Diyana Noncheva (Royal LePage Terrequity)

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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Tell whole World - you are Realtor. 

Oct 01, 2018 12:44 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

While I am not a fan of open houses - and rarely host them ... hosting open houses is a great way to pick up buyers.  
I wish you all the best in life and much success in your real estate career.

Oct 01, 2018 12:19 PM
Debe Maxwell, CRS | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

Diyana, work your sphere, do open houses, network, volunteer...

Spend at LEAST 40 hours a week prospecting for business and it will be there for you!

Oct 01, 2018 04:51 PM
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

Put yourself where you will meet lots of people to see if there are connections. 

Oct 01, 2018 01:50 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Open houses; contacting everyone in your data base; networking.

Oct 01, 2018 01:05 PM
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL



Start with friends and family


And blogging. 

Oct 01, 2018 12:47 PM
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

Open Houses for other agents in your office is good experience. Also, let everyone you know that you are an agent. Start a farm area and post card mailing campaign.

Oct 01, 2018 01:22 PM
Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

Network, network and network. Do many Open Houses with an experienced and successful mentor.

Oct 01, 2018 12:33 PM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Your sphere of influence is a start. 

Oct 01, 2018 05:24 PM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

I love the "Sphere of influence" method of finding buyers and sellers Diyana Noncheva . Get out and active in your community and they will come to you.

Oct 01, 2018 05:24 PM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

offer to host an open house for someone who has many listings and does not have enough coverage available...

Oct 01, 2018 04:59 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

Meet people, ask for business, stay connected and work hard and network.

Oct 01, 2018 04:44 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

The best way to get a buyer is get a listing. Listings attract buyers. Sold listings attract more sellers. 

Oct 01, 2018 04:29 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Tell everyone you know you are in the business. Go to broker opens and let other agents know who you are. Hold open houses for others.

Oct 01, 2018 03:37 PM
Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY
Miramar Beach, Florida - Santa Rosa Beach, FL

Knowledge, skills and activities


Oct 01, 2018 02:49 PM
Diyana Noncheva
Royal LePage Terrequity - Toronto, ON

Thanks for your helpfully answers everyone:) ! 

All the best !!

Oct 01, 2018 02:23 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


I think you have some great advice, and I wish great luck.  A

Oct 01, 2018 01:03 PM
The Villages Realty
The Villages Realty - San Jose, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

I strongly suggest start out doing Open Houses among other things.  the whole secret is to get in front of buyers and sellers.  Work your spheree of influence as well.  Good luck.

Oct 01, 2018 08:16 PM
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Open Houses worked for me, and if you have a niche or farm an area, stay within that area, though it doesn't have to be the same house every week.  Be consistent though, so that folks will recognize your name in that community, and Best of Luck Diyana Noncheva.  And let anyone and everyone know you are a realtor, and would love to work with them, to help them get their Dream Home! 

Oct 01, 2018 07:01 PM
Kevin J. May
Florida Supreme Realty - Hobe Sound, FL
Serving the Treasure & Paradise Coasts of Florida

Diyana, it might take some time to tune in but soon you'll be hearing the sounds of real estate in conversation everywhere you go. The questions abound and hopefully you can give the answers at the most opportune moment. All you need to do is listen!

Oct 01, 2018 06:30 PM
Diana Dahlberg
1 Month Realty - Pleasant Prairie, WI
Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563

Tell everyone you know about your new profession ... and volunteer to do Open Houses for all the agents in your company.  

Oct 01, 2018 06:21 PM
Steven Nickens
Hawaii Life Real Estate Brokers - Wailea, HI
R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii

Friends and family to start with.

Oct 01, 2018 05:14 PM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Network with everybody you know and make sure they receive your weekly emails.

Oct 01, 2018 02:21 PM
Maria Sapio
Keller Williams of Central PA - Carlisle, PA
Real Estate Agent- Carlisle, PA.

