Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – Common Mistakes that New Agents Make

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If you are new to commercial real estate brokerage, there are things that you can learn from others in the industry in your location.  There are also weaknesses in your peers that you can observe and avoid.   Don’t repeat the common mistakes of others; build your business strengths.  (NB – you can get more real…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – 5 Ways to Achieve Your Goals Faster

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In commercial real estate brokerage, there are many directions and paths you can take as part of starting or building your career.  Importantly, you should choose a path that offers quantifiable opportunity with clients and listings. (NB – you can get plenty of free career tips in commercial real estate right here in Snapshot) Local…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Aim for the Big Wins

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When you look at a career in commercial real estate brokerage, take aim on the better properties, quality clients, and prime property precincts.   When you take aim in that way, you can go in hard for the right listings, and chase the best levels of business.  (NB – you can get plenty of career tips…

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Essential Financial Goals for Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, it is essential that you know where you are from a market and an industry perspective in your territory, town or city. An ongoing assessment of the property market will then allow you to refine your approach and build on your strengths as a broker or an agent. Financial goals…

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Buyer Management Ideas for Commercial Real Estate

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In commercial real estate brokerage, the buyers that you work with should be qualified, understood and serviced with focus. When you have a buyer, you can work with the opportunities.  There is a formula to remember here; when you have high quality listings, you will find more enquiry coming your way and that is where…

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Observations to Help Grow Your Commercial Real Estate Broker Business in Leaps and Bounds

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Brokerage Forms and Templates To help you get some traction with these issues above, I have created these forms for your access and use.  They are in PDF format and are very relevant for Sales, Leasing, and Property Management.  Here are the forms: Weekly Activity Planner in Brokerage Daily Targets and Worksheet Canvassing Register and…

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Strategies to Reinforce Your Market Share Formula in Commercial Real Estate

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Let’s face the plain facts of working in commercial brokerage.  The industry can be very competitive, especially if your territory of control as a broker is in a busy town or city.  The way to work though that competitiveness is for you to be a property ‘expert’ in every way possible.  The rewards of the…

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Client Attraction System in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial property sales and leasing today, be selective when it comes to working with new clients and prospects. Choose the right people to work with, and particularly those with the relevance for your location and property type.  (NB – you can get more commercial real estate broker tips and ideas right here)   Some…

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Get More Commercial Real Estate Clients on Full Autopilot

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you need to work with, and or know, plenty of people that you would consider as customers or prospects.  Over time you can build the strong bonds of trust and respect within that group, and that in turn will help in converting more inquiry, listing opportunities, and potential income.  An…

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The Principles of Client Service and Communication in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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When it comes to servicing your clients in commercial real estate, you can be a valuable and regular source of local property market information, or you can be ‘sporadic’ like many other ‘ordinary’ brokers.  There is a choice here that is so logical from a customer contact and business perspective.  (NB – you can get…

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Workplace Feedback Tips and Techniques in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you can get feedback from a number of directions.  Importantly that feedback you seek should be from the people and the channels that matter.  That feedback is from the experienced people that are already ‘market achievers’.  Don’t look to inexperienced sales managers or your brokerage peers for that feedback.  (NB…

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Systems to Follow in the Sales Communication Process in Commercial Real Estate

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When you consider all of the variables in commercial real estate brokerage sales, you will see that there is a distinct process and a series of stages to be worked through. That then can be called the ‘sales communication process’, and it should be refined and optimized by each and every broker or agent.  When…

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5 Exciting Steps to Help You Grow Your Commercial Real Estate Career Faster

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Momentum is really important when you start your career in commercial real estate brokerage. Professional skills and local area knowledge will also help you with that required momentum. You will need a base plan to achieve the results that you are seeking over time as an agent or a broker. One thing to remember here…

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Cross Selling Examples in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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As you speak to new people in commercial real estate today, be prepared to talk about the various opportunities and changes in the local area, making sure that your ideas spread across the different disciplines in the industry. Most particularly do that with sales, leasing, property management, project leasing, and project development. You are the…

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5 Ways to Create a Captive Prospect List in Commercial Real Estate

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you need to have a comprehensive database of prospects that you can connect with regularly and directly for any property related reason. The client or prospect list should be split into groups, zones, prices, rents, timing, and many other categories that will allow you to find and match the right…

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How to Avoid Unnecessary Meetings in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate brokerage, each day many people will ask for a slice of your time for reasons that are important to them, but not necessarily beneficial to you. Before you agree to have a meeting or devote time to a person, a particular task, or a request from others, make sure that the…

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Overcoming Stress and Downturns in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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The commercial property industry is just like any other sales related career. You can be swamped and stressed by the pressures of performance and opportunity. Without a plan of attack and a consistent strategy towards new business development, it is very likely that you will struggle, and that can only lead to a downturn in…

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How to Research the Local Property Market and Take Control

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The property market will always be changing.  Every year is new and different in commercial property.  The factors relating to sales, leasing, and property management are all impacted by regional and location issues.  So in all of this you should consider how you can research the local property activity and then position yourself for the…

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