An important skill to master in real estate, as in life, is dealing with another person’s anger. Angry clients are a fact of life. Sometimes they’re angry for a legitimate reason. Perhaps you were late for a meeting, made a mistake on paperwork or any of myriad things that can go wrong in handling a…

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In this post, we review a few essential strategies to use when prospecting For Sale by Owner (FSBOs). Let’s start with a few facts from the National Association of Realtors: It is estimated that FSBOs account for about 8% of all real estate transactions in the U.S. NAR also estimates that the typical FSBO home…

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FSBO (For Sale By Owner) statistics are probably familiar to you if you’ve been in the real estate business long enough Nearly 9 out of 10 homeowners fail when trying to sell their own home. Wanting to pocket the commission, they go into the process thinking a sign in the front yard is all it…

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With hot markets and rapidly rising home prices, some homeowners are tempted to try selling on their own without the help of a real estate professional.  FSBOs hope to save money and believe they can manage the process.  However, most unrepresented sellers are unaware of the risks, potential problems, and legal protections necessary in a real estate transaction.  Furthermore,…

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Mortgage rates are still at record lows and demand is high, which means inventory is shrinking. This is a problem for real estate agents. Or, is it? A recent Homelight survey found 59 percent of real estate agents saying that their biggest challenge is low inventory. This suggests that the other 41 percent do not…

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Looking back on the final months of 2020 going into 2021, no one knew for certain how or when our economy would recover. While some areas took devastating hits, others found new successes. And as the light at the end of the COVID-19 tunnel gets brighter and brighter, we’re able to compare 2021 predictions to…

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We’ve become accustomed to discussing the potential of tapping into FSBOs-those homeowners who are trying to sell their property without the support of a real estate agent.  FSBOs have long-been a lucrative revenue source for savvy agents who know how to leverage their expertise to bring value to these homeowners. Another interesting, and often-overlooked source…

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for rent by owner listings

Have you ever considered real estate investors as a potentially huge source or revenue? Think about this: If you could get a relationship going with just 6-8 investors, imagine how it would pay big dividends over time. This will be our theme over the coming month as we focus on FRBOs: For Rent by Owner…

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circle prospecting tool for a neighborhood

Every real estate agent has their own strategy when it comes to prospecting. Some focus heavily on expireds, where others find gold in FSBOs. A large number of dedicated prospecting agents utilize a multi-tiered strategy, blocking off time each day for calling expireds, FSBOs, plus touching base with their sphere of influence. In today’s post…

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A foundational principle at Vulcan7 is to continually improve upon the systems that have helped top real estate agents rise to the upper levels of our industry.  Our focus is on bringing our customers the kind of functionality that can take their prospecting efforts to new heights. Today, we’ll introduce you to Mobile Callback-a new…

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