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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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.
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.