Will Real Estate Salespeople Have To Shift Like Cable Companies?

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Consider this:

Cable companies, the gatekeepers of home entertainment (with the worst customer service records of most industries) have been shifting their model from the ownership of the access to entertainment to a more internet-based model of delivering the connectivity that a person needs in the information age that reaches beyond the channels the cable companies have controlled the access to thus far.

“Steaming this” and “downloading that” has changed the way people access their entertainment choices and the once-powerful (and single ...

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Realty Point Franchisee New Agent Orientation Seminars

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These New Agent Orientation seminars will introduce you to the Realty Point methods and tools that we use and provide to our agents/brokers that are associated with our franchisee brokerages.

Location:
240 Duncan Mill Road, Suite 600
Toronto, ON, M3B 3S6
Free Saturday parking on-site.

New Agent Orientation Seminar (Mandatory for New Agents) Part 1 Office Systems and Setup
Saturday May 28, 2016, 11:00am to 1:00pm

You will learn at this seminar:
Office Protocols and Systems
Office Policies
Office Locations and Access Information
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Communication is the Key to Exceeding Your Real Estate Buyer-Client’s Expectations

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Real estate sales is a great career choice because you:

  • Set your own hours
  • Create and implement your own marketing initiatives
  • Create your own networking opportunities
  • Meet and interact with a wide variety of people

Freedom to Work
Most brokerages allow for a wide degree of independence as to how you account for your time and how you market your business. There is a certain level of freedom with real estate sales that isn’t available in most other careers and that aspect is a major ...

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Lifestyle Questions to Ask Your Real Estate Clients

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Creating an environment of open communication with your clients is the only way to showcase your professionalism and demonstrate that you have their best interests at heart.

Many brokers tend to rush through the process and not ask the questions that will help to better understand the motivation of their client and do them a disservice by not understanding what they need, what they expect and the best path to reach their goal.

At the beginning of the realtor-client relationship, in order ...

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Realtors and Their Future Relevance

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There have been bell-ringers in the streets for many years calling for the end of the real estate sales profession as we know it.

Now we understand that the very real threats are coming from all sides. Just as there really isn’t a “private life” anymore (short of unplugging yourself from the internet), there is no safety in continuing to do your job as you did before.

“Big Data” will erode the limited access to information that long has been the ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Real estate news stories that we’ve been following this week.

Housing affordability declines in Toronto, Vancouver in Q1: report
Rapid price growth in Toronto and Vancouver continues to affect the affordability of housing in those two markets, a recent report by RBC Economics states. The bank also predicts that interest rate hikes by the Bank of Canada will are likely to continue to erode housing affordability next year.

Vancouver inventory squeeze finds buyers panicked, sellers anxious
Vancouver is ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Real estate news stories that we’ve been following this week.

Risks To Canada’s Economy Are On The Rise, Bank Of Canada Warns
House price growth continues to outpace income growth and that could be the fuse that leads to a house pricing correction says the Bank of Canada, but we are on a better economic footing to absorb economic shocks. Also read “Should Stephen Poloz be more worried about the Canadian economy?

Toronto condo construction heating ...

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Connecting Local Businesses With Clients To Increase Referrals

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The Key is Reciprocity
How to use the professional services you recommend to your clients and share relevant information through your marketing channels to increase your referral network.

How many times have you heard that “your real estate business lives or dies on the referrals you receive”?

This mantra is true and we all know it.

Use Technology to Keep in Contact
Technologies designed for real estate professionals (lead generators, CRMs, blogs, etc.,) all have one thing in common, to ...

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The Closing of Zoocasa: A Lesson Learned

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A real estate service (brokerage) as an online platform lacks the one key ingredient that it needs to gain traction, increase revenue and build a profitable business – personalized customer service. By not focussing on the relationship building aspect of the business, and relying on a discount and incentive structure to attract buyer and seller clients, Zoocasa created a “one-off” model of trying to build their business based on the individual transaction and one-time client and not the comfortable and ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Real estate news stories that we’ve been following this week.

Bank of Canada stands pat, keeps interest rate at 0.75%
Interest rates remain at 0.75% with a possible change based on the loonie’s performance in the coming months.

Vancouver real estate prices pushing millennials to leave city: report
With ever rising home prices will we see vancouverites fleeing their fair city? And is Toronto also seeing this race to the suburbs? Also read “In Toronto, it’s ...

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