Congratulations  - As a new agent, your closest sphere of friends and family are your best marketers.  Soon, you will be able to add your clients into that mix....

Oct 01, 2018 01:33 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

Just got my license!  Congrats.

But, you really can do nothing until you select and sign an agreement with a brokerage.  That decision may create collateral you can leverage or even some folks with whom you can consult regarding your question. This is why I always suggest the newbie get that 30 day commitment from the broker. Such a commitment quite directly address this issue.

The #1 thing for you today is to create something of value to share or talk about. Here are some suggestions:

1. Have a chat with a local home insurance BROKER and discuss some of the pressing issues, ways to save money on insurance premiums and any special offers. Home insurance brokers are a incredible source of information and a resource to leverage to bring your value to the front of the picture.  Later you will realize how incredibly this will prove to me as you attract buyers.

2. Talk to mortgage brokers and discuss any  of their plans and most definitely about any program money for down-payment assist or 'habitat type' redevelopment opportunities.

Your state may even have a 'lost funds' department. You may be able to literally find LOST MONEY for those who have been renting for years. These dollars most often come from utility companies and stocks that were retained by a former employer.

3. The hardest is to burn some real mental energy and discover what value you actually bring to the table. All that real estate agent and REALTOR gobbly gook is the opposite of VALUE in the eyes of your new client. (Hint: ask those who know you well, that you know you helped, about what they saw in you as you helped them.)  This is where the rubber meets the road...the real you....the you around which you want to construct your business.  Most agents can not answer this question. They will resort to Success Theater, Vanity Metrics or Surrogate Endpoints.  However, you could choose to start our differently. It is a good thing you have no data to mis-represent.

Yes, I know you are a newbie. Wisdom, compassion, people skills, organization, confidence, vision and passion are all attributes that influence/affect those around you. They are of VALUE.

As you can see, by now you actually have something to talk about and have found your passion with which to engage in that conversation. So put on your big girl pants and take the BIG leap.

In the community you identified in your business plan, the one with the mobility, value and portals of access that support your income goal, take a walk and introduce yourself and 'share' some information that homeowner will find very beneficial.

You bet this is the scariest of all options from which to choose. Face your fears and overcome them. It is best to discover you don't have what it takes  early then to allow a depleted bank account make that decision for you.

Now, what do you have the most of Time or Money?

Which are you willing to spend? If you choose money, you still need to have something to talk about AND the value your friends say you represent. So whether you are buying FB ads, adwords. direct response marketing or hosting open houses be clear on your USP, the value you bring and make sure the excitement can be seen on your lips and in your eyes.

Best of success,


Oct 01, 2018 12:53 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Wishing you great success and would take the advice of holding open houses,meeting people and practicing how you want to introduce yourself. A new agent in our office held an open house for another agent and she sold it! Believe it or not a neighbor wanted the house..they did not need to sell theirs to make the purchase but she is listing their home after they close and move in! So she has 2 sales..a buyer sale and a new happens!!

Oct 01, 2018 07:53 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Get some listings, they are like bait for buyers.

Oct 01, 2018 05:17 PM
Fred Griffin Florida Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

Hi, Diyana

         Please read my post on Advice for New Agents

Oct 01, 2018 03:24 PM
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

I recommend joining a team or a brokerage that mentors and provides leads. -Kasey

Oct 01, 2018 08:19 PM
Michael J. Perry
KW Elite - Lancaster, PA
Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist

Join a Team

Oct 01, 2018 06:52 PM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Send a letter out to everyone who can send referrals telling them you are now a realtor. Next is open house from agents in your office.

Oct 01, 2018 06:36 PM
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT

List properties.

Oct 02, 2018 06:02 AM
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

Create a database of all the people you know and already do business with - where do you spend your money regularly? Then, start announcing you are a REALTOR to them. Also, open houses. Host as many as you can for the agents in your office and in other offices too.

