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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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – Opportunity Knocks Every Day

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In commercial real estate brokerage, you will meet plenty of people and engage in many different business situations.  People create business, and people should be at the center of any business model for agents and brokers.  Relationships create opportunities.  Trust is also part of the equation. (NB – you can get plenty of commercial real…

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A Critical Weekly System for Attracting New Business in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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In commercial real estate, every broker or agent should have a specific prospecting model that they work to each week as part of attracting good quality clients and listings.  The specific nature of the model will allow each agent and broker to refine activities and results when it comes to property choices and listing strategies. …

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How Success Breeds Success in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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The successes that you create in commercial real estate brokerage can be a foundation from which to expand your market share and client base. Every successful sales or lease transaction can be something to communicate back to the market, and share with interested parties such as business leaders and local investors. (NB – you can…

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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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Effective Strategies to Win Commercial Real Estate Listings and New Business

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In the role of a commercial real estate agent, take the time to understand what is happening in your property market and where things may be headed from a supply and demand perspective.  Look to the future for leads and ideas when it comes to property sales, leasing, and property management. (NB – get our…

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Simple Things to Do in Commercial Real Estate Prospecting

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Every agent or broker in commercial real estate today should have a deliberate and direct prospecting model that they implement each and every day. In saying that, simplicity is preferable as you design the prospecting model to suit your own requirements and the properties in your location.   If you make things too hard or…

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How to Choose the Right Listing Source in Commercial Property

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As an agent or broker should have a few good listing systems as sources of new business.  In commercial real estate, the levels of listing activity will change during the year and will the levels of local business and investment sentiment.  Through all of that you really must have a few sources of listings driving…

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Prospecting and Focus Facts in Commercial Real Estate

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In todays program we cover 1. Ways to focus your prospecting and marketing, 2. Essential prospecting guidelines, 3. Priorities for a commercial broker or agent, 4. Great ways to use your spare time in brokerage. Commercial real estate training by John Highman. MP3 File

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The 5 Cold Calling Commandments that Work in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

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A lot of new agents and brokers in commercial real estate today struggle with the cold calling as part of a new business generation model. That is simply because they fail to master the process.  They do not recognize that prospecting via the telephone is an essential part of the property business; they then do…

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Full Coverage on Telephone Prospecting for Commercial Property Agents

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The telephone is an important tool when it comes to commercial real estate client contact and brokerage activity. You can use the telephone to a strategic advantage each and every working day. It can save you a lot of time, and help you move to the next level of activity in your real estate business.…

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Simple Formulas to Follow to Find Your Ideal Commercial Real Estate Market

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As you move through the commercial real estate year, understand the market conditions and the pressures and changes that apply locally. Look for the opportunities, and work with the best clients for the location. (N.B. these ideas are also sent out to regularly to our friends in Commercial Real Estate Online Snapshot to help amplify…

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How to Win More Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Business as a Specialist

Commercial real estate brokerage is not an industry for the fainthearted salesperson looking for a part time job. Real strategy and specialization is always required as part of a fixed business plan and action approach to the local property market. The word ‘local’ is really important here. Most of your new business will come ‘locally’.…

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Local Businesses are a Commercial Real Estate Opportunity

Delve into the pressures of the local business community if you want to find commercial real estate opportunity. See what is going on by street and location, and then ask plenty of questions in the local area. Talk to the right people. Connect with more new people every day. (N.B. these ideas are also sent…

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3 Profitable Listing Tactics in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

Certain things are better than others when it comes to growing your commercial real estate brokerage business.  Some of those things are also more important than others in the results that you seek.  When you understand those factors you can start to build your listings and commission business in the right way. When you focus…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokers – Should You Bother Working Old and Expired Listings

Some commercial real estate listings come and go from the market without much by way of results.  All types of issues could be behind a property not selling or leasing.  Look for the reasons that could stifle future enquiry and momentum. Some of the common problems to watch for are: Poor marketing Over pricing Lack…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokers – How to Improve You Client Contact Model and Why Do It

In commercial real estate brokerage there are factors of change happening in the property market all of the time.  Each year trends and enquiry rates shift and change both in sales and leasing.   To add to the confusion you get a lot of agents coming and going from the business. Some agents stay in the…

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Commercial Real Estate Brokerage – The Prospecting Mandate

In commercial real estate brokerage it is obligatory that every agent and every broker prospect for new business for a certain amount of time every day.  It is something that cannot be delegated or overlooked.  It is mandatory for each individual and it is quite specific as a process. Keep Prospecting Things Simple So what…

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