[Infographic] Secrets of Top Selling Agents: The Keys to Real Estate Success Revealed

SOTSA_Infographic_Blog_2884_1200x600Real estate titans such as Barbara Corcoran, Dave Liniger, and Gary Keller have found great success in their careers and have proven themselves willing to share their secrets with others. However, finding time to study real estate’s biggest sellers and influences can be a challenge; there are just so many. However, a solution is now available! Homes.com national speaker Joe Sesso condensed the lessons from the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar series into a single, digestible book. Sample tips from each chapter below and visit Amazon.com to purchase your copy! Continue reading

10 Things Every Real Estate Agent Knows

HDC_Real_Estate_Basics_Blog_1200x600Each month, Homes.com sponsors the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, offering agents a free training resource where they can learn advanced real estate strategies. However, before you learn the techniques of the industry’s biggest earners, you must master the basics. Here are ten things every new real estate agent learns. Continue reading

[Infographic] Common American House Types

HDC_House_Type_Blog_2855_1200x600From the Taj Mahal to the Empire State Building, the world is full of interesting and unique architecture. Climate, culture, and resources have historically shaped the buildings found in specific areas, and that is still largely the case. However, with trains, planes, trucks, and boats shipping materials around the world, the lines have started to blur. Now you can find a Mediterranean style home in Maine or a Tudor manor in Texas, which is great news for your buyers. They have options. Lots of them. However, many people don’t know how to tell the different house types apart. That bungalow they saw on the market a few weeks ago may just be “the house with the big front porch” to them, making it hard for you to know to look for a new bungalow. Download your copy of the infographic to help your buyers understand the different house types and narrow down your search to help them find the perfect home. Continue reading

[Infographic] Do’s and Don’ts of Social Media

HDC_Lance_Infographic_Blog_2836_1200x600There’s a lot of tough competition for attention in real estate, especially in social media. Luckily, there are experts like Katie Lance who are willing to share their expertise. Lance is the CEO and owner of Katie Lance Consulting and author of #GetSocialSmart. She is also a recent guest on the Secrets of Top Selling Agents webinar program, where she shared her advice for being a success in real estate. Watch the recorded webinar here and check out her Do’s and Don’t of Social Media below! Continue reading

Leave a Message After the “Beep” and Other Tips to Convert More Sales

HDC_Cold_Call_Strategies_Blog_2866_1200x600Every agent works referrals and most dabble in geographic farming, but after the first few tries, few take advantage of cold calling. Although it can feel like an exercise in futility if you don’t do it right, unsolicited calls during dinner are a big tradition in American industry. Why? Because when done right, they work. Here are 5 tips to help you see why cold calling doesn’t work and how to turn it around. Continue reading