#219-- Aug. 7th...You either golf or you don't golf. Both are good...

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Real estate golf

                   

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    It doesn't take a genius to tell you that golf is very popular. Since August is National Golf Month, figure out a way to leverage that:

  • The driving ranges slow down a bit now so negotiate a group rate and get some folks together. A great way to call families with kids, that are starting to run out of things to do this summer. Set up a 2-3 hour window when you will be there and they can drop by with the kids or alone.
  • Google PGA or LPGA golf tournament schedule. Put a couple major ones in your calendar and check the leader board on the Friday of the tournament. There are only two scenarios for you as an agent... Either you like golf and can call and talk a little golf or you can call and say "I know nothing about golf but know you are the expert. Everyone is talking about the big golf tournament going on so give me some scoopage so I don't look so stupid." Both conversations begin with...

     " I just had to call because I was thinking of you today."

  • If you are a golfer, bring together 3 clients and play. You don't have to pay just because you brought a group together. If they are larger clients or referrers, perhaps invite two clients and pay for the pro to ride with you. Let them take turns riding in a cart and playing with a pro that is paid to help if they want it. Very effective.

 

MEOW....

 

   Don't forget tomorrow is National Cat Day. If you don't have any clients in your database that have a cat and that you can have an engaging, "Thinking of You Conversation", you are in the wrong business. If you aren't working tomorrow, make 3 calls on the way home tonight to 3 cat owners and be an interesting real estate agent.

Why???    Cuzitmatters...

 

Comments (11)

1~Judi Barrett
Integrity Real Estate Services 118 SE AVE N, Idabel, OK 74745 - Idabel, OK
BS Ed, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK

I agree, it does matter.  Clients love it when you have paid attention and are thinking of them.  

Aug 07, 2015 07:26 AM
Captain Wayne - Rowlett Real Estate School
Rowlett Real Estate School - Panama City, FL
Rowlett Real Estate School / Owner and Instructor

I used to play golf a bit back a few years ago. things got busy and so on, so I just kind of let it go to the wayside.

Aug 07, 2015 07:47 AM
Bob Bloom
Cuzitmatters - Vancouver, WA
Agent Mentor & Coach

Captain, you would be the perfect one... Invite out some kids and show them how... The parents or grandparents would love you...

Aug 07, 2015 07:48 AM
Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

My husband is a golf teaching professional and we share a sign that says "Real Estate is like Golf; it's all in the follow through!"

Great idea to get out with some like minded people and enjoy a good walk spoiled

 

Aug 07, 2015 08:10 AM
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

It's too flipping hot for golf here, but I CAN do a Facebook post or call or email my cat people! One thing I know for sure, people loves their pets! Thanks. :)

Aug 07, 2015 10:48 AM
Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES
Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch! - Spring Hill, FL
Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living

Bob, these are great suggestions!  I've never played golf but do sell quite a bit in golfing communities.  Now I have at least an idea of how to make myself a look a little more knowledgeable about the game.

Aug 07, 2015 11:19 AM
Dan Derito
Success! Real Estate - Brockton, MA

Golf is good and so are pets.  I guess the trick would be to find pets who are good at golf.  

Aug 07, 2015 12:13 PM
Bob Bloom
Cuzitmatters - Vancouver, WA
Agent Mentor & Coach

Dan Derito ... You are too funny... I am glad we found each other!

Aug 07, 2015 12:42 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Bob, I have never had the desire to golf, but know many of my friends really enjoy this sport! 

Aug 10, 2015 10:59 PM
John G. Johnston
John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC - Westcliffe, CO
An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO

Bob  I can talk golf all day long.  There are 4 of us that have been playing for about 15 years.  Tuesday is golf day...only need temps above 50° and a free day from work.  Figure 30 weeks a year and generally 27-45 holes.  How is this for talkin' golf?  Do you play?  Why?  Cuzitmatters!  Enjoy your day!

Aug 11, 2015 11:14 PM
Larry Johnston
Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC - Elkhart, IN
Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN

Hi Bob Bloom ,  I am not a golfer, although I played it many years ago and liked it. You must be a golfer, because that is quite a trick shot!  Did you use your cell phone?

Aug 26, 2015 12:07 PM

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