Creating a Real Estate 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 (For Sale by Owner) leads at your fingertips. We’ve written extensively about mastering the world of FSBO, including: FSBO Strategy: The Basics You Need to Know Five Tips for a Killer FSBO Information Packet But for today,…

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Calling FSBO Sellers: Discover the Right Questions

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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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Real Estate Success Begins With A Production Focus

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Regular readers of this blog know that we focus on the traits that drive top real estate agents to success. One of the most important traits is a single-minded belief in the importance of production. By production, we mean activities directed at generating more income every day. Top-producing agents know they need to stay focused…

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How to Become a Successful Real Estate Agent

INTRODUCTION This blog post was created for one of the following groups: You’re thinking of entering real estate as a new career. You are fairly new to real estate. You’re a real estate veteran but falling short of your expectations. Regardless of where you land, you likely want to understand HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL…

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Short Sale Leads

  SHORT SALE REALTOR is one area of real estate sales that is often overlooked or, in many cases, avoided because of its potential complexity. Vulcan7 clients can access the industry’s best pre-foreclosure or SHORT SALE LEADS. We recognize that, depending on your market, helping pre-foreclosure homeowners list and sell their homes can be a…

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How to Get Phone Numbers for Cold Calling

How to get phone numbers for cold calling

Today’s post discusses HOW TO GET PHONE NUMBERS FOR COLD CALLING. Regardless of how long you’ve been in the real estate business, the words cold call might be anxiety-producing. That might explain why the vast majority (90%+) of U.S. real estate agents DO NOT prospect for new business via the phone. These agents often rely…

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How To Find Real Estate Leads

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HOW TO FIND REAL ESTATE LEADS: OVERVIEW In the highly competitive real estate industry, finding quality leads is the lifeblood of any successful business. Whether you are a seasoned professional, or relatively new to real estate, a consistent funnel of leads is essential to grow your client base, and drive your revenue. However, with the…

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Building Rapport with Clients in Real Estate

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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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Qualities of a Successful Real Estate Agent

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While some are born with charisma, to truly excel in the real estate industry, it takes more than being a great talker; it’s about consistently honing your skills and understanding your unique value. Each of us has our strong suits, those qualities that enable us to own a room and close a sale. But, just…

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FSBO Strategy: The Basics You Need to Know

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We’ve devoted much of this month’s blog content to the value of prospecting For Sale by Owner, FSBOs. We’ve covered: How to ask the right questions when talking to a FSBO prospect Putting together a solid FSBO listing packet Today, we’re going to review the basics of FSBO strategy, from both the perspective of an…

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The Benefits of Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate

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How Artificial Intelligence in Real Estate is Changing the Game Just a few years ago, the thought of using artificial intelligence in real estate seemed like little more than a dream. Fast forward to 2023, and real estate AI technology is transforming how agents connect with sellers, find homes for buyers, and generate leads to…

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Mindset and Real Estate Prospecting

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“Mindset is what makes or breaks you,” says Justin Ford, Ann Arbor, Michigan real estate agent, in a recent episode of Vulcan7’s ROADMAP show. Over the past four years, Justin has averaged 100 transactions per year, generating more than $30 million in gross revenue. Justin echoes a theme that is very common to everyone at…

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Use Vulcan 7 to Connect with More Sellers

Connect with more sellers - Zak Klinedinst

“80% of success is showing up,” says West Palm Beach agent Zach Klinedinst in a recent episode of Vulcan7’s Roadmap show. Zach has been “showing up,” with more than 850 transactions since launching his real estate career in 2014. Zach shares how he’s made two significant decisions in the past few years. RELOCATION: Zach and…

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Consistency Drives Successful Real Estate Prospecting

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In just five short years of real estate prospecting, Myrtle Beach, SC agent Katie Engler has built a team of 12 agents, and is on-track to generate $40 million in total revenue in 2023. In this brief, Vulcan7 Pit Stop episode, Katie discusses the real estate prospecting strategies that have led to her success. The…

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Maximize Your Real Estate Lead Generation

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We all know lead generation is essential to remaining successful in real estate, whether for novices or veterans. Starting out, it’s easy: who hasn’t called through their list of friends, family, and business associates? But it’s vital to continue to “feed the beast” and generate new leads to keep your funnel full. Let’s tackle best…

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Maximize Real Estate Prospecting Productivity

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Real estate agents are always looking for an edge, some way to enhance their productivity and effectiveness. But often, they can feel overwhelmed with to-do lists that seem to grow exponentially, obscuring any sense that important things are getting accomplished. Vulcan 7 suggests you consider these five steps to improve your productivity: TRACK TIME SPENT…

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Real Estate Prospecting with Video Email

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One of the residual impacts of the pandemic is America’s embrace of personalized, one-to-one video. Most people never heard of Zoom before March, 2020. Now, it’s hard to imagine life without Zoom (or Google Meet, or WebEx, etc.). Our embrace of video reinforces the emotional benefits of seeing someone’s face. It’s both comforting and reassuring…

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