How to Identify Important Clients in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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Any commercial real estate business is one of variation and complexity.  Good people with good ideas and skill are required in the team.  There are clients and properties to understand as you probe the market conditions and changes.  Somewhere in that equation will be the opportunity of commissions and listings in your town or city. …

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Attaining True Independence in Commercial Property Management

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There is a certain ‘attainable mass’ of properties in commercial or retail property management that will seem to create its ongoing portfolio growth momentum.  Getting up to and beyond that point is the focus for many brokerages.  (NB – you can get plenty of commercial property management tips in our Snapshot program right here –…

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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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The Rules of Database Growth

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When you consider the various directions of your commercial real estate career, a database should be at the centre of everything that you do. When you connect with a lot of people in an ongoing way, you will find property opportunity to work with. (N.B. these ideas are also sent out to regularly to our…

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Getting Better Clients and Profits in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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The closer you get to your commercial real estate clients, the better it is for you in understanding their property or business frustrations and issues. You can then be the property solution provider that they need at the right time and in the right way. (N.B. these ideas are also sent out to regularly to…

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How to Get More Commercial Real Listings for Less Effort Based on Trust

In commercial real estate brokerage, the levels of trust that you create with the right people will always help you grow your listing opportunities. Whilst many people may know you as the local broker or agent, they may not know you well enough to trust you when it comes to dealing with a property challenge.…

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How to Attract Higher Income Results in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Many people start a career in commercial real estate brokerage thinking that they can earn a considerable income relatively easily. If that were the case, then everybody would be a successful agent or broker in the location. The basic reality of the property industry is that you must to work hard and with focus to…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Attract More Quality Listings

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In commercial real estate brokerage today there will always be elements of competition when it comes to finding new business opportunities.  Many client presentations will be undertaken through some competitive process and a few agents are likely to be chasing the same business and or client. Other agents will be enticing the interests of the…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – A Simple 6 Step Formula for VIP Client Engagement

In commercial real estate brokerage the VIP customers that you find and nurture over time will likely be your best customers.  They will be the sources of referrals and repeat business across sales, leasing, and property management. There is a well-known business formula that has been quite popular over the years called the ‘Pareto Principle’.  …

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6 Step CRM Systems for VIP Client Management in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage some clients are better than others.  Some prospects are better than others.  You have some choices to make here.  Selectivity is required to get to the best real estate business and opportunities. The best prospects and clients understand the value of a skilled and qualified real estate agent that knows…

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3 Things You Must Do in Establishing a Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Database

When you start your career in commercial real estate brokerage, you really do need plenty of contacts and people to talk to, so that you can get some listings and inspections underway.  Most agents and brokers at the very beginning lack that all important contact list to get things started; interestingly some never really get…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Achieve Effective Direct Mail Strategies

In commercial real estate brokerage, the direct mail process has a place and relevance if you are looking to find and convert new business leads.  Certainly emails exist as a convenient communication tool for everyone, but most emails of a marketing nature are deleted very quickly.  If you want your marketing message to be considered,…

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How to Convert FSBO Listings in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage there is some value in chasing listings that are ‘for sale by owners’ (FSBO) but only if the listing and or the client offers promise of a positive result, and the asking price or rent is right.  Make no mistake that many agents continually chase these listings, given the odd…

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Specific Prospecting Lessons for Commercial Real Estate Brokers and Agents

If you want to attract some real property enquiry and new business opportunities in commercial real estate brokerage then your prospecting model is very important.  The things that you do every day will put you closer to or further away from your listing and commission targets. Your new business system Here are some specific prospecting…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – How to Make More Appointments with New Prospects

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As you look around the property market today you can see lots of property types and people in different categories.  Pick a few categories that allow you to drill down into real property specialisation.  What are you good at?  What do you know a lot about?  Those two questions will help you show the prospects…

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Commercial Property Managers – Why New Business Plans and Actions are So Important

Far too many commercial property managers become ‘swamped’ with the events of the day and the working week, thereby overlooking the requirements for new business and portfolio expansion. Every property manager should have a degree of focus and have time set aside every day for new business activity.  Yes, I know that there are a…

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Commercial Real Estate Broker Prospecting – Shortlist a Selection of Top Clients and Quality Properties

When you consider your property market and particularly the commercial properties in your location, there will be a good selection of quality clients and quality properties for you to work on.  You can and should shortlist a number of those clients and properties for future focus within your prospecting activities.  Determine where the best levels…

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3 Highly Effective Systems to Follow in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Prospecting

The commercial real estate market has change significantly over the last 5 to 10 years.  That being said, there are always good new business opportunities available for commercial real estate brokers and agents to find, providing of course they know how to look for the best clients and the quality listings.  Choosing between ordinary properties…

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