When you’re just starting out, finding buyer clients is generally significantly easier than getting listing clients. Buyers looking for agents find them in a number of ways, including sign calls, getting recommendations from friends, and selecting agents listing houses they’re interested in. It can be helpful to figure out a specific type of homebuyer — newlyweds, first time buyers, buyers seeking a property to restore, etc. Try to get 5 people a day into your database, and make sure you have your autoresponder set up properly!
- With creative ideas and tips from this post, real estate agents who are looking for clients would find it easier to get them.
- Some of the few ways that homebuyers pick a buyers agent are during an open house, from referrals from a friend, and walking into the office.
- One should have to possess lots of listings, even borrow listings from office mates, to be successful in attracting buyers.
“There is an old saying, buyers buy houses, sellers buy marketing and this is so true! If you are going to try to work with homebuyers, you need to make sure you have access to lots of listing (and NO, you don’t have to be a listing agent to make this work!)”