Making Listing a TEAM Effort...Everybody WINS !

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Real Estate Agent with EXP Realty 414-525-0563 57026-90 Broker

We LOVE real estate ....and as we say...."do it all the hours we can stay awake" ! These days java has been helpful as the days get longer, listings coffeemore and more plentiful. Every listing is different...the reason...upsize...downsize..divorce, estate, relocation ...the BIG WHY varies a bunch from listing to listing..that's part of what keeps our life interesting isn't it ?  We sure think so !

     We believe listing is a team effort...the tasks of the team vary with the properties and people involved. With some listings....an estate with the Personal Representative living out of the area...the involvment may be very minimal and as agents...you step up to supply the additional services that personal propertyare required to execute the listing successfully.  Downsizing or moving to senior living may mean drawing upon other resources to assist in pairing down the furniture and personal property inventory. If you are going to work with people downsizing...GO that extra mile...know who conducts estate sales, where and who recycles what, the charities that accept what kinds of things and if/when they offer a pick up service....You are "at their service" not the..."Put the sign in the yard and listing in MLS" agent...be the extra hand...helpful resource person.

      You may have Sellers who can be more involved in helping with the marketing of their home...it is part of their team effort. They want  to work with their social networks...online and off to promote the sale of their home and be a part of the Sellabration Success when the home sells quickly.  Give them the tools they need to do it professionally...supply the photography..the description...the link...go beyond ..."tell your friends and neighbors" .They will have greater success with better marketing materials.  Design and print the brochures that are attached to the box on the lawn...that they can take to work...and give their friends.

   Involve children who may be having some anxiety over the move and leaving their friends and neighbors...put them in charge of filling the brochure holder.  Making sure the welcome mat is "straight"....neatly folded towels in their bathroom for showings..."jobs" that are age appropriate for their participation. Praise their efforts ...everyone wants to know they are making a postive conriibution to the successful  sale of their home.

  facebook grops   Facebook groups...Oh YES...Subdivision or HOA sites OH I YES...give your Sellers a link...personalize an  "ad"....expand the network of your marketing reach to include everyone they know !

  Dad can take brochures for his golf bag or to have with him on poker night... Dads are social too !

        A family affair....a team effort...Cheer them on for the participation that will create a BIG SCORE  at the table of offers you will present ! 

    This has been a marketing post to Agents Everywhere....and the Sellers they are fortunate to Serve by Sally K.& Davd L.Hanson,Broker Associates with EXP Realty honored to be of service for all things real estate in southeastern Wisconsin!

        

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Sally K. & David L. Hanson, ABR, CDPE, CSS, e-Pro,ILHM, REDS


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Rainer
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Making it a team effort makes it go more smoothly for all involved in the process.

Sep 19, 2019 04:58 AM #4
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Roy Kelley
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Thank you very much for sharing your experience and your advice.

Sep 19, 2019 06:13 AM #5
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Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
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Hi Sally K. & David L. Hanson,

Yes, I think it is a team effort and it is disappointing that some agents will only sell the home. We should be there every step of the way. I agree strongly with your last part.  Get their social media to help with marketing. 

Sep 19, 2019 06:48 AM #6
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Lottie Kendall
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Teamwork is essential to thriving in this business, and that includes the team of vendors and 'go to' people that help our clients.

Sep 19, 2019 07:22 AM #7
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Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
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Listings are always a team effort and I always appreciate the sellers that get it and help out with the condition of the home, rather than the ones that will fault an agent that can't sell their garbage for top dollar, haha.

Sep 19, 2019 07:46 AM #8
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Grant Schneider
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Good morning Sally K. & David L. Hanson - team work is great.  They take many forms including referral partners and strategic alliances.

Sep 19, 2019 08:34 AM #9
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Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
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Agree with you...it's best when everyone has a part to play. It's more fun too. 

Sep 19, 2019 08:38 AM #10
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
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Sally,

Well said, and we are in agreement with you.  Like Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD expressed, it is more fun that way!  A

Sep 19, 2019 09:30 AM #11
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A Team Effort, oh yes Sally and David, the best way to sell. Everyone is involved. Especially if the home may need some TLC...

Sep 19, 2019 10:12 AM #12
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Kathy Streib
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Well done Sally and David- None of us really works alone. We may think we do but there are so many who play a big part in our teams. It's a lot easier too. 

Sep 19, 2019 12:02 PM #13
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Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
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Sally, you are so right, it is a team effort, and without everyone on board, it does not go as smoothly, for sure.

Sep 19, 2019 01:45 PM #14
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George Souto
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Sally and David the more the word gets out the quicker the sale!!!

Sep 19, 2019 02:13 PM #15
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Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
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Good evening Sally K. & David L. Hanson ,

Team effort is definitely the way to go..a win/win for everyone.  A team is everyone you work with..referral partners can make or break a transaction! Working with those who share the same values will make a transaction run smoothly!

Sep 19, 2019 06:19 PM #16
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
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I try to make the seller appreciate that they are part of the team when selling their house and there are responsibilities that I place at their feet Sally K. & David L. Hanson 

Sep 19, 2019 08:53 PM #17
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James Dray
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Morning Sally.

I like the one for the kiddos to get involved.  They are always eager to help.

Sep 20, 2019 01:50 AM #18
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Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
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Helloo Sally and David, Team work and having more involve always works our tthe best.  Make it a great day!

 

Sep 21, 2019 08:57 AM #19
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Sep 21, 2019 06:11 PM #20
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Debe Maxwell, CRS
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Hi Sally! Yes, it definitely takes a village - and, as you say, it's more enjoyable that way too!

Sep 22, 2019 10:52 PM #21
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Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi
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As you know, my business is actually a family team effort, Sally K. & David L. Hanson ... my kids, my wife, my brother/brothers-in-law & sister-in-laws, even my 94 year old mother all help market my services.  Thank God for family, good friends, and fantastic closed-clients that help me spread the word ...

Gene

Sep 23, 2019 08:51 AM #22
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Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
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GREAT post! I love how you include everyone. It should always be considered a TEAM effort!

Sep 25, 2019 05:32 AM #23
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