Wednesday, July 26, 2017 / by Brian Ness
An agent has a workday like anyone else, but there are typically little to no
boundaries to that agent’s day and week. Here’s how an agent’s workday often goes:
|Agents are "on" no matter where they are. In our instant-response society,
buyers and sellers won't wait long for an answer.
|2. WATCHING INVENTORY|
|Houses are bought, sold and taken off the market daily. Agents must be on
top of the MLS to ensure their clients don't miss their dream home.
|3. BUILDING A DATABASE|
|A great agent has a well-organized database that he or she is constantly updating.|
|Open houses, scheduling showings, appointments, coming up with house
hunting itineraries - it's all in an agent's daily routine. Open houses,
scheduling showings, appointments, coming up with house hunting itineraries -
it's all in an agent's daily routine.
|5. MAKING CONTACT|
|To keep that pipeline full, agents must connect with prospects and discuss their
real estate needs.
|6. ATTENDING APPOINTMENTS|
|Meetings with buyers and sellers as well as meetings with inspectors, appraisers,
contractors, stagers, photographers, repair people, etc., are all a part of the
|Negotiations can go on for weeks, and during that time, agents must ensure
that everyone is doing their part to make the deal happen.
|8. PROBLEM - SOLVING|
|If any sticky situations gums up the works it's and agent's job to find new
paths to get the job done.
|Agents devote thought and resources to each piece of marketing they produce,
including their websites, newsletters, postcards, videos, social media posts,
property ads, etc.