People are concluding what will happen in today's real estate market after the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas highlighted symptoms of a "brewing U.S. housing bubble". According to the internet, social media, blog articles, and other online platforms, we’re on the verge of a market crash. 

As professionals in the real estate business, do you feel that the market is crashing?

One Data Point Thinking Is Wrong

People conclude what is happening in the marketplace based on only one data point. They are comparing a specific data point where everything appears to be fine; buyer and seller appreciation is high. Today, people are afraid of a market crash because the current data isn't as good as that one data point before the pandemic. 

One Data Point Thinking is blocking the logic. It’s an emotional-based point of thinking. That specific emotion is none other than fear. Here is a gathering of market fears, along with an explanation of why these fears are wrong.

Fear of Market Correction

A real estate correction is a slight decrease in the market's value. We’re currently experiencing a market correction but we are far from a market crash.

We should not be afraid of a market correction. We need to highlight that as homeowners or real estate owners, you want to get the longest term possible or even make it a forever home or property. 

Highlight the following:

  • Length of intended ownership
  • Short-term vs long-term ownership
  • Be in the longest-term home possible

Fear We Have Hit The Peak or Are The Peak

We haven't yet seen the sign that we've arrived at the peak. So, even if today's market appreciation is low, there is a better possibility that it will rise next year or even in the next few months.

Fear if They List, Can They Find a Replacement?

Fear of not having a replacement property is one fear that many sellers are facing. Fear of not being able to find a replacement is haunting them, which is why they are delaying their listings. As a result, many individuals believe there are fewer listings in today's market, leading them to believe the market is crashing.

Fear of Market Overheating

When housing demand outpaces supply significantly and consistently, there is overheating. Yes, this may be a true scenario, but it is not taking place right now. The market chain is somewhat shifting, but it is far from overheating.

Fear of the Volatility in the Economy Due to Inflation

The unfortunate war in Ukraine may have an impact on inflation rates in all markets, not just real estate. One of the most significant challenges is the high cost of petroleum, which we generally consume regularly to meet with our clients, buyers, and sellers. This issue is widespread and is not causing the market to crash.

Fear of Interest Rates Rising

While we may be experiencing high-interest rates today, interest rate shifts are normal. And today's interest rates are relatively normal and nothing to be concerned about.

Bottom Line

Pulling back out of fear is a wrong decision in the end. If you put off or delay moving to a new home because of fear, it will lead to causing you more money 2 or 3 years from now. That's why it's critical to advise bio prospects, sellers, and buyers that relocating to a new home sooner rather than later will save them money and time. If they ignore the reality and make a bad decision out of fear, there will be significant financial penalties, particularly in terms of interest rates.

  • In reality, interest rates are up and closing in on 5%. Payments are up and buying power is down.
  • Sellers are more confident and assertive than they were last year. They'll be a handful, testing the boundaries of cost.
  • Payment will increase and the span between what their home is worth and what they want to buy is too great.

“You can avoid reality, but you cannot avoid the consequences of avoiding reality." - Ayn Rand

Published on Apr 28, 2022 under

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Keeping It Real: The Resources To Equip Your Real Estate Team for Success with Sascha Chatman

Keeping It Real: The Resources To Equip Your Real Estate Team for Success

 

 

In this episode of Keeping it Real, Sascha Chatman and  Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing, break down how you can equip your real estate team for success.

Learn more about the resources needed to manage your own team of real estate agents. Of course, a capable workforce is one thing for generating leads and obtaining success in the real estate world. However, having the right resources available is one of the critical factors needed to equip your real estate team for success.

Recruiting Presentation 

Transforming Your Success into Their Success

Creating a Schedule

Buying this Year vs Next Year

Discovery Phase

The discovery phase is meant to determine whether or not the agents being recruited are the right fit for their real estate team while providing the necessary details for the agents to know what their team is about. Sascha first discusses their team goals and strategies to ensure agents know exactly what they're walking into. He also discusses other matters, such as expectations from the agents themselves and their commissions.

The discovery phase may be one of the most important parts of knowing how to equip your real estate team for success. In order to succeed, you need to have a reliable workforce on your side that shares the same goals and is willing to cooperate with the rest of the team to move forward. Having a compatible and efficient team is one of the best resources you can have in real estate, as it can significantly affect your business' productivity.

Ad Educated Buyer is Easier to Work with!

Agent Utility Belt

This is the highlight of the entire video. Sascha compares his utility belt of resources to Batman's belt of tools and trinkets. This belt essentially exists to store all resources and keep them within reach. Don't get the wrong idea, though. It's not an actual belt. Instead, it is usually a cloud or a compilation of all your valuable resources, such as videos, links, and other agent tools. Having a utility belt that is curated specifically for your team and your needs could help increase the productivity of your workflow because you won't have to scavenge for resources when you need them.

Not only does it make you more productive within your workplace, but it also gives off the sense that you are reliable and organized. When clients ask for something, you will easily have it within reach. 

Clients understandably have many questions before closing the deal, so one of the best ways to answer them is to grab a resource from your utility belt. For example, you're talking to a client about title insurance. Instead of answering their questions yourself, you could take an informative video from your utility belt and ask them to watch it. This makes it easier to understand and relate to.

Having a utility belt is a great way to equip your real estate team for success. It also comes in useful during business transactions. All in all, it's one of the best resources that a real estate team can have.

Having the right resources is essential in equipping your real estate team for success. Create an agent utility belt that caters to your team by signing up for the Real Geeks platform today. We provide valuable resources that you and your team can use to achieve the best possible outcome in every situation. Get started with us today!