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New Year’s Resolutions for Real Estate Agents

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Since last month was the beginning of the New Year, we asked our CE Plus members, “What is your New Year’s Resolution or goal for your career in 2020?” It was a tight race, but “win more listings” won the most votes from our participants. If you’re interested in learning how to win more listings as well as other tips to grow your real estate career, keep reading.

McKissock Real Estate January 2020 Question of the Month Results

Win More Listings (25%)

Being able to win listings is the lifeblood of a real estate agent’s business. Here are some helpful articles to help you win more listings and generate more business.

Grow Referral Network (20.83%)

The importance of having a strong referral network for real estate agents cannot be understated. Without it, agents have to spend countless hours trying to convince and convert cold leads. For tips on how to grow your referral network, click on one of the article links below.

Grow Social Media Presence (20.83%)

It goes without saying that just about everyone has a social media account these days. In fact, the average American spends roughly 43 minutes a day on Facebook alone. Thus, having a social media presence is a great way for real estate agents to keep up with their former clients, generate new leads, and increase their brand awareness. Here are some tips on how to grow your social media accounts:

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Get More Involved in the Community (12.50%)

Getting involved in your local community is a great way to get your name out and about.

Upgrade License Level (12.50%)

Upgrading your license from agent to broker is a great way to revamp your career and potentially earn more income. Here are some things to consider before you upgrade your real estate license.

Ready to upgrade your real estate license? Take your real estate business to the next level by becoming a broker.

Attend a national conference (0%)

While no one in our survey selected “attend a national conference,” it is still a good idea to consider attending a real estate conference or trade show from time to time. Not only is it a great place to network with other real estate professionals, but often the speakers at these events are highly successful and able to pass on inspirational words of wisdom that can help you achieve your career goals.

Other (8.33%)

For those whose New Year Resolution didn’t fit into the aforementioned categories, here are some of the write-in answers:

  • To make a difference in someone’s life
  • Keep in touch with past clients
  • Automate marketing initiatives
  • Work on branding

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