Working Online Real Estate Leads

Posted by on Mar 24, 2013 in Leads |

A common misunderstanding about online real estate leads, is that they are instant business.  While there are instances where an online lead is ready and willing to buy right now, most of the time an online lead is just beginning their real estate search, and are 3-6 months out. We see this a lot with our clients who come to us wanting to increase their business, but after 3 months express that they are getting burned out and not seeing a...

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Don’t give up on old leads!

Posted by on Dec 30, 2011 in General Topics, Leads, Tips For Working Leads |

I know that I’ve blogged about this in the past, but like the title of this post indicates, it just goes to show that you can’t give up on a real estate lead that is old. I’ve recently started working with a lead that originally registered on our website in 2009.  Now, almost 3 years later, I am helping him find a home in Logan Utah.   Why is it that after such a long period of time, he has returned to me to help him find a...

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Tis’ The Season for Internet Leads

Posted by on Dec 28, 2011 in Leads, Tips For Working Leads |

Christmas is over. Now that people are done gift shopping, they are online house hunting. Our lead counts immediately spiked the day after Christmas. Compared with the previous week, lead counts more than doubled. Here are the actual results from one of our project managers: The next few months will be the peak months for real estate leads. It won’t be the best months for closings, and agents won’t have nearly as many showing...

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Automatic E-mail

Posted by on Dec 27, 2011 in Tips For Working Leads |

We’ve all learned over and over how it is much easier to retain a customer than it is to get a new one. The same applies to internet traffic. Once we have a customer on out website, that customer will remain valuable, and the risk of losing that customer can be the difference between selling an extra home or not. The best way to retain customers and a high amount of visits to a website? Automatic E-mail Updates! This graph on the right...

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What Time of Day Do Real Estate Leads Come?

Posted by on Nov 30, 2011 in Leads |

The nice thing about having a lead producing website, is that leads come in all the time, whether you’re in position to work them or not. Most of your leads will actually come in during non traditional work hours. More than half of all new internet real estate leads come during evenings and weekends. Some even come during the middle of the night while you are sleeping. While it’s best to call your real estate leads within 5 minutes...

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