How to Get Exclusive Leads on Homes.com

HDC_PLA_Blog_2750_1200x600By upgrading to Preferred Listings on Homes.com you gain exclusive leads and Preferred Agent branding. With Preferred Agent branding, all preferred listing lead inquiries are sent to the listing agent only. Additionally, no further advertisements (like Local Connect) will show on Preferred Listings. Continue reading

How to Deal with Difficult Clients

HDC_Difficult_Clients_2754_1200x600Wouldn’t it be nice if all your clients were happy, patient, and understanding? Unfortunately, for many that isn’t always the situation. As a real estate professional, you’ve walked through the doors into the service industry; you work closely with clients on a personal and emotional level. Dealing with different personalities and emotions can lead to some tense and stressful interactions with clients.

Difficult clients are part of business, but with a few tips, you can turn adversity into profit. Continue reading

10 Reasons Why You Need a .Homes Domain

HDC_DotHomes_Infographic_Blog_2750_1200x600Open new doors for your business and reach clients like never before with a personalized .Homes domain name. Choose whether you want to relaunch your website with a new domain name that shows buyers and sellers that you mean business or drive traffic to a great new marketing campaign or sales event’s landing page to capture more leads.

Only verified members of the real estate community can register a .Homes domain name, so however you use your domain name, site visitors can rest assured that they are going to a safe and relevant real estate website. Take a look at how others have enhanced their business with a new domain extension and then head over to Register.Homes to claim your domain name! Continue reading

[Infographic] Hot Tips for Creating the Best Real Estate Facebook Ad

HDC_Brown_Infographic_Blog_2747_1200x600If you’re among the billions of people on Facebook, you may be aware of how effective Facebook ads can be. In a recent webinar, Leigh Brown, international motivational speaker and author of Outrageous Authenticity discussed how to use Facebook’s ad system to stand out, target actual buyers and sellers, and create listing opportunities. Watch the full webinar online at SecretsofTopSellingAgents.com and download your free Facebook-ad-tips infographic below! Continue reading

Are You Teaching Your Clients the Way They Learn Best?

HDC_Thank_a_Teacher_Blog_2746_1200x600One of the most fulfilling parts of being a real estate professional is educating new buyers and sellers about their real estate transaction. Sometimes you may have trouble explaining an idea or process to someone, however, and that’s OK. Everyone learns differently, and in honor of National Teacher’s Day, we’ve pulled together some tips on how to incorporate some of the different learning styles into your sales process. There are four main learning styles—visual, auditory, read & written, and kinesthetic—and you should try to create resources useful to and usable by each. Continue reading