Floortime, the best way to begin your real estate career!

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Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX of Valencia (Hall of Fame) 30 year Valencia Resident BRE# 01215778

Are you looking for a great career?  Real Estate might be the ticket.  A Realtor or real estate agent offers unlimited income and the ability to set your own hours.  The freedom of choice and being your own boss is incredible. You need to be self reliant and have great people skills.  Here are some tips on getting started:

Start Off with the best avenue to find buyers.  I have been a Realtor in Santa Clarita, California since 1980. 

My Company is RE/MAX of Valencia  

  1. Working with a top Real Estate Company is Key.  Start off doing FLOOR-TIME
  2. FLOOR TIME offer the opportunity to meet BUYERS.  Buyers are the best way to begin a real estate career as you learn how to interact with the public, you learn the rights and wrongs and your can practice without causing as much legal issues.  A buyer will have more patience for a new agent and may not ask how long you have been in this career
  3. FLOOR-TIME Allow you to work in your office and continue making COLD CALLS & CALLING EXPIRED LISTINGS while still handling Floor Calls & Walk Ins.  You can also work on your WEBSITE, EMAIL ADDRESS, FACEBOOK PAGE & CREATE A FACEBOOK BUSINESS PAGE.
  4. ADD Every Buyer you Meet into your new Data Base.  I personally use Top Producer but there are many other CRM Customer Relationship Management Company's available.  Take their Criteria and Update them with all New or Changed Listings as the reach the market.  Remember that you are entering a field in which salesmanship is the number one asset and you must be able to sell yourself before anything can be accomplished.  I started off in retail business so dealing with the public gave me a head-start.  Use your past experience as an asset for your career.
  5. Buyers is the best place to begin as it give your an opportunity to see if they have a home to sell.  A Buyer also will create future business as they will need to sell in the future.  Learn your community and become the local expert.  Be responsive and create a follow up program.

Best Wishes,

Tony & Dani Lewis RE/MAX of Valencia

www.TonyLewis.com tonyglewis@yahoo.com Call/Text 661-510-7975

  

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William Feela
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Between some referrals and floor time  had a good jump start on my career

Jul 11, 2018 01:28 PM #1
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Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland
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Tony Lewis What a great entry. I still remember clients from my first year in real estate picked up on floor duty. It is such an overlooked source of great business. The company is making the phone ring...just keep screening the calls. It can be a gold mine if used correctly. I have always called buyers...future listings.

Jul 12, 2018 07:59 AM #2
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Will Hamm
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Good point for new agents to cover floor while working on other marketing.  Here you are almost at 500,000

Jul 17, 2018 07:36 AM #3
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