Oct 02, 2018 04:11 AM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

If you don't have any listings work open houses for other agents in your office.  And as Valeria Mola said let everyone know you are in real estate.  Ask for the business ask for referrals.

Oct 02, 2018 03:56 AM
Jerry Thomas-Construction Loans
Cranbrook Loans - Farmington Hills, MI
Construction Loans in MI, OH, VA, GA and FL.

Friends and family, work with your broker.

Oct 02, 2018 03:24 AM
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

#1. Talk to friends and family.

#2. Join a club or referral group.

#3. Work floor or open houses.

#4. Work internet leads.

Oct 01, 2018 09:07 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

There is no ONE best method. Network, tell everyone you know you are now in the business, do open houses. And get to know, and learn from, people here on AR!! Good luck and keep us posted!!

Oct 01, 2018 08:13 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

Who wouldnt want to own a home? Its the HOW that needs explaining. Approach this from a marketing point of view. Renters is an obvious choice

Oct 01, 2018 07:55 PM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Hopefully your broker cares and can be a mentor.

Oct 01, 2018 07:39 PM
Romylio "Romeo" Cordoba - NSB Realtor
Adams Cameron and Co. Realtors - New Smyrna Beach, FL
Daytona Beach Real Estate Agent

FB, SOI, attend events, let everyone know you are a Realtor.

Oct 03, 2018 01:44 AM
Eagle Ridge Realty
Eagle Ridge Realty - Gilroy, CA
"Our Performance Will Move You!"

Work your sphere of influence.  Family, friend, social groups, Kid's friends families.  Get the word out that you are now in real estate.

Oct 02, 2018 08:42 AM
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Sphere of influence.

Oct 02, 2018 05:50 AM
Jennifer Mackay
Counts Real Estate Group, Inc. - Panama City, FL
Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582

There is no "best" way - IMO - get a website, turn on PPC and get some leads going

Oct 02, 2018 04:11 AM
Jon Quist
Tucson's BUYERS ONLY Realtor since 1996

Good place to start is by putting together a complete profile here on AR. Also a good web site is helpful. And, yes, a well prepared open house is a great place to meet potential buyers (and sellers). Visit other open houses to get a feel as to what looks good.

Oct 31, 2018 12:54 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

work apartment building

Oct 07, 2018 06:34 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

If your office has floor time, or tell everyone you know you now are a REALTOR.

Oct 06, 2018 08:47 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Talk to everyone you know

Oct 03, 2018 05:14 PM
Realtyna Inc
Realtyna - Newark, DE
Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services

You have a lot of great answers here, and I don't want to repeat any of them. 
I would also add, it is so important to become a "neighborhood expert." So, might be helpful to go about it in a "boots on the ground" method. 

walk the neighborhood, knock on doors and simply introduce yourself, get involved in the community and join some clubs or organizations for your community. This will help you grow your first base. 

Then, of course, starting your online presence with a website and integrated listings once you are ready for that investment :) 

Realtyna has loads of blogs about this on our LinkedIn and website (although, a little new on here, so not as many)

Oct 03, 2018 03:50 AM
Joyce Marsh
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Daytona Beach, FL
Joyce Marsh Real Estate LLC - Coast & Luxury

Networking and prospecting. Contacting your sphere. Establish your database. Wishing you great success. 

Oct 03, 2018 12:00 AM
Don Baker
Lane Realty - Eatonton, GA
Lake Sinclair Specialist

I get mine from my broker wife

Oct 02, 2018 03:01 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

reach out to agents in your office to find out if you can hold their listings open on the weekends.

Oct 02, 2018 02:49 PM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Hold open houses for agents with listings.

Oct 02, 2018 01:20 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I like Kathleen Daniels answer

Oct 02, 2018 12:03 PM
Denise Ho
Real Estate eBroker Services - San Diego, CA
Real Estate Agent

You can start prospecting with your family, friends and neighborhood. 

Oct 02, 2018 09:29 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Host other agent's open houses.

Oct 02, 2018 06:38 AM