Generating 'Come List Me' Calls

Getting on the phone and working with buyers is every real estate agent's dream task — but when it comes to getting in touch with property owners to generate seller listings, it's a different story.

In this episode, Abe and Greg talk about how to generate come list me calls. They go into depth about the obstacles of generating come-list-me calls, as well as the best practices for creating seller databases.

Abe and Greg also get into why you need to distinguish names on your lists from the ones that comprise your seller database and vice-versa. Tune in to the discussion and discover how you can add more property sellers to your list of high-value leads.

Database vs. List

"I never (ever) mingle my database with my lists." - Abe

Abe mentions why it's key to separate lists from databases. A list or seller list consists of property owners who are either actively selling their property or who are on the fence about selling. Databases, by comparison, aren't as specific or targeted, and this can create issues with correspondence and lead generation.

One of the issues Greg brought up concerned email deliverability and spam. On a CRM with a database of thousands, sending emails can spell disaster. With so many emails saying the same thing to too many people, the email can end up in spam folders.

Applied to a select list of sellers, generating listing calls through email yields statistically better results. It's for this reason that you need to bulk up your seller's list — not necessarily your database.

Offer Market Updates and "Plant the Seed of Thought"

"I'm not in the business of convincing you to sell. I'm here to let you know how I can help in the event you do decide to sell in the future." - Greg

On your database or seller's list of "expires," you'll still find some opportunities to convert past leads into members of your seller's list. According to Greg, one of the ways to do this is to offer market updates. These market update offerings can work wonders for nurturing leads.

Firstly, it can position you as a real estate agent that isn't there to convince an owner to sell. By providing updates for free, you'll be positioning yourself as an agent that's willing to be part of the owner's sale in the future. This adds intimacy to the correspondence — especially if you send video updates specifically to those who view your market report.

Secondly, with the data points in your market report, you'll also be planting the seed of thought. With that in mind, it might just be a matter of time before the owner sells and lists you as the agent.

The offer of free information is too good to pass up. This makes it easier for you to get owners to give you their email addresses.

Revisit Your FSBO List/Database

FSBO lists consist of sellers who are ready to pull the trigger on their property sales. This makes FSBO listings excellent additions to a seller list or database, as Abe puts it.

FSBO lists are accessible on many real estate platforms or sites; Abe mentions platforms like Zillow. Real Geeks also has integrations that allow you to perform advanced searches on your expired leads, including FSBOs.  

By adding FSBO leads to your lists, you'll be generating listing calls in no time.

Key Takeaway: Generating Listing Calls Is All About Making Distinctions

Generating listing calls comes right down to identifying who's interested in what you have to offer and who isn't. When you're able to make this distinction, you'll be in a better position to solicit email addresses and position yourself as the go-to agent.

Implement these steps today, and your phone and inbox will be abuzz with sellers in no time.

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.

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