All real estate agents know that this business is about being social. The more social you are in real estate means the more likely you’re going to be successful at selling homes and networking with possible clients. You already know that you can connect with future clients by throwing community events, asking for referrals, and handing out your business card. But what are some ways that you connect with other real estate agents?
Sites like Facebook, Google+, and Twitter, all create awesome ways for you to stay in touch with other agents and meet new ones. There are Facebook Groups, and Twitter Lists, Google+ Communities that allow you to connect with other real estate agents about topics of real estate. These are groups and discussion boards you can join where you’ll find lots of different postings and topics about real estate that you can read about and share your input on. Social media is always a great way for you to connect with other real estate agents.
Sites like Activerain and WordPress are sites where you can create blogs about real estate and other agents can comment on what they think about your post. They will be able to reflect on what you’ve written and add their insight to your particular topic. So whether you’ve written about how to sell to luxury buyers, or how to use lead generation sites, real estate blog sites are great ways to connect with other real estate agents who want to share their knowledge on whatever topic you’ve written about.
There are also sites like Quora and Reddit that have forums where you can post specifically for real estate agents to read about what you have to share. They work similarly to blog sites, but you are able to ask shorter questions or post shorter posts about a particular topic, and others will then respond to what you’ve written or asked. Forums are a great way for you to get in contact and connect with other real estate agents on whatever topic you want to discuss or learn about in the realm of real estate.
Real Estate Conferences
There are lots of useful conferences and seminars about real estate you can attend to strengthen your knowledge and skills as a real estate agent but to also connect with other real estate agents as well. These conferences will help you network and learn different real estate topics ranging from how to attract more clients to how to keep your stress down as a real estate agent. Attending real estate conferences will only benefit your success as a real estate agent and help you connect even more with other real estate agents who have the same goals as you.
Real Estate Agent Clubs
There are clubs and organizations you can join to keep you in contact and connect with other real estate agents. These clubs are put together for lots of different reasons. Sites like meetup allow anyone to create groups to meet and get together to discuss or participate in any topic or any event at a time destined by the leader of the group. Clubs and groups are one of the best ways to meet, network, and connect with other real estate agents.
Constantly meeting new clients and new agents is the best way to be successful in real estate. Since this is a social business, you’re best way to be successful in real estate is to constantly be social. So if you decide to meet and connect with other real estate agents through some of these ways listed above, you will grow in success, friendships, and in networks as a real estate agent.