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Do you keep in touch with your past clients?

Real Estate Agent with Solid Source Realty

 Do you keep in touch with your past clients?

I have seen agents promoting staying in touch with past clients. They say that most of their business comes from referrals. They send out newsletters, calendars, recipes cards, comedy cards, and household hint cards. They have given out pies , ink pens and emails. What do you think is effective?

I am hosting a Fall Festival for my past clients and I am advertising it in the paper for all to come. We are  at a beautiful site (one of my new subdivisions at the edge of the mountains- www.WhelchelValley.net ). We are having food, a hayride, prizes, bluegrass music. I never had an event like this before. I hope that it will do well!

Any comments? Ideas?

Teresa Johnson and Associates; RE/MAX Greater Atlanta; 770-888-0021;www.AtlantaHomeStore.com

Comments (8)

Jesse Limon
Marcus & Millichap - South Bend, IN

I send an email every month. every month. I send a postcard every month. every month!!!!

Have fun.

Oct 03, 2007 03:02 PM
Robert Huntsinger
Empire Realty - Upland, CA
Empire Realty Upland, CA - Full Service at a Discount

You must keep in touch to get any chance of repeat business, farming old clients and their friends are a good source of leads.

Take care!


Oct 03, 2007 03:02 PM
Ginger Magoon
Remax - Bryan College Station - College Station, TX
Bryan, College Station Texas Real Estate
I think what you are doing is a great idea.  I would follow up w phone calls with a personal invite to past clients.  Good luck.  Folloe up with us how it turns out
Oct 03, 2007 03:03 PM
Christi Stewart
Prudential California Realty - Laguna Niguel, CA
Prudential Calif. Realty

Your past clients are your best referral source.  Do whatever it takes is my philosphy.


Oct 03, 2007 03:04 PM
Donna Yates
BHGRE - Metro Brokers - Blue Ridge, GA
Blue Ridge Mountains
I do keep in touch with my past clients and even prospects who were suspects.  You just never know.  I wish I was one of your past clients because your fall festival sounds like great fun.  I hope it's a big success and I am sure your clients will really appreciate your thoughtfulness.
Oct 03, 2007 03:06 PM
Patricia "Pattie " Romano
Your NJ Real Estate Professional-609-312-9043

 I want to wish you well and may it be one of many successful events.

Please let me know How it turns out as I am trying to plan a CAP dinner/dance for mine..

Oct 03, 2007 03:12 PM
Teresa Johnson
Solid Source Realty - Gainesville, GA
Hall County Real Estate - The Teresa Johnson and Associates

Donna and anyone else,

I am having an agent event at Whelchel Valley on October 16 between 11 and 2. Italian food. Also I am giving away 5 gift baskets with local Dahlonga wine and other goodies! See our website for directions. our subdivision has .6 to 3 acre lots. 7 acre private lake. Will be gated community. $400,000 to $600,000 homes that are wonderful. We are also giving a $1000 Dawsonville Outlet Mall gift certificate bonus to agents selling lots or homes that close before December 15th.See me for more details. www.WhelchelValley.net. Feel free to come!

Teresa Johnson

Oct 03, 2007 03:20 PM
Carolyn Galant
Coldwell Banker Residential - Madison, NJ
MBA - Coldwell Banker - New Jersey Real Estate
That sounds like FUN!! Bluegrass music and hayrides. Wouldn't translate up here. You need to do restaurant or something unique they haven't seen.
Oct 03, 2007 03:36 PM