HouseHunt Network

A Blog for Real Estate Agents

Month: October 2015

Strangers in the Night: Residential Real Estate Investors and Agents

It was 2008 when something started to change in my neighborhood. The once familiar family homes were now freckled with For Sale signs. You couldn’t miss them, like many a bank account during that time period, they were completely empty. Front yards with overgrown grass were quickly transformed into brightly painted façades, and with seemingly equal speed flipped back on to the market now listed as “Pride of Ownership” (or investorship). It was happening so quickly.

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Phone Etiquette for Real Estate Agents That Speaks Volumes

by Lauren Agajanian

Some days don’t you wish all of your calls were sent to voicemail? After all, you didn’t record your greeting fourteen times so no one would hear it. Every interaction you have in real estate makes an impression and particularly if it’s their first of you. Robert Lee Holtz, a science writer for The Wall Street Journal, wrote an article that is a must-read if you aspire to be an industry leader. In How to Train Your Voice to be More Charismatic, Holtz describes the power of the voice as “an instrument of rare persuasive power, tuned by evolution and culture to communicate far more than words alone convey.” Phone etiquette and your voice can make a powerful statement about your personal brand as well. These etiquette essentials make sure the image you radiate through the cell phone waves is a good one:

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