Archive for November 1, 2011
If you are new to the real estate business, you may be wondering how you are going to start your career with today’s tough housing market. The economy has not made a full recovery, and the housing market probably will not bounce back any time soon. Competition among real estate agents is fierce, and new agents have to give themselves an edge if they hope to survive.
All of the experienced real estate agents understand that they need to constantly market themselves if they have to achieve long-term success. There are many different marketing methods available today thanks to all of the technological advances that we have had in the recent years. The booming technology business does not seem to be slowing down, and perhaps that is why real estate text marketing works so well for new real estate agents.
Real estate text marketing is a system that enables text messages to be sent automatically when potential buyers inquire about one of your listings. The beauty of real estate text marketing is that so many people can be easily reached when there is new information regarding property in their area. Many of these people will not respond to the text messages, but out of all the people that receive messages through real estate text marketing, a handful of them many contact you for further information. This is how real estate text marketing helps new real estate agents solve their initial problem: generating leads. Once you are already speaking with a client, finding them something that can make them happy is what you have already been trained for and have some experience in doing. It is making that initial first contact that can be so difficult, and real estate text marketing essentially does the hard part for you.
You can hire a professional to set up your real estate text marketing program, or you can look up information on setting up your own real estate text marketing software. Having a professional do something is always your best bet, but if you can find software that will allow you to generate similar leads at a lower initial cost then this may be your wisest business move.