Want to Convert More Leads? Get to Know Them First.

HDC_Building_Rapport_Blog_1200x600“Know, like, and trust” is an important phrase in the real estate community. Leads must know you because, when they do, they’re more likely to like you and refer you to other buyers and sellers. Leads must also trust you. When your leads trust you, your advice has greater weight and the sales process goes smoother. There are many ways to build “know, like, and trust,” and they all begin with building rapport with your leads. Here are ten tips to start your relationships off right! Continue reading

Now Available in Kindle! The Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed!

SOTSA_Book_Social_v2_1200x600Gain valuable insights and study proven methods of success to achieve your goals with the new book, Secrets of Top Selling Agents; The Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed. In this must read book, Joe Sesso shares the top tips and secrets of real estate giants from the popular webinar series Secrets of Top Selling Agents. Barbara Corcoran, Gary Keller, Chris Smith and others tell you exactly what you need to do to be a top selling agent!

Each chapter includes advice and tips from a different real estate superstar and covers a different aspect of real estate such as how: Continue reading

How to Handle Negative Reviews Like a Pro

HDC_Negative_Reviews_Blog_2844_1200x600I’m a big fan of online reviews. Not only do they provide information about the product or service you’re researching, they also show you how the company handles problems. To me, a negative review is worth more than a positive review. If I see a lot of uncontested negative reviews, I move on. If I see the business responded with a simple “sorry for your experience” or “please contact us” response, I typically assume they’re answering just for the sake of answering and not because they really care, so I move on. However, sometimes I see a company handle a bad review very well and I work with them. After all, if I have a bad experience, I want to know that the company will do everything they can to rectify the situation. So, what should you do when you get a negative review online? Continue reading

How to Do the Things You Just Don’t Want to Do

HDC_Time_Management_Blog_2813_1200x600“The rich and the rest both hate to do what it takes to be successful, the difference is that the rich do it anyway, and the rest do not.” – Tom Ferry

No matter how much you love your work, there’s no such thing as the perfect job. There’s always some part, however small, that you may not want to do. If you find yourself pounding your head on the wall or putting off that one task until right before the deadline, check out the tips below on how to do the things you just don’t want to do. Continue reading

Homes.com Connect Website Customers Get MORE Free Upgrades!

HDC_Product_Update_Blog_2821_1200x600Last month we announced the powerful new map search and reCAPTCHA functionality being added to all agent and broker websites powered by Homes.com. We’re keeping the upgrades coming this month with a new responsive open house manager and new traffic analytics! Find out how these great dashboard updates make managing your website easier than ever! Don’t have a website through Homes.com? Discover why you should! Continue reading