Posts by Vulcan7

Five Steps to a Game-Changing Expired Listing Letter

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If you’re lucky enough to be a Vulcan 7 client, you’ll start each morning with the newest (and best) Expired and FSBO leads at your fingertips. In an upcoming post, we’re going to take you through a refresher on “thinking like a FSBO.” But for today, we’re focusing on the unique needs and mindset of…

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Success Begins With Building Rapport

One of the biggest challenges or any real estate agent is building rapport with a prospect. It’s estimated that, when engaging a prospect for the first time, a seller has between 10-15 seconds to make a good impression. Or, in other words, to build some initial rapport. What is rapport?  Rapport forms the foundation of…

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Start Building Your Real Estate Machine Today

It’s the middle of July. Interest rates are at an all-time low and the prognosis is they will stay that way for the foreseeable future. Hopefully, you’re starting each day, on the phone, calling expireds and FSBOs from Vulcan 7. You’re getting listings and your pending list is growing. And because you’re highly regarded, you…

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The Prospector’s Creed

In January, 1948, gold was discovered in the hills of California. Over the next seven years, more than 300,000 prospectors flocked to California in search of their big opportunity to strike it rich. It is estimated that about half of the prospectors were able to make a modest profit, with a handful truly striking it…

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It’s Time to Up Your Lead Follow-Up Game

For today’s post, we go back to a special RoadMap show from February of this year. Ren and Carley Hathaway did a free-wheeling refresher course on lead follow-up. It’s impossible to underestimate the value of effective, and persistent lead follow-up. In fact, it is estimated that 70-75% of all listing appointments are set in a…

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Keeping Your Head in the Game

We recently posted about taking the time to do your mid-year business assessment. What are your goals for the year? Are you on track to achieve your goals? If not, what mid-stream adjustments will you need to make. While taking an objective look at your business performance, it might also be a good time to…

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Time Management Strategies for Success

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William Penn said: “Time is what we want most, but what we use worst.” One might imagine what Mr. Penn would think if he were alive today,. We are consumed by time-sucking diversions that play havoc on our focus and attention span. Have you ever found yourself stressed and frustrated, saying: “There just aren’t enough…

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Avoid Listing Presentation Pitfalls

You’re been sticking to your routine, working the phones every morning, and getting your fair share of rejections. Then, something clicks and you’ve connected with a prospect who is ready to take the relationship to the next level: a listing meeting. You schedule the meeting and then do your prep work. You show up, fresh…

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Mid-Year Status: Are You Halfway (Or Better) To Your 2020 Goal

If you’re like most successful agents, you started 2020 with a plan. You set clear business goals, focused on the number of transactions you wanted to secure over the course of the year. Accordingly, you may have worked back from that goal: how many daily calls would you need to make to get to the…

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The Benefits of Taking a Mental Health Day

You are a successful, highly-motivated, internally-driven real estate agent. You stick to your daily routine that has been the foundation for your success: up early, perhaps role-playing, prospecting new expired leads with your Vulcan 7 CRM and dialer. But in recent months, you’ve taken up your intensity a few notches. Perhaps you’ve been reading too…

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