Professional agents return phone calls as soon as they can get the message. It is plain and simple and common sense to professional sales people who have sold in the real estate market and out of it for any length of time. With all the modern technology, cell phones, email, texting, what excuse is there for not returning calls to other agents? None!!!!! Why is this so hard to get across to agents in this industry?
I believe the problem stems from so many agents without any sales background or training. Just because you have a license DOES NOT MAKE YOU A SALES PROFESSIONAL. Seriously, if you think it does you are DEAD WRONG. You may be lucky and have sold a few homes or got a few listings but I am certain that once your family and friends run out you will be left without clients. Especially if you don't now sales techniques.
I wish I could say it is those NOT on Active Rain, but unfortunately it is some on here that are the worst offenders. It is a shame because there is a lot of good advice and information from professionals and it will help you increase sales if you follow it. For those of you who think you are professional, ready my ezine article and get some education. I guarantee it will help you!