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Agent2Agent in Broward County : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Mar 23, 2017
Gene Petrino asked:
I'm looking at taking on a Buyer's Agent. Needs experience as I don't have time to train. I'm getting leads from my website and need help with them.
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Mon Oct 10, 2016
Jeremy answered:
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Wed Sep 14, 2016
rcporto asked:
I have a LLC already, and this week I got my license as a Sale Associate. Can I use my LLC do receive my comissions or do I have to open a PA ( professional association)?
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Mon Sep 5, 2016
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Sun Apr 3, 2016
Jacquie Yekmalian answered:
Hi Wilson,

I use Flex mls to do this.
When you set up your buyer in this system, simply go in under their name and check off what you showed them. They have a few icons to choose from, star, stop sign, and two other ones.

Hope that helps you
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Sun Aug 2, 2015
Jeri Patrick answered:
I would have you agent call them directly there customer service and very helpful. Best of luck
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Fri Jul 17, 2015
Yanoska Diaz answered:
I have a friend in Broward and she energetic all right! Text me and I will forward the contact info.
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Mon Mar 30, 2015
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Oh no! It might be better if you contact the new "agent" and let them know that you have shown the buyer certain properties and list them. Usually other agents are aware of "procuring cause" and the many cases there are in court. The new agent can inform the buyer. ... more
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Tue Nov 25, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
Direct your question to the agent who listed your apartment.
Your agent will be able to address the issue.

Best of success,
Annette Lawrence, Broker/Associate
Palm Harbor FL
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Sat Oct 18, 2014
Sam Shueh answered:
The paid SEO G& aYword etc will instantly get you to top page. Guarantee you go broke quickly
with some disappointing or costly results. People love to click...

You need however to get your name found on the internet for validation. People want to check you out
for what you do. Few really cared about what they say.
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Wed Oct 15, 2014
Eduardo Acevedo answered:
Awesome question Jalana. This is how I do it.

1a) Have all the specifics of the commercial property recorded. Know everything you could know about the use, restriction and anything else you could think of about the Warehouse. You have to begin to ask yourself questions like * who would want to use this space? * what sort of businesses are in the area? * are there advantages with this warehouse? ** You've got to think like your potential buyer.
1b) Put a sign on the property.
2) Take photos of the warehouse and I also put together a short video walk through, heck you can use your phone. Be sure to get an aerial view of the property (Google Maps)
3) Once the photos, video and info are ready I'd through it up on all the social networking sites, including Linked In. Be sure to use the exact address the same each time and make sure your contact info is also always the same. Google looks for consistently in the information you gather and this well help. Use the video you took for YouTube.
4) Throw the property up on LoopNet (site designed for Commercial properties) I'd also throw it up on Craigslist and other classified sites. Also send a marketing piece to local business as well so they are aware of the property.
5) If you are willing to pay a co-broke on the warehouse get this information in front of every broker who has done commercial business of this sort before. You can do this a million ways. Mail Chimp may be a good option.
6) create a kick ass direct mail marketing piece and buy a data list of potential customers who could use this space. You can look for a ton of list brokers and you definitely want to look into EDDM as well.
I'm sure you already know all this stuff but heck I wanted to throw it out there for you. Remember with marketing consistence and clarity is the name of the game. You need to have an awesome USP and CTA.
Well if you'd like any more ideas or help, always happy to. Give me a call/text or email. 954-610-9112
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Sun Sep 21, 2014
Oscar Gonzales answered:

Always start advertising your OH 2 weeks before, on your own personal site, MLS, Trulia and Zillow. Also make sure you have good location and visible attracting open house signs directing foot traffic. If its a higher end property please make sure you let them know you are having treats for the guests.

Oscar Gonzales
WestCo Realty
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Sun Sep 14, 2014
Myriam Hochman answered:
If you don't have another option due to time restrain, you will need to go online. However, on campus education always not only gives you the education but also relations and contacts that could be useful latter on on your career. ... more
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Tue Aug 12, 2014
Tammy Hayes answered:, City-Data and you can use a local Realtor.
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Fri Aug 8, 2014
Brian Kurtz answered:
Run a little experiment. Imagine that Terra, the god of real estate, came to you one day and told you that you had to pick two or three cities in which you would do business. Whichever cities you selected would be your turf and you would DOMINATE those areas taking more listings than anymore else. You would also be shackled with a curse that you would never be able to close a transaction either representing a buyer or a seller OUTSIDE of the cities you decided to choose.

If I were you, I'd go with an area that have nice homes owned by nice people which are in a good price range. I would be willing to MOVE to get to those prime areas. But the choices is yours.

Now that you have those cities in mind, go into your MLS and run a search for all sold homes in those two cities for the last year. Find out what the count is. I'm guessing that there should be at least 1400 and probably double that. You really only have to close 50 transaction sides out of 1400 sales (which is really 2800 transaction sides) to make a GOOD living. That's really only 1.8% of the market. Keep that in mind.

Now realize that out of those 1,400 people who sold last year and the 1,400 who are going to sell in the next 12 months...a TON of them (most in fact) really are not hard-core people who are dragging 3 agents through to do presentations then selecting the "best" one for the job. MOST are really just picking someone they know/like/trust. At least 40% of these transactions will go to friends/family members that are agents. That's how the game works. That leaves at LEAST 840 sales (1680 trans. sides) for you to pick up.

Find the sellers and then follow up until they're ready to sell. I mean, I've VOTED for politicians just because they showed up at my front door and nobody else did. Seriously. Follow up 5 or 10 times and the point will be made that you're a hard worker. Why NOT go with you?

Finally, after EVERY transaction, write a testimonial for your clients. Put yourself in their shoes and try to write it as if they were writing it. Focus in on the things that they focused on while you were working together. Put their names on it. Ask them to review it once the closing docs are done. Ask them if they felt it "was a good representation of their feelings about working with you" and when they say yes hand them a BLUE felt-tip FLAIR pen and ask them to sign it. Scan it in so you can reproduce it in color forever and ever. After 12 sales you'll have 12 of these things. Nobody else gives these out to prospects. You'll INSTANTLY stand out from the crowd.
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Thu May 15, 2014
Lisa Foster answered:
You can also sign into your account, go into your "listings" page and select "edit listing"

Good luck !!
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Fri Mar 21, 2014
Cathy Pierce answered:
I just signed up for the Mobile ads to try ad get more buyer agents. For seller leads I use and it is awesome! I like that they only allow 1 agent per neighborhood, give you listing packets and letters to send to follow up and have a money back guarantee! Imho it beats the heck out of anything else out there. Trulia has been ok for buyer leads for me so far. I've had two buyers close that I got from them over the last 6 months. IT paid for itself. ... more
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Sun Feb 2, 2014
Annett T. Block answered:
Kyle, if you are an agent and have no access to the properties because you have no Lockbox key or any other device to unlock the property contact the agent direct. Agents should not use the lack of a lock box key as excuse to deny you and your client access.

If the agents use the Board Listing Agreement they promise to assist the seller in selling their home even it that means give you direct access, driving to the property or leaving a key at the listing office for you to pick up so that you can show the property.

On top if they are a Realtor they would violate the Realtors Code of Ethics if they will not assist you with showing arrangements.

Any questions let me know,

Annett T. Block
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