rethinking common business practices like open houses and friendly handshakes as these might exacerbate the situation. However, we should always remember that it is darkest just before dawn. Times of chaos provide opportunities for innovation and this is true for real estate as well! While experts predict there will be some decrease in buyer interest, they are also predicting that low interest rates will provide the means to homeownership for more people which could very well offset the expected decline. There are also innovative ways that real estate transactions can be completed virtually so you and your family can buy or sell without any undue risk. To that end, we’ve collected here a breakdown of what you need to know about how COVID-19 is affecting real estate and how real estate agents are overcoming these challenges for their clients who have determined now is the time for them to buy or sell!

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5 Types of Tech for Real Estate Agents

March 12, 2020

For successful agents, real estate is a full time job with many moving parts. Between fielding referrals, drumming up new business and overseeing compliance on various transactions, time quickly becomes scarce. Luckily the tech industry has taken notice of this and stepped in with countless solutions for agents to maximize their time. Below we have compiled a list of 5 types of tech for real estate agents that you can harness to boost your efficiency.

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5 Things to Remember When Working Online Real Estate Leads

March 12, 2020

Working with online real estate leads is tough. You make hundreds of calls to people who don’t know you and who may or may not have a viable interest in doing a real estate transaction. Sometimes they don’t answer or hang up on you, sometimes they’re having a bad day and they take it out on you. Regardless, studies consistently show that people are starting their home buying or selling journey with an online search. So what does this mean for you? It means online home seller leads and online home buyers leads are accounting for a growing number of real estate transactions. Maybe the problem isn’t the leads then, and maybe the problem is with the way you are working your online real estate leads. Below are 5 tips we’ve put together to help you gain better traction and close more deals with online real estate leads.

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SetSchedule Announces 2021 Elite Partner Summit in Huntington Beach, CA for All Qualifying Partners!

Huntington Beach, Jetty, Pier, California, Sunset, Surf

Irvine, CA (March 4, 2020) SetSchedule announces their 2021 Elite Partner Summit for all qualifying partners. Qualification is based on the number of qualifying revenue points (QRP) earned between January 2019 – December 2020. Real estate agents and teams currently partnered with SetSchedule earn qualifying points through membership dues, closing transactions and utilizing the full suite of SetSchedule SaaS software. SetSchedule is proud to share that they currently have several agents and teams that are on track to qualify.

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