It’s officially 2016 and with a brand new year comes new goals. New Year’s resolutions come in all shapes and sizes—from losing a few pounds or aiming to finally get that promotion. What better time than now to start fresh and improve ourselves this year.
Because of the industry we’re in, we know many individuals who are focusing on their professional goals this year. Many people are looking into becoming a real estate agent, and we want to help guide them to success!
If you are working towards becoming a real estate agent who will dominate 2016, be sure to set some solid goals to take your real estate career to the next level.
The real estate industry is continuously evolving and is an ever-revolving door of new trends and ideas. There are always new technologies and techniques uncovered each year. Improve yourself by staying on top of these changes to be the best real estate agent you can be.
We’ve put together a New Year’s Resolutions Checklist to tackle becoming a real estate agent that will take 2016 by storm!
Make it a Healthy Year
Health tends to be at the top of everyone’s resolution list. You may be asking what it has to do with advancing your real estate career. It’s simple—becoming a real estate agent that is successful often requires a healthy lifestyle! Take time to discover the right balance of work and play this year and really focus on your health—eat right, get some exercise and plenty of sleep and you’ll be able to tackle real estate with vigor.
Build a Business Plan—and Follow it!
When you are working towards becoming a real estate agent, you want to develop a rock solid business plan. Having a strong strategy in place will help you to establish your goals and to stay on track to make sure you make them happen. The National Association of Realtors breaks down steps to drafting a successful business plan here.
Becoming a lifelong learner is essential for today’s top real estate agents. You’ll need to educate yourself on the housing market and the ever-changing real estate news. Learning is an active process—here are 6 tips for installing the habit of lifelong learning.
Expand Your Network
In order to thrive in a competitive real estate market, a successful real estate agent will generate a large percentage of their listings through word of mouth referrals. Ask clients to refer you to their family and friends and connect with other real estate agents, potential clients and agencies on LinkedIn. Make it as easy as you can to have existing clients refer new ones. Also, networking is an amazingly effective way to grow your market within the real estate industry.
If you are working towards becoming a real estate agent or taking your real estate career to the next level, don’t forget to make these resolutions!
It isn’t always easy to build loyalty with your clients in the real estate business. It takes time, and there are a number of key things you should be doing to build that sense of trust, which ultimately leads to loyalty. Here are 5 tips you can use to gain, achieve and foster client loyalty.
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