First, identify the “active market”, those qualified buyer leads who will actually close escrow. You want to spend your time talking to people that are ready to make a buying decision right now. One of the many advantages of a call-capture system, like the one I use, is that it helps to segregate the prospect into an “active” buyer or just another looky-loo.
Anyway, after about 2 weeks from getting the Notice of Trustee’s sale letter, my house’s Auction was listed in several local newspapers. And then that horrible, horrible sign went up in my front yard!
At the same time the Internet was changing the way people buy and sell their homes, it was also contributing to a more fundamental change in people as consumers. People are hungry for information and they want that information at their fingertips at all times. A savvy real estate agent will take advantage of this demand for knowledge and information by becoming the source that buyers and sellers come to.
Column Two–The second column displays boxes that indicate the level of competition for each keyword phrase. Keyword phrases that are highly competitive are going to cost more if you plan to do pay-per-click and are going to require a higher level of SEO if you plan to target the free or organic section of the search engines.
Shopping around for properties can easily be done right from the buyers own home. Most of the time, people will tap into real estate point that offer full color pictures and even videos. This type of help will certainly help the buyer save time, and pinpoint which neighborhoods currently have the most affordable homes on the market.
The statements are short and simple. They are non-threatening. The message here is to say less by asking if they need you. Cut back any lengthy sales pitch; simplify what you say.
Identify your keyword phrases based on how your prospects are likely to search the internet to find information about the market in your area. In real estate the best keywords are actually keyword phrases. Contrary to popular belief, the words real and estate by themselves do not constitute an effective strategy.
I believe in my heart that they would have earned a higher return allowing me to stay, but i had shown them the likelyhood that i might not keep up with payments again, at least not on time.