The new TILA-RESPA Integrated Disclosure (TRID) rules have been out for a few months now, and clients continue to have questions about them. As their agent, it’s up to you to respond with as much detail and clarity as possible. Your clients expect you to help them navigate through the entire process of buying or selling a home, and that includes guiding them through how these new rules will affect them.
It’s no surprise that an increasing number of house hunters are taking to the internet to find available homes for sale. Having a strong online presence is therefore crucial for all professional real estate agents.
And when buyers finally land on your website, you’ve only got a mere 3 seconds to make a solid impression on them, or they’ll back out as soon as they got there. With such a short window of time to 'wow' potential clients, you’ve got to make sure you’re giving them what they want.
Whether you’re just starting out in the world of real estate o are a seasoned veteran, trying to grow your business can be a real challenge at any stage of the game. And some of the tactics of yesteryear might not necessarily work today.
If building your real estate business is on the agenda, here are a few tips to get the ball rolling in 2016.
You’ve likely got a website up and running for your real estate business, but have you ever considered blogging to attract more clients to your site? Blogging can be one of the key ways to establish a strong, positive online image, both to clients and professional colleagues alike.
But throwing up one post here and there whenever you remember to post something isn’t going to do much. Instead, blogging needs to be strategically done in order to garner the results you’re looking for.
Once you’ve dedicated yourself to blogging, here are 5 ways to make sure it really works well for you.
It’s not unusual for buyers and sellers to start a business relationship with their agents armed with a ton of questions about the process. Whether or not their queries are founded on truth or not, it’s up to you to help your clients navigate the waters of real estate transactions, and help them wean out the myths from the truths.
And while it may seem like a daunting, time-consuming task to answer all the questions they have, doing so with as much honesty and clarity is essential to gaining their trust.
Here are a few common misconceptions that buyers and sellers often have that should be dispelled right from the get-go in order to protect their best interests, and benefit your business.