The 6 Things to Know About Landlord Contact and Opportunity in Commercial Real Estate

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In commercial real estate brokerage, the landlords in any town or city are welcoming of ongoing contact with brokers and agents.  The fact of the matter is that those landlords need help with rentals, leasing, tenant mix, and lease negotiations.  That is an opportunity in waiting for the astute leasing agents. (NB – you can…

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Podcast 264 – Commercial Real Estate Online

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In this podcast, 1. The importance of Practice and role play in a brokerage team, 2. The Sales Growth Metrics to monitor, 3. The 7 Habits of top Brokers and Agents. Commercial Real Estate Training by John Highman. MP3 File

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How to Best Use Your Time in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Sales

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It is all too easy to waste time in commercial real estate brokerage.  There are so many things happening each day that threaten the focus of even the most diligent of agents.  Loss of focus leads to a loss of client contact, market share, and commissions.  I guess you know the importance of these things? …

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Brokerage Contact Cycles for Agents

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In commercial real estate today, the contact cycles that you create will very likely give you brokerage traction in some form.  You can then ‘tweek’ the contact approach with key people and property owners in your location to grow listing and commission leads over time. You have to start the contact process somehow; that’s the…

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Commercial Real Estate Training Online 263

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In today’s podcast program, there are 3 sections for you.  All quite important for the traction that you need as a broker or agent this year. 1. How to create quality marketing programs, 2. A guide to personal broker marketing online, 3. How to neutralise the competition brokers in your area. Commercial real estate training…

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The Plain Facts of Presenting and Pitching in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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Don’t complicate your inspection and presentation processes in commercial real estate brokerage.  Stick to the rules and the focus of communicating and conversing across all the facts.  Keep things simple and direct as you sell the features of the property. (NB – you can get plenty of real estate presentation ideas in our Snapshot program…

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The Advantages of Local Area Network Experience in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, your local area knowledge and experience is valuable in so many ways to the people that you seek to attract as clients.  As the local agent and the specialist in a property type, you can do more with that local knowledge from an opportunity perspective in your marketing.  You can…

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Sales Tactics that Work in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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If you work in commercial real estate brokerage sales, you will need a ‘planned’ approach to your business, particularly if you are looking to convert good results in the industry over time.  Every day that plan can be implemented and tuned to the local area, property types, and the property market trends.  It’s the personal…

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How to Use Mailing Lists in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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Your mailing list is a valuable business tool to be fully optimised and used in commercial brokerage.  You can establish your personal ‘brand’ locally, build a level of respect in your market, and attract new business in the form of clients and property listings. (NB – you can get plenty of mailing list ideas in…

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Working with Business Owners as Clients in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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Let’s say you have just started a career in commercial real estate brokerage.  Where do you find new opportunities for listings and commissions?  In the first instance, the best way to get started is with local business owners.  You can use the business telephone book for your location to get things started.  Make cold calls…

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Commercial Real Estate Overpriced Listings are a Financial Crisis

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All too often we see or have property clients with overpriced commercial real estate listings.  Some of those listings may even be on our books now.  The fact of the matter is that those listings are a ‘financial crisis’ in brokerage, that will potentially waste a lot of your time and professional skills. (NB –…

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Commercial Real Estate Cold Calling Scripts

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Telephone prospecting in commercial real estate is so important for all brokers and agents through their career.  Make more calls, and practice the process.  In this audio program below, John Highman shares the ideas behind making this new business process a key strategy in winning clients and listings. If you are looking for more listings…

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Hot Buyer Strategies for Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you need to treat every buyer with selective commitment.  Ask the questions first with any enquiry.  You need to know what they are looking for when it comes to property, timeliness, location, improvements, and budget.  (NB – you can get plenty of ideas that help with property buyer control in…

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259 Commercial Real Estate Snapshot

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There are always different ways to personally improve as a commercial property broker or agent.  Certainly, your property speciality and location will have something to do with your focus on business growth, but do establish a personal improvement program that you can work on each day.  In this audio program on the podcast, I share…

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How to Tap into the Enormous Earnings Potential of Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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If you have chosen to work in commercial real estate sales and leasing, then you will soon know that there is an enormous potential for improving personal earnings and commission growth over time.  Strategies, systems, property knowledge and personal commitment are all elements of the equation for each agent and broker. (NB – you can…

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The 9 Critical Sales Skills in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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There are certain skills in commercial real estate brokerage that you do need to work on and improve over time.  They are the critical sales skills that evolve at a personal level, and they exist across sales and leasing activity. (NB – you can get more sales tips and ideas for commercial property in our…

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Ways of Improving Customer and Client Conversions in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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As you work with ever more property types and clients in commercial real estate, the challenges will always be there in the local property market when it comes to closing on a listing, a marketing package, or a transaction.  Everything essentially comes down to your ability to effectively communicate your ideas to your clients in…

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The Brokerage Future is in Top Salesperson Reward and Remuneration Packages

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In commercial real estate brokerage, the members of the sales team are a big part of creating the considerable income for the business from clients and listings.   So, how do you find the best people for working in sales, how do you encourage them, and how do you keep them?   They are big questions that…

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