I would do this through social media marketing, direct mail, walking a neighborhood, and making phone calls. I would also schedule an open house every weekend in the neighborhood or niche property that I am targeting. I want to talk to as many homeowners as I can the first month back in the business.
3) Get an IDX Website
It is no secret that one of the most popular topics searched on the internet is real estate. If you go to Google right now and type in real estate, over 3 billion results are available.
With that being said, it is still important for you to have your own little piece of the web and make sure it offers IDX. That will allow me to offer home searching functionality on your site. It will also be mobile compatible.
By 2015, half of the Internet will be accessed through a mobile device. I would want to make sure that my site works nicely on a tablet or smart phone.
Read the remaining tips in “5 Tips to Succeed in Real Estate Sales Today” on the Clean Slate Blog.
Karlton Utter is the Director of Learning Technologies and Solutions at Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate.