clients: 9 Ideas to Manage Clients in Your Real Estate Business - 07/15/19 07:03 AM
 
Managing the relationship with a client can become challenging at times. Most sellers and buyers are stressed to the max because they are embarking on a significant benchmark in life: the sale or purchase of a home. Our role in a relationship with a client is crucial. We have a responsibility to shepherd the deal and the parties involved in the transaction in a way that results in a positive outcome — a successful closing. An agent must possess the tools that can always keep everything in forward motion and reduce as much trauma and drama as possible for the client.
 
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clients: Don't Be A Stealth Agent: 8 Easy Ways to Stay in Front of Clients - 06/14/19 07:05 AM
I am convinced one reason real estate agents fail in this business is they do not stay in touch with their past clients on an ongoing basis. We work extremely hard in our prospecting efforts to procure buyers and sellers, but we do very little to make sure they remember us after the transaction closes. Why?
I believe we become too involved in taking care of current prospects, clients, and transactions, and forget the importance of staying in touch with those whom we served in the past and who will more than likely need our services in the future.
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clients: There is Crazy in the Water! - 05/20/19 04:58 PM
Another spring selling season is in full swing around the country, and the crazy people are returning to the real estate market everywhere.  The folks I am speaking of are the buyers, sellers and cooperating agents (on the other side of the transaction) who cause real estate professionals great stress and anxiety as they manage residential property listings and sales transactions.  This year, in my local market, we see even crazier behavior from the “over-medicated, under medicated or not medicated” crowd.
The managing brokers I manage at Benchmark Realty, LLC are calling me every day with situations involving clients who are allowing their … (4 comments)

 
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John Giffen

CRB, CRS, CDEI, GRI, SRES, BROKER, REALTOR®

Franklin, TN

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John Giffen is an award-winning real estate broker, manager, agent, author, and real estate educator. He is Director of Broker Operations for Benchmark Realty, LLC, one of the fastest-growing independent real estate companies in North America. His book “Do You Have a Minute? An Award-Winning Real Estate Managing Broker Reveals Keys for Industry Success” was recently released in paperback and audio formats and is available on Amazon.com and at select book stores. He also writes a bi-monthly column on Inman News covering various industry issues and professional standards of practice impacting REALTORS® and managing brokers. Author Site: www.DoYouHaveAMinuteBook.com Blog Site: www.JohnGiffen.com


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