Scott LaMontagne of JLL has been a coaching client of mine, and he does a brilliant job of differentiating himself and standing out from all of the other brokers. While many brokers refuse to spend money on developing their own businesses, and continually refuse to do what will differentiate themselves and have them stand out from all of their competitors, Scott spends money, including having sent out more than 250,000 mailing pieces within a single year, and he knows how to make his entire team stand out from all of his competitors, too…Read More
Developing great brokerage business for yourself often comes down to doing just several simple activities consistently. During this video I’ll help you determine the 3 key activities that will generate 65-80% of your brokerage income....Read More
So many commercial agents have asked me over the years about the possibility of hiring a telemarketer to make prospecting calls for them. This video does a good job of telling you how to find the ideal telemarketer to get this done, and it includes some good resources for both locating the ideal person, and for making sure they’re properly prepared to make the calls for you. In addition, keep in mind that depending on the state you live in, the laws there, and what exactly you will be having the telemarketer say for you on the calls, you may need to hire someone who has their real estate license.Read More
Something that’s important to understand when making listing presentations is that you’re constantly being compared to your competitors, so you need to clearly stand out as the best choice your owners could ever make in a commercial real estate agent. With this in mind, utilizing testimonials in your presentation packages from people you’ve already successfully closed transactions with can definitely help you stand out, because people are used to hearing salespeople talk about how great they are, and why they are definitely the best. But reading 10-40 testimonials from your past clients, discussing how great their experience was in working with you, can get your owners to believe that they’ll have this exact same kind of experience with you when they hire you to list and market their property…Read More
One of the situations that you definitely want to avoid when making listing presentations, is making a presentation when you have zero or very little chance of landing the listing. This can happen when the decision maker has already determined who they’ll be listing with, but they just want to receive some additional listing presentations for their own due diligence. In addition, within the corporate environment, the person may be told by their boss that they should receive 3-4 listing presentations in total along with the broker presentation packages, even though the broker who will get the listing has already been determined by the company.
So with this in mind, here is a question that I recommend you ask an owner whenever they’re inviting you to make a listing presentation to them…Read More
Once you’ve identified an owner who will be listing their property in the weeks and months ahead, how do you differentiate yourself from all of the other brokers while you’re still waiting for the owner to get ready to list? During this 2-3 minute video I’ll show you how to stand out in the owner’s mind as the one expert consultant or advisor who has all of the answers for them....Read More