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Articles for Real Estate Agents

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Can an Introvert Succeed as a Real Estate Agent?

By Will Rodgers

When you think of a highly successful real estate agent, who comes to mind? For many, it is the “life of the party” type of person, someone who will approach strangers to start up a conversation just on a whim. Or maybe it is the fearless person who is always taking risks and trying new…

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How Do Real Estate Agents Get Leads? The Ultimate List

By Will Rodgers

If you have found this post, congratulations. Chances are you looking for ways to make your business thrive. And the truth is, your real estate business will thrive if you put in the right mix of work, marketing dollars and strategy. These lead sources on this list vary. Some require money. Others, require time and…

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2022 Real Estate Agent Tools: Systems, Tech & More to Grow Your Income

By Will Rodgers

This is a list of some of the tools that I use, have used or my partner real estate agents use to run their business. These tools and services, if used well, will help you earn more business, save you money and/or save you time. This list will be reviewed and possibly updated or expanded…

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Real Estate Agent Burnout: How To Come Back Stronger

By Will Rodgers

Real estate can be an extremely rewarding career, both financially and for personal growth. You get a chance to help people navigate find out where they will call home. And you get a chance to help investors build their net worth. However, being a real estate agent has a high degree of stress. Transactions can…

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Real Estate Cold Calling Will Soon Be Dead: Make a Plan B Now

By Will Rodgers

Cold calling has been a source of business, and for some real estate agents a primary source of business, for many many decades. It started with hand dialing through a phone book, or through classified ads to For Sale By Owners (FSBOs). Cold calling has since evolved, to include online lookups, expired listing mining services…

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New Real Estate Agent Checklist

By Will Rodgers

Being a real estate agent can be a rewarding and fun career. But it also has a notoriously high failure rate. Most who do not make it in the business do not develop a solid foundation in their first year to build on in the future. I made this checklist as a blueprint of the…

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How to Build a Website as a Real Estate Agent: The Quickstart Guide

By Will Rodgers

The day I started this online journey I had no idea it would turn into my main source of business. My first year as a real estate agent I built a WordPress website. Then, I did almost nothing with it. Occasionally, I would put up a blog post and I included a bio. People researching…

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How To Write a Bio as a New Real Estate Agent – 7 Tips

By Will Rodgers

Intro In this day and age, home buyers and sellers are going to do some research before choosing a real estate agent. Even if you do not have a website, your brokerage and other real estate portals have profiles that will include a biography, profile or about section. Of course, you could just leave these…

Best Books for Real Estate Agents & Investors : The Ultimate List

By Will Rodgers

A large portion of the most successful people in the world are avid readers. Fast Company says that CEOs of major corporations read an average of a book per week. When I started my career as a real estate agent, books were a central focus for my growth. There are times when I read a…

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A 2022 Guide For New Real Estate Agents : Your First Year

By Will Rodgers

Let’s get this out in the open: real estate sales has a high failure rate for new agents. NAR has reported in the past that up to 87% of agents will not make it beyond 5 years in the business. This guide is what you will need to know to not only survive – but…