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Rainmaker
805,767
Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

It involves rum, a cigar, a dead chicken, a cauldron and that's probably more than you need to know. But it works for me! Truly, I don't really do that much prospecting. It kind of just all comes to me. But that takes time.

Nov 18, 2018 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
3,648,929
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393

There are many forms that no /low $ cost including networking(face-to-face), open house events(an opportunity to meet neighbors as well as potential buyers / sellers. If you/one has more $ to spend direct mail(post cards) is/can be effective.  Try and find out what works best---there are more to choose on/off-line. Share your success stories if you like/want. Brainstorming can be good too.

Nov 18, 2018 07:23 AM
Rainmaker
3,422,223
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

Contacting SOI and direct mail with a call to action.

Nov 18, 2018 07:09 AM
Rainmaker
4,865,049
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Face to face, old fashioned and it works!

Nov 18, 2018 06:58 AM
Rainmaker
2,551,264
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

This reminds when I first became an agent & heard the word "prospecting" for the first time. Whats an old guy with a pick plus a mule to do with Real Estate? 

Nov 18, 2018 07:19 AM
Rainmaker
1,735,093
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor

Making an extra effort to get out into the public and shaking hands has always been my favorite and most effective method of prospecting.

Nov 18, 2018 06:59 AM
Rainmaker
3,463,507
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

I have written numerous posts about how I "prospect" my data basis to generate repeat and referral business which represents more than 75% of my business.

Nov 18, 2018 07:56 AM
Ambassador
1,706,647
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

Public speaking.

Nov 18, 2018 07:24 AM
Rainmaker
1,021,424
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

Calls

Notes

Pop-bys

Client Meals

Client Parties

For Sale Signs

Yelp.com

Nov 18, 2018 07:21 AM
Rainmaker
1,996,791
Andrew Mooers | 207.532.6573
MOOERS REALTY - Houlton, ME
Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker

Dig deep, make it consistent and over time the pick axe and shovel glean good nugget listings, real estate sales. How do we all prospect, let me count the ways. Your SOLD signs, farming lists, how you do your job causes the phone to ring, the email server to glow red hot. Following answers. 

Nov 18, 2018 07:19 AM
Ambassador
3,699,860
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The right Charlotte REALTOR!

It's really simple & fun - keep in touch with my sphere! Repeat and referral clients are my lifeline, 90-95% of my business. 

I do also farm neighborhoods and maintain a website & blog. This is the 'icing on the cake' 5-10% of my business.

Nov 18, 2018 08:05 AM
Rainmaker
3,593,625
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Years ago I chased expireds, but pressing the flesh and working referrals is a bit easier and a better return!

Nov 18, 2018 07:16 AM
Ambassador
2,462,407
Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

SOI and referrals from past clients.

Nov 18, 2018 11:01 AM
Rainmaker
5,357,554
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

I have two prime methods.....prime being the operative word... direct mail marketing for listings, always!!

face to face with people who know people for land, builders and leads in general...

 

Nov 18, 2018 10:56 AM
Rainmaker
866,272
Doug Dawes
Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA - Georgetown, MA
Your Personal Realtor®

At this stage of my life it's primarily referrals

Nov 18, 2018 02:52 PM
Rainmaker
1,337,432
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

My major prospecting method is my website Dr. Karen Lewis, Broker 305-3231556 

Nov 18, 2018 01:29 PM
Rainmaker
1,610,436
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Like Barb Todero, postcard mailings.

Nov 18, 2018 11:16 AM
Rainmaker
5,822,077
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Face to face contacts are always the most effective.

Nov 18, 2018 10:02 AM
Rainer
134,511
Anthony Kirlew
Group 46:10 Network @ eXp Realty - Gilbert, AZ
Helping You Make Fiscally Sound Choices

I just created a post based on a great lead gen video by Knolly Williams 

https://activerain.com/blogsview/5300176/are-you-using-the-3-lead-bucket-strategy-to-get-more-listings-

He discusses a great 3 lead bucket strategy which I am implementing.

Nov 18, 2018 08:53 AM
Rainmaker
2,877,911
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Mostly Internet ... 20% direct mail to highly targeted prospects. 

Nov 18, 2018 08:40 AM
Rainmaker
4,432,838
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Mail post cards.

Nov 18, 2018 08:00 AM
Rainmaker
773,887
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

Door knocking. Direct mail. Cold phone calls. Boring but effective.

Nov 18, 2018 07:59 AM
Ambassador
4,698,670
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

I mostly prospect for Talent, then coach them to success.

Nov 18, 2018 06:48 PM
Rainmaker
3,167,457
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

The top 2 ways i get business are referalls and my Active Rain blog. Most of my prospecting is a result of both. Online and offlines. 

Nov 18, 2018 03:05 PM
Rainmaker
1,084,404
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

give clients a break during holidays...... More human approach....

Nov 18, 2018 03:20 PM
Rainmaker
1,042,057
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

Round about the couldron go: In the poisones entrails throw.

Toad,that under cold stone Days and nights has thirty-one Sweated venom sleeping got, Boil thou first in the charmed pot. Double,double toil and trouble; Fire burn and cauldron bubble. Fillet of a fenny snake,

In the cauldron boil and bake; Eye of newt and toe of frog, Wool of bat and tongue of dog, Adder's fork and blindworm's sting, Lizard's leg and howlet's wing.

For charm of powerful trouble, Like a hell-broth boil and bubble. Double,double toil and trouble; Fire burn and couldron bubble. Scale of dragon,tooth of wolf, Witch's mummy, maw and gulf Of the ravin'd salt-sea shark, Root of hemlock digg'd in the dark, Liver of blaspheming Jew; Gall of goat; andslips of yew silver'd in the moon's eclipse; Nose of Turk, and Tartar's lips; Finger of birth-strangled babe

Ditch-deliver'd by the drab,-Make the gruel thick and slab: Add thereto a tiger's chaudron, For ingrediants of our cauldron. Double,double toil and trouble, Fire burn and cauldron bubble.

Northern Virginia Home Buyers Agent Listing Specialist Dave Martin ComeHomeVirginia.com

When that FAILS talking to people works very well too! 

Nov 23, 2018 02:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,833,002
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931

I want Candice A. Donofrio method! 

Nov 18, 2018 10:15 PM
Rainmaker
3,985,569
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Personal contact and everything else

Nov 21, 2018 07:41 PM
Rainmaker
4,340,861
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I do lots of different things, different types of clients/potential clients.

Nov 21, 2018 09:13 AM
Rainmaker
4,798,675
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Phone, email, tax records, appointments.

Nov 19, 2018 05:40 AM
Rainmaker
1,382,781
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Referrals.

Nov 18, 2018 09:50 PM