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"I was going to get a database, but I'm not good with computers." So you think that you can't use a computer well enough to use a database. I have two questions for you: 1) Do you search the MLS using the computer? 2. Do you communicate with clients and co-workers via email? Yes and yes? Then you at least know the basics of using a computer. Using a database is no more difficult than accessing properties on the MLS and emailing them to your clients. Different maybe, but not harder. What I think a lot of people mean when they say "it's too hard", is (1 comments)
next level agent: Top 4 Reasons Why Realtors Don't Have Databases - 11/28/07 09:17 AM
"I WAS THINKING ABOUT GETTING A DATABASE, BUT..." 1. "...I'm not good with computers." 2. "...I'm too busy to set-up or learn how to use a database." 3. "...I like my paper system, it works fine so why switch?" 4. "...I don't have enough clients or business to justify a database." Do any of these answers sound like you? I hear these things all the time when I talk to other agents about how important it is for them to have a database. There is a solution to each and every one of these problems.... stay tuned! (6 comments)
1. You need a database so you can stop digging through your purse or briefcase and mumbling,"I know it's in here somewhere!" A database will keep your clients' and contacts' information (as well as your schedules and to-do lists) organized in one system that you can access anywhere you can get to the internet. It is virtually impossible for a database to become disorganized, and you can NEVER lose the information you enter! 2. You need a database so that your cousin living in a grad-school apartment and your hot, high-end buyer don't end up with the same generic marketing materials. The marketing materials you send (2 comments)
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