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Agent2Agent in Oxnard : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 4, 2015
Lei Eberhardt answered:
Unfortunately, most rental listings offer 1$ for commission. Most agents take the listings to help existing clients. Unlike Westlake and over the hill, there is no money to be made on rentals. Also, most of the rentals are managed by property management offices. There are many to choose from and those offices do not pay anything to an agent who has clients looking for rentals. ... more
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Fri Jul 19, 2013
Terry Bell answered:
In hindsight, I would say that passing your test and getting your license, is just your introduction to how the business works. Finding the right office and the right mentor program is what will really teach you how to run your business. Many offices have their own training programs and often invite programs from professionals. So I would wait and see what the office offers, what they recommend and get to know some people to go to events with. ... more
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Wed Oct 13, 2010
Monique and Joe Carrabba answered:
Hello Deidre,

I did a BPO I never got paid for so I would consider that being ripped off.

Monique

Monique Carrabba
The Carrabba Group
Keller Williams Hollywood Hills
mcarrabba@kw.com
(323) 899-2900
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Mon Jul 26, 2010
Joan Congilose answered:
Hi Gil
On our MLS system we can do a search of closed properties & under the category sale terns select cash & all closed cash sales come up. See if your database on MLS has that capability ... more
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Sat Dec 20, 2008
James & Stephanie Crawford answered:
IDX on your website is absolutely crucial. You must choose a provider who allows potential clients to save listings under their own profile and password. I've had great luck with IDXPro a division of iHouseWeb.
Google pay-per-click advertising is great too, but only if you are in a smaller market or have a targeted niche. For instance I look for buyers in the urban loft market in Nashville.
I provide great content on my website. Combined with IDX, e-newsletters, and pay-per-click, I average 35-42 inquiries/registrations per month. They don't always give their full contact info, but usually at least an e-mail address that I can add to my e-newsletter.
Facebook and Myspace are also great ways to keep your name in front of people who already know you.
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