An Action Plan Example for Commercial Property Leasing Agents

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When you work as a leasing agent, there are plenty of things to do daily.  There are tenants and landlords to talk to.  There are conversations to make with the right people.  Information leads to opportunities.  (NB – you can get plenty of commercial real estate leasing tips here in Snapshot – its free) A…

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The Importance of Working Tenant Advocacy Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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When you look at the property leasing market in any town or city, there are tenant advocacy opportunities to be worked.  In saying that, it is always preferable to work with the larger tenants and the better quality properties from the position of a ‘tenants advocate’.  Smaller tenants can waste your time and your money. …

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3 Facts to Improve Leasing Opportunities in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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When you think about it, there are plenty of commercial property leasing opportunities in most towns and cities.  A leasing transaction can and usually will put you in front of business owners and landlords.  A single leasing transaction today can open up into many other things over time; it is just a matter of who…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Report – How to Create More Listings with Better Proposals

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When you are pitching for a listing, be it in commercial property sales or leasing, there are many things to cover-off and talk about with the client.  At the top of the list will be the client’s property and their immediate challenge.  There are things that you must know as part of that process.  (NB…

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4 Ways to Find More Tenants in Commercial Investment Property

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Tenants are the lifeblood of investment property performance.  Landlords look for quality tenants and income stability.  Put some selectivity into your tenant canvassing and placement process.  Look for the better tenants locally and then drive their interest towards your services and or properties. (NB – you can get plenty of tenant prospecting tips in our…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Solve Negotiation Objections Faster

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In commercial real estate brokerage, there are many phases of any sale or lease transaction where negotiation pressures and objections will occur.  It is a good idea to have a ‘base strategy’ to use with any objections that may arise.   Take control of the matter and work through the alternatives for the best outcome for…

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Commercial Real Estate Sales – Secrets to Listing Success

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Every agent is looking to win and convert more new listings.  The essence of the process is to win better quality listings on an exclusive basis; the general or ‘open’ type listings in any town or city are commonly a waste of time, and they usually only convert through a good degree of ‘luck’.  It…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Set Your Winning Listing Priorities

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When pitching for a listing, I follow some rules as a guide so I can get the best outcomes from a listing perspective.   Those rules are worth sharing.  This checklist approach can also help you get better results with your properties and clients. (NB – you can get plenty of listing tips in our ‘Snapshot’…

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Advanced Strategic Commercial Property Leasing Video – Extracts from Recent Hong Kong Workshop

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Recently, I was in Hong Kong running a leasing workshop with major property owners, leasing agents, and property managers. The buildings we were discussing were large and of high value.  A leasing matrix was created from the program.  (NB – you can get more leasing tips in our commercial real estate ‘Snapshot’ program right here)…

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Useful Medium Term Goals in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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When you have goals in commercial real estate sales or leasing, you can improve your business over time.  From those goals, you will know what is happening from your actions, how you are reacting to the property market, and where the next opportunities can come.  (NB – you can get plenty of ideas for commercial…

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Why the Best Buildings are a Key Part of Your Commercial Real Estate Business

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In commercial real estate brokerage, put some focus into choosing the better buildings and owners in the location to work on and for.  Selectivity in this way will help you get some traction in your real estate business.  (NB – Learn how to network and prospect in commercial real estate in our free ‘Snapshot’ course)…

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Easy Ways to Boost Your Commercial Real Estate Commissions with Refined Prospecting

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Time is valuable in commercial real estate brokerage.  Ideally, you should be looking to get the best results possible from your time and actions in your working week.  To achieve that, everything should be looked at from the perspective of the potential result. (NB – you can get plenty of tips about commissions in commercial…

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Achieving Greatness in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, the margin to greatness is small. The margin reflects an effective prospecting process, constant client interaction, and exclusive listing activity. (NB – you can get more tips on commercial real estate skills in our free brokerage course ‘Snapshot’ right here).   It doesn’t matter whether you work in property sales,…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Revitalize a Stale Listing

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Some commercial property listings take a very long time to sell or lease.  When that happens, there are a few strategies to bring into play.  The first step is to take the property off the market so you can re-position it; build an alternative strategy of promotion and or condition the client.  A ‘stale’ listing…

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Commercial Real Estate Leasing – Investigating the Business History of Prospective Tenants

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When looking to lease a commercial or retail property, and or resolve a vacancy, don’t jump at the first tenant or lease enquiry that comes your way.  Make some careful choices about the tenant, the location, the building, and the relevance that the tenant must have to the landlord’s asset.  (NB – you can get…

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How to Successfully Canvass the Owners of High Quality Commercial Buildings

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When it comes to listings, one important fact should be understood and remembered in commercial real estate brokerage.  It is simply that high-quality buildings produce better levels of interest and enquiry and on that basis more inspections over time.  (NB – you can get plenty of prospecting and canvassing tips in commercial real estate brokerage in…

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Developing Client Systems in Commercial Real Estate Leasing

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you can and should develop a detailed leasing plan and solution for your exclusive listings and the associated clients.  So, who are your clients?  Are you working for tenants, landlords, developers, or perhaps all the aforementioned? Make sure you set firm targets on your specific client types.  Know who they…

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Power Marketing Tips in Commercial Real Estate Leasing

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In commercial real estate leasing, you need to know plenty of people, and as part of that, all the landlords and the tenants in your territory. Secure a database software solution to track the interactions and the connections that you are making in a regular and ongoing way.  Your list will be invaluable as the…

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