How to Find Motivated Sellers

“You can lead a horse to water, but you can’t make it drink.”  12th century proverb No matter how good you are at working REAL ESTATE SELLER LEADS, if you are dealing with a homeowner who is not a MOTIVATED SELLER, you’ll be wasting a lot of time and energy. Of course, as we’ll touch…

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Ten Steps to Real Estate Success

If this headline grabbed your attention, you are likely in 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, consider today, and this blog post, as…

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Delegate Effectively and Sell More

Delegation

If you follow this blog you know that we are dogged in our belief that the pathway to earning great money in real estate is by being a listing agent. If you agree with our philosophy and have added Vulcan7 to your prospecting and business development arsenal, there’s a good chance that realizing the kind…

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Preview Strategies: Part I

We spend a lot of time and energy in this blog reviewing best practices and strategies for maximizing your prospecting results, whether it’s with expireds, FSBOs, sphere, FRBOs or a combination of all four. As we often say, your primary goal in phone prospecting is to: GET IN THE DOOR. That’s because the magic of…

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Build Rapport to Get in the Door: Part I

Building rapport

Our blog theme in February is about effective follow-up.  As we said in an EARLIER POST, top-performing agents secure more than 70% of their listings through persistent follow-up; in other words, after the initial call. Today, we launch a two-part series on how to build rapport through effective conversation skills. This is something that doesn’t…

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Improve Follow-Up By Asking Good Questions

Our blog theme for February is about the importance of follow-up. As we said in our first post in this series, FORTUNE IS IN THE FOLLOW-UP, more than 70% of listing appointments come through lead follow-up instead of the first call. In that post, we discussed the importance of dedicated, persistent follow-up until you secure…

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Fortune’s in the Follow-Up

If you read this blog on a regular basis, you know that we’re DOGGED in pushing the importance of regular, daily prospecting to build your business. We’re not about to change our tune on the prospecting front. But did you know that MORE BUSINESS IS LOST from a lack of lead follow-up, than from a…

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Think Production!

Top-performing real estate agents tend to share one important characteristic: they are PRODUCTION-MINDED! They know they can’t afford to step away from production-based activities, such as: Lead generation Lead follow up Pre-qualifying Roleplay/practice Handling objections Production-minded agents know that transactions and revenue will continue to flow if they are in a lead-generating mindset. They’re almost…

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Healthy Body, Healthy Mind, and Healthy Business in 2022

Over the next few weeks, we’re going to focus on tips to help you get your 2022 prospecting game in high gear. For most top performers, a solid prospecting practice begins with keeping both their body and mind in great shape. So, let’s get you thinking healthy in 2022 with a few tips: Get started…

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Consider Sending a Video Email to your Sphere

As we wind down 2021 and set our sites on the great year we’re going to have in 2022, we thought this would be a good time to remind you of the importance of staying connected to those in your sphere of influence (SOI). All top-producing agents understand the importance of nurturing their SOI. These…

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