Presentation Skills

Powerfully Negotiating for Your Commercial Real Estate Commission

on Apr 6, 2021

The time that you spend successfully negotiating for your commercial real estate commission will probably represent the highest amount of money that you’ll get paid per hour within our industry. Most negotiations around the amount of your commercial real estate commission will take no more than about 2-5 minutes, but these negotiations can represent tens of thousands of additional dollars or more to you. With this in mind, the first thing that I recommend here is…

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The Two Major Arenas for Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Success

on Mar 22, 2021

Once you have good market knowledge and can talk to people intelligently about what’s going on in the marketplace, I believe your success in its simplest form in commercial real estate brokerage comes down to two main arenas: 1) Finding the prospects that you want to be working with, and 2) Getting these people to work with you exclusively. This presupposes that you have a good set of people skills and that people enjoy working with you, too. So if you’d like to begin generating more business, take a look at this video and determine which of these two arenas you need to begin focusing on....

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Do This When an Owner Tries to Renegotiate Your Commission

on Nov 17, 2020

When an owner tries to renegotiate your commission right as they’re about to accept an offer, how you handle the situation will determine how much commission you’ll end up putting in your own pocket. During this 2-3 minute video I’ll tell you how to verbally reframe what the owner is asking you to do, to maximize the chances that you’ll walk away with more...

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Is It Time to Start Hosting Your Own Commercial Real Estate Podcast?

on Aug 17, 2020

As a broker you ideally need to give your clients and prospects a compelling reason to choose you over your competitors, but with so many brokers looking similar to each other and making similar listing presentations, how do you differentiate yourself from all the rest of the pack? One way can be to host your own commercial real estate podcast, where you’ll be giving your take on what’s going on within your market, and creating a bond with your clients and prospects as being the one broker who’s keeping them informed on important trends and subjects…

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How to Determine if Your Owner is a Serious Seller

on Aug 3, 2020

Sometimes you’ll come across owners who will tell you that they don’t want to list their property, but then they’ll tell you, “Just bring me an offer.” So how do you know in these situations whether or not they’re really serious about selling?…

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