The cards are currently in your favor if youâ€™re an emergent
real estate consultant or if your career has gone through a setback following
the global financial crunch. According to a CNN Money report in March, home
prices continued to show signs of recovery, realized in an 8.1 percent increase
in Februaryâ€”the biggest gain posted by the housing market since 2006. Remember
though that while these numbers may ease your sales burden, the success of your
career lies in your very own hands. Â And
with the right kind of attitude, you may just be able to flip over a â€œfor saleâ€
sign into â€œsoldâ€ in no time.
Here are some tips that can help you boost your income as a
realtor this year:
positive. Fear shouldnâ€™t be on your vocabulary if you wish to attain success in
your endeavor. Donâ€™t let the negative things you hear or see on the news get
the better of you. Heed Chicken Soup for the Soul creator Jack Canfieldâ€™s
advice: â€œI hear thereâ€™s a recession going on and I choose not to participate.â€
on your objectives. Focus on what you want to accomplish this year. Set some goals.
For instance, how much income do you want to earn this year? How do you want to
help people? Focus on upgrading your skills and if youâ€™re a little bit rusty,
take refresher courses. Seek advice on how to get a
real estate license if you still donâ€™t have one or if youâ€™re working on
a freelance basis.
no time for procrastination. You already know that itâ€™s the best time to make
money off properties. Do not put off staging that model home that youâ€™re
proactive and use all means available to you to make a sale. Realtors have in
fact doubled their income despite the financial slowdown by connecting with
more clients. Active Rain data shows that successful agents use technology spend
six times more on technology and marketing than their unsuccessful
counterparts. Real estate agents who use social media actively tend to do
better in reaching more potential customers.
While itâ€™s true that older and seasoned agents may be a step
ahead of you in term of sales volume and revenues, by keeping a positive
mindset and being proactive, you can reach your income target this yearâ€”or even