Now more than ever, Realtors need to get on board with this quickly evolving digital age. It’s clear that technology is one of the greatest tools professionals can use to brand themselves and get ahead of the competition. For the real estate industry, utilizing social media and cultivating an online presence brings in more clients as people increasingly rely on the internet to search for services and properties. REMAX West and Team Concierge offers a full marketing service to Realtors that includes social media management, branding, custom designed printed media, and photography that is both affordable and convenient. REMAX West ...
How to Thrive in this Market
July 14, 2017
Learn Something New at ReMax's Coaching Sessions
June 26, 2017
Whether you're a seasoned Realtor or a fresh face, there's always something new to learn or improve on when it comes to the real estate industry. Technology and business is rapidly evolving and with it, many changes are here for better or for worse. Even if you've been in the industry for decades, you will always learn about new technologies and techniques to better serve your clients. Re/Max West hosts coaching sessions for Realtors looking to excel in today's market focusing on all aspects of real estate from marketing to negotiations. Realtors of all levels of experience are welcome to ...
The Value of Experienced Broker Managers
July 4, 2016
The successful are those who acknowledge their faults and imperfections and strive to be better. We’ve observed many of our agents go from novice to expert in the industry of real estate within a short amount time using the method of mentorship. Having an experienced and knowledgeable real estate professional who has been there, done that is extremely important when building your business. Here at RE/MAX West we offer our agents more than a handful of exceptional real estate sales professionals, brokers, and managers that would be more than happy to mentor you through the process of building your ...
Get Ahead of the Competition, Join RE/MAX West TODAY!
June 14, 2016
Attention all Real Estate sales professionals, are you looking for the right fit for you? Want to work for the best? Well, you’ve come to the right place! Here at RE/MAX West we believe in our agents! We provide our agents with the resources, training and support needed to succeed. With a total of 8 offices surrounding the Greater Toronto Area and over 450 agents, we are known as one of the top producing brokerages in the GTA, and we’re still expanding! You’re probably wondering what RE/MAX West can offer you compared to all of the other brokerages out ...
Why building an email list will help you sell more houses
January 26, 2016
As a realtor, you know how important it is to connect with home buyers as well as sellers in order to become successful. You might be in the middle of an open house where you are showing a beautiful home in the Toronto area. As people come in and out you do your best to connect with each of them; introducing yourself and handing them your business card. Chances are, your card is going to end up becoming lost or left somewhere, without much more thought being given to you as an agent. This is where email marketing comes in ...
Leveraging the Right Combination of Traditional & Digital Marketing
December 22, 2015
With upwards of 40,000 realtors currently operating in Toronto and surrounding areas, marketing is an integral part of your real estate success. The problem with marketing today is trying to determine whether to focus on digital, or traditional marketing platforms to achieve the best results. In order to maximize your exposure and place yourself ahead of the competition, the short answer is leveraging the right combination of both. Virtually all Sales Begin Online Studies have shown more than 90 percent of buyers will have done some research online before contacting a real estate agent. This figure accounts for those who browse available ...
The Power of the Follow Up
December 7, 2015
It is baffling that so many realtors let business slip right through their fingers by not following up on a potential lead. Many people would ascribe this to laziness, and perhaps it is. But with the loss of potential income, there has to be much more beneath the surface than just apathy. Reasons For Not Following Up Not wanting to appear presumptuous. While following up too frequently will come across as brash, it is quite rare to find a salesperson of any type who will cross the line from engaged to pushy. Considering how busy many realtors can be, it ...
Staying focused – and organized – in Real Estate
November 19, 2015
As a real estate agent, you could be the difference between a successful sale and a frustrated client with an empty house. The work of the realtor goes far beyond putting up for sale signs and showing houses. If you are not focused and prepared, that has an effect on every aspect of a real estate transaction. Professionalism is the key and it starts with good organization. Choose a method you will use Diaries, smartphones, tablets and notebooks all allow you to add data, record important information and keep track of your day. Using too many methods at once can be ...
Coaching: Why a Mentor can Accelerate your Career
November 5, 2015
Like most of us, you probably got into real estate because you were attracted by the great income potential. You’ve had good prospects, and possibly some great sales, but it feels like you have to work harder to maintain your sales level, or you may feel like you’re actually going backwards. Relax. This is normal in the real estate business. Most agents reach their top level of sales and then plateau in about three years. You feel trapped at this plateau, and it’s normal to be frustrated when more hours and trying harder doesn’t seem to help. It may be ...
How to Build a Personal Brand at RE/MAX
October 21, 2015
In every real estate market or area there are agents that everyone knows. Even those who have not recently bought or sold know the agent's name, because they so frequently pass their signs, or comment on how all the houses they love are sold by them. Those agents have more than talent: they have branding. At RE/MAX, our agents have the benefit of the overall brand name and reputation, but it's key to their ultimate success to brand themselves as well. The challenge is in standing out from the crowd. At RE/MAX West, we highly encourage our agents to develop ...