commissions: Can You Explain Your Commission? - 10/07/19 06:38 PM
The internet has multiplied competition in real estate. Instead of competing against Realtors® from your immediate area, you’re competing with folks from all over the state and even country offering to help buyers and sellers.
As a result, there’s been downward pressure on commissions. A lot of agents are offering extremely low commissions – of course, for cut-rate service. But that can be hard to see when you’re a seller fearful of costs.
As a professional full-service Realtor®, what can you do to help sellers understand your value – and your commission?
Here are some tips.
Explain the Commission SplitSome sellers think that if they … (17 comments)

commissions: Prove the Value of Your Commission in Any Market - 10/13/16 08:29 AM
In some areas of the country, real estate is moving very quickly. Unfortunately, with a strong seller’s market, there’s a lot of competition among Realtors® for listings. As a result, many Realtors® feel a lot of pressure to cut commissions in order to win business.
Of course, your commission is your livelihood, and once you cut it for one customer other will find out and expect the same. So how do you keep from cutting your commission in a seller’s market – or any market?
The simple answer is to show clearly how your commission is used to benefit the homeowner. Also, don’t be afraid to … (2 comments)

 
Nadine Larder, Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder (www.PrinterBees.com) Rainmaker large

Nadine Larder

Real Estate Marketing Expert/PrinterBees Founder

Dublin, CA

More about me…

www.PrinterBees.com

Office: (877) 939-2337

Email Me

The PrinterBees blog on Active Rain is all about helping Realtors® find the best marketing for the market of the moment. We are honored to serve thousands of real estate agents in their quest for great real estate marketing and hope our contributions on Active Rain inspire those we work with and those who don't work with us yet to soar in their marketing efforts.


Listings

Links

Archives

RSS 2.0 Feed for this blog