Friday, 19 March 2010
7 Steps to Becoming a Dynamite Real Estate Agent
Most real estate agents want to be extremely successful. Goals are set and then the hard work begins to reach those goals. So what steps can you take to skyrocket your success as a realtor? Here are 7 powerful steps that will get you on the road to success:
1. Realize your Potential
In order to succeed as a real estate agent, you need to see that you have the potential to reach your goals.
2. Don’t Look Back
Everyone has failures or mistakes from the past. To have success in the real estate industry, you need to learn from those past mistakes and learn valuable lessons from them. After doing so, simply move forward and make better, more educated decisions from the lessons learned.
3. Dare to Dream Big
To succeed as a realtor, you need to have big dreams and aspirations. Be honest with yourself as to what you want out of life and what you want to give of your life. Allow your mind to dream and think big!
4. A Powerful Business Plan
Create a powerful business plan that will organize your strategies. This plan will be the blueprint to your success. The business plan should include prospecting, listing strategies, prospect follow up techniques, networking ideas, and ways to boost customer loyalty.
5. Don’t Give Up
To reach success as a real estate agent, you must persevere through difficult times. Even Thomas Edison had to learn this. When he was inventing the incandescent light bulb, it took him more than 10,000 times to get it right. Keep striving even when the challenge seems to be overwhelming.
6. Have an Unstoppable Attitude
You need to have determination in order to succeed as a realtor. Be wary of close friends or family members that feel it would be better if you focused your attention in another direction or career. Uphold your unstoppable attitude, determined to succeed.
7. Stop Complaining
You might think there is no correlation between complaining about you difficulties and success, but there is in fact a connection. When you spend time complaining about the obstacles you are facing in you real estate career, you're wasting so much time being negative that you are actually missing out on chances to move your career forward. Don't think of challenges as problems, think of them as opportunities.