Using Your Real Estate Virtual Assistant To Their Fullest Extent

Just last week, I had an agent ask, “Are you a virtual assistant?” When I told her I was, she said, “That’s great!” As it is becoming increasingly popular, more and more real estate agents are seeing the value of using a real estate virtual assistant. You just want to make sure that you’re using your real estate virtual assistant to the fullest. Then, you can focus on what you do really well, sell houses. That’s why you went into the real estate business. In fact, many real estate agents love that aspect of their business. How To Use a Real Estate Virtual Assistant To Their Fullest Listing Coordination: One of the most sought after tasks that a REVA does is listing coordination. There is no need for you to place all of your energy into marketing your listings when we can do it for you. Blogging: Do you love blogging? If the answer is no, you are not alone. We can help you keep your blog current, so that you gain the benefits of fresh content on your website. Blogging also showcases your expertise – something you don’t want to take for granted. Property Management: There’s a few of us out there that can help you with your lease listings, which can be an additional source of income for you. Social Media Management: Sadly, this is one of...

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The Real Estate Virtual Assistant – How We Can Help

More and more real estate agents are relying on their virtual assistants to support them to ensure that their listings get maximum exposure.   The time that you spend prospecting and following up with your buyers and sellers can eat away at your day if you have a big enough client base. A REVA, real estate virtual assistant, can give you back some of the hours lost caring for basic admin work.  Why Some Don’t Utilize a Virtual Assistant Many agents choose to juggle all of their responsibilities themselves. Why? Some of them will admit that it’s hard to give up control of their business. They realize that in doing so, they have given up control of their lives. With each listing or lead comes great responsibility. Your client expects you to care for their listing as if it were your only one. At the same time, is this possible when you have three or four listings you have to care for, as well as representing buyers on some of your transactions? The short answer is no. Why Some are Utilizing a Virtual Assistant Agents are choosing to put aside their fears and use the services of a virtual assistant. As they do so, they are finding that they have more time and their business has reached a more productive level.  They’re choosing to do so for countless reasons: ◊ ...

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Spend More Time With Your Buyers and Sellers

A healthy clientele is necessary to any good business. Your business cannot succeed without clients. However, the time spent with clients is quickly be put aside by many. This is a serious mistake as any top producing agent will tell you. In fact, the time you spend with your clients must be your top priority. How do you strike that all important balance between caring for your transactions and caring for your clients? It takes time and forethought to put together a plan where both are cared for, because without either you will quickly have no listings. Spend More Time With Your Buyers and Sellers Delegation allows you to care for both with great results. First, you need to take the time to consider what needs to be done. Next, it’s imperative to consider whether you can care for all that needs to be done for your clients. When you have taken the time to consider that and realize that you can’t care for both or simply don’t have the time to, you must consider who you can delegate some of your work to. Where We Come In Create a system where all of your administrate tasks are cared for. Implement this system Care for your easily forgotten blogging needs Create drip campaigns And so much more Would you have more time with your clients if these responsibilities were...

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50 Great Closing Gift Ideas

Many thoughtful real estate agents give their clients closing gifts after their home closes escrow. This is in addition to the great “above and beyond” service that they have provided. The thought that goes into their choices can be amazing; not necessarily expensive but amazing. While flowers and candy are great, the more creative gifts will be remembered as your clients use them over and over again. I’ve searched the internet for some great gift ideas that you might give to your clients to make a lasting impression. Please stay within your state regulations. However, maybe you will find something here that you can use. Fun Sodastream Soda Maker Shari’s Berries Starbucks card Tickets for the movies Tickets to sporting events Edible arrangements Tickets to a nearby amusement park Have flowers delivered to their work Toy chest Chocolate – lots of chocolate “Welcome to Your New Home” sheet cake Gym membership Baskets Picnic basket Champagne with glasses in a basket (with flowers) Cookie basket Pool party basket “Day at the beach” basket For the Home Artwork from a local artist Outdoor planters Shrubs Pool toys Charcoal sketch of their new home Custom welcome mat Stamps with picture of the new home Magazine subscription for each family member Personalized cutting board Fancy spice rack Wall hanging Wooden wall growth chart (will last for 20 years – Mom sees to that)...

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