When he closes a sale transaction with his people, sometimes he’ll set up a table right in front of the building, then bring along a bottle of champagne, two champagne glasses, and a saber sword, and then he’ll open the champagne bottle with the saber sword, pour the champagne into the glasses, and have the two principals drink a toast for having successfully completed the transaction together…Read More
With everyone spending much more time at home these days, and not getting anywhere near the same amount of face-to-face time with their clients and prospects, you need to find new ways to stand out from your competitors, and here’s one idea that one of my coaching clients just implemented…Read More
Normally it can be difficult to convince owners to sell their property when they have no real underlying reason to do so, but we’re living in a very unique time right now. We not only have the coronavirus happening, but it also appears that we are now moving into an economic downturn, and asking one simple question of property owners can help you to motivate a certain percentage of them to list their property for sale right now, and put it on the market…Read More
Recently I sat down with Craig Coppola, SIOR, CCIM, and Mike Spears, SIOR, CCIM, and we had a discussion on “How to Excel in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage During These Challenging Times”. In addition, you can download and listen to this audio interview for free…Read More
Everything is different right now because of what has been happening around the coronavirus, and with this in mind, this now requires you to approach your clients and prospects in a completely different manner…Read More
Sometimes once you’ve identified a prospect, you may have concerns about whether the person you’re talking to is really the ultimate commercial real estate decision maker, or whether you need to really be talking to someone else instead. This can become a sensitive situation, as you don’t want to insult the person you’re already talking to, but at the same time, you really want to be talking to the ultimate person who will have the final say so on all commercial real estate decisions.
Keeping this in mind, a question you can utilize in this situation, when you’re talking to the person who you believe may not be the ultimate decision maker, is…Read More