The ninth episode in 2015 of Keeping it Real is “Mindset & Skills to List FSBO's” with special guest Matthew Ferry.

Matthew coaches real estate agents Calvin Shropshire and Renee Thompson LIVE on the hangout. He walks them through a process to get them in the right mindset to list more FSBO’s so they can add an additional $125,000 a year to their income. He also helps identify the fears they have about contacting FSBO’s so they can move forward.

As promised, here's the full on-demand replay of our live Google Hangout event.



Here's what we covered with timestamps so you can jump to the section that most interests you:

(3:01) Calvin's concerns with approaching FSBOs.
(7:25) What is the success paradox?
(8:45) The 6 unconscious reflexes that get in the way of real estate agents.
(18:10) Renee's fears about talking to a FSBO.
(25:16) What will you really lose from a rejection?
(35:34) The most effortless action that can be made to get the ball rolling.
(40:34) The unconscious reflexes getting in the way of Calvin's business.
(51:56) A list of fantastic questions to ask a FSBO.
(59:40) How to test yourself against the mega agents.

Matthew Ferry is a coach, author, speaker, and the leading authority on mindset for the real estate industry and the creator of The Drunk Monkey. As a top sales trainer and coach, Matthew’s mindset mastery programs come from 20+ years on the front lines, coaching over 8000 agents in one-on-one and group sessions. Today he is the mind behind Top Agent Mindset.

We'd like to thank Calvin Shropshire and Renee Thompson for having the courage to come on and share publicly what is holding them back! Contacting FSBO’s should be a breeze after joining us.

These live on-air Google Hangouts are presented and hosted by our very own Jeff Manson, Maui Hawaii real estate broker of American Dream Realty and founder of Real Geeks, in partnership with Frank Klesitz, CEO of Vyral Marketing.

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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 

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Transforming Your Success into Their Success

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Creating a Schedule

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Buying this Year vs Next Year

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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!

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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!

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