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Rainmaker
3,860,081
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Find a mentor and jump in and get your feet wet!

Jun 02, 2017 07:14 PM
Rainmaker
242,261
Joseph Domino 480-390-6011
HomeSmart - Scottsdale, AZ
Real Estate Made Easy

Do not be afraid to pick up the phone and talk to someone.  Most new agents, especially young ones, think they can text their way to success. 

Jun 02, 2017 07:35 PM
Rainmaker
1,720,261
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

time block!and lead gen

Jun 02, 2017 07:20 PM
Rainmaker
750,252
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Take your time learning how to do all this.

Jun 03, 2017 08:52 AM
Ambassador
1,656,841
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Have reserves.

Jun 03, 2017 06:05 AM
Rainmaker
781,828
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

"One thing?"

I would start there.

THERE IS NO ONE THING.

Jun 03, 2017 04:33 AM
Rainmaker
777,842
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

If you aren't sure how well you will do lead generating join a team or broker who can mentor and provide leads. -Kasey

Jun 02, 2017 09:24 PM
Ambassador
3,983,773
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Consider everyone you meet a prospect and never quit asking for the business.

Jun 02, 2017 07:35 PM
Rainmaker
1,020,736
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

It's all in the FOLLOW UP! Learn to always make that a priority.

Jun 03, 2017 08:27 AM
Rainmaker
942,583
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor e-Pro, CRS, RCS-D, Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Build your sphere of influence so you can fill your CRM and work it regularly!

Jun 03, 2017 08:10 AM
Rainmaker
2,827,766
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

No matter what ... treat others they way you want to be treated ... honestly, fairly, ethically .... you know the rest.

Jun 03, 2017 07:30 AM
Rainmaker
1,338,967
Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl
Samsel & Associates - Clark, NJ
The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate

Network - formally and informally!

Jun 03, 2017 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
3,054,229
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Join Active Rain!! 

Jun 03, 2017 06:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,560,516
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Hold on to your lead list adn your wallet tighter.

Jun 03, 2017 06:04 AM
Rainmaker
1,371,144
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Start blogging NOW !   

Jun 03, 2017 05:55 AM
Ambassador
4,301,228
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Ginger Harper - KEEP CALM and WORK BY REFERRAL (Thanks to Buffini & Company.)

Jun 02, 2017 11:01 PM
Ambassador
4,376,558
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Never stop learning

 

Jun 02, 2017 10:39 PM
Rainmaker
142,536
Diana White-Pettis
Bennett Realty Solutions - Upper Marlboro, MD
GRI, CDPE, CNE, WHC Upper Marlboro Homes for Sale

Get a coach and embrace accountability.

Jun 02, 2017 07:22 PM
Rainer
3,495
ZENA GUNSUR
KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY - Eglin AFB, FL
Military relocation

get those business cards ready and put them to work... be social and meet people...

Jun 03, 2017 03:29 PM
Rainmaker
5,511,443
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Be well prepared before meeting with buyers and sellers.

Jun 03, 2017 12:15 PM
Rainer
258,789
Mick Michaud
Distinctly Texas Lifestyle Properties, LLC Office:682/498-3107 - Granbury, TX
Your Texas Lifestyle is Here!

Find a good mentor.

Jun 03, 2017 11:51 AM
Ambassador
2,364,510
Fred Griffin, on leave of absence from ActiveRain
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Persist.

Jun 03, 2017 11:35 AM
Rainmaker
5,125,640
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

learn to market online and offline.....

Jun 03, 2017 10:02 AM
Rainmaker
274,238
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Be ready to work your own business, because it's the hardest at the beginning, since it's a business that you 'build on' Ginger Harper .  Fortunately at the beginning, you are excited and have alot of energy and knowledge for your 'New Adventure in Life'!

Jun 03, 2017 08:59 AM
Rainmaker
3,130,175
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Prospect every day

Jun 03, 2017 04:51 AM
Rainmaker
3,218,451
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Learn everything you can about your market and make sure you have a CRM from day one.

Jun 03, 2017 04:13 AM
Rainmaker
169,629
Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
Century 21 Doug Anderson - Lancaster, CA
Glad to be of Service 661-714-1643

Talk, email and text to any and all on a daily basis.

Jun 03, 2017 12:15 AM
Rainer
304,654
Melissa Jackson
Citiwide Alliance Realty - Weatherford, TX
Helping You Make The Right Move

Learn how to generate leads and work on your data base daily.  

Jun 02, 2017 09:14 PM
Rainmaker
2,486,292
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Open your ears & reduce your mouth unless you are asking questions 

Jun 02, 2017 08:40 PM
Rainmaker
3,983,763
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Every bad deal I run into that cost me time and money

Jun 02, 2017 08:37 PM
Ambassador
3,448,721
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Create a database of everyone you know, add to it daily and keep in touch wiht each and every one of them...forever more!

Jun 02, 2017 08:21 PM
Rainmaker
1,384,627
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

Ginger Harper I would help them so they wouldn't have to reinvent the wheel by mentoring them.

Jun 02, 2017 07:19 PM
Rainmaker
1,040,855
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

If you aren't sure how well you will do lead generating join a team

Jun 15, 2018 06:50 PM
Rainmaker
4,162,576
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Review the contracts over and over to know exactly what they say.

Jun 05, 2017 07:14 AM
Rainmaker
4,797,884
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Get a mentor.

Jun 04, 2017 04:58 AM
Ambassador
3,103,806
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Put money aside from every one of your transactions for estimated tax payments.

Jun 03, 2017 06:45 PM
Rainer
1,765
Sharon Conklin
Berkshire Hathaway - Las Vegas, NV
Sales agent and senior specialist

Join a team

Jun 03, 2017 04:39 PM
Rainmaker
1,265,262
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Don't give zillow any money!

Jun 03, 2017 04:38 PM
Rainmaker
3,246,938
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Listen to You Tube people like Tom Ferry.

Jun 03, 2017 12:05 PM
Ambassador
1,614,090
Harry F. D'Elia
RentVest - Phoenix, AZ
Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR

be ready to work

Jun 03, 2017 07:32 AM
Rainmaker
745,835
Olga Simoncelli
Veritas Prime, LLC dba Veritas Prime Real Estate - New Fairfield, CT
CONSULTANT, Real Estate Services & Risk Management

Make sure you are with a supportive, mentoring broker.

Jun 03, 2017 07:32 AM
Rainmaker
1,036,474
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

With the strong economy unless you do not want to accept an intern job making $90,000.00+ a year, can you think of any thing else other than being a realtor who starts out with nothing?  Have not seen any rookie walked into real estate for awhile.

Jun 02, 2017 10:01 PM
Rainmaker
4,580,075
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I agree with Dorie Dillard 

Jun 02, 2017 09:31 PM