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2016 Snapshot: Productive Agents, Global Growth

RE/MAX agents combine their talents with the many competitive advantages of the premier brand in real estate.

Once again, RE/MAX Sales Associates everywhere demonstrated what’s possible when experienced, productive agents use the many unique competitive advantages of the brand. RE/MAX agents worldwide averaged 15.0 transaction sides (16.5 in the U.S. and 18.3 in Canada!) and closed more than 1.6 million transaction sides in 2016.

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Top 7 Tips N Tricks for your Zillow Profile!

Any business owner will know that you have to be where your consumers are and Zillow (like it or not) is the #1 real estate website for consumers so you should have a presence on this website.  Here are a couple tips and tricks to get the most from your account.

The good news for you is that it doesn’t cost a penny to have a rockstar profile!

  1.  Set up your complete Profile, Bio, photo, website, email, phone #, etc.
  2. Add in your past sales!  You can do this one by one by doing a search of an address and claiming the seller or buyer side OR you can download the past 3 years right from the MLS and email over to Zillow in a spreadsheet!  (Get with Heather and she will do this for you).
  3. Download the Zillow Premier App!  No, you do NOT need to be a Premier agent to download the app!  With this app you can manage you profile and get push notifications when someone contacts you regarding your listing or finds you as they are searching for agents on Zillow!
  4. Give your listings a video enhancement only available by using the zillow premier app and going to your property for a walk thru!  These videos are giving properties a HUGE advantage!
  5. Go into your listings and edit them.  Make sure that all of the information pulled correctly from the MLS AND you can add additional information that is not pulled from the feed!
  6. Make sure your listings have a minimum of 20 photos so they pull up on top of a search!  Don’t have that many photos of your listing?  No problem, use those area photos to fill up those extra spaces!
  7. Make sure you are asking for reviews!  You can send from your email or via text using your unique url in your account!  Did you know that you can get a review even if you never closed on a property?

 

Follow up Scripts

10-Day Lead Conversion Plan

Here are some other helpful videos!

Three Secrets to Win the First Conversation

The Ultimate 3 Point Plan to Double Your Conversion Rate

Fundamentals to Nurturing Your Lead Database

These are just the top tips but if you need ANY help getting your account up and going, set up your one on one meeting with Heather and she can guide you through every step!  She is also willing to go with you to your property to help you do your video walk thru of your listing!


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More Buyers and Sellers Think RE/MAX

Brand awareness matters. It determines what neighbors recommend to one another, the name consumers enter into search engines, and who people trust as their guide when making big life decisions – such as buying or selling a home. Which is why when a study shows RE/MAX is the real estate brand that comes to mind most, it’s a big deal.

Brand power – just part of the full package of experience and service RE/MAX agents bring to the table.

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Lunch & Learn – Take your marketing to the next level!

RE/MAX Elite Field Trip February 22nd!

Patrick Stracuzzi is a brilliant Realtor who shares his expert knowledge in Real Estate. With years of professional experience, he helps hundreds of families every year in the Treasure Coast find their dream home. He is dedicated to making a difference and proudly gives back to the community through charities and contributions. Now, being the #1 RE/MAX team in Florida, Patrick and his team is ranked #28 in the nation for the largest international company. With his franchise across the globe, in over 98 countries, Patrick has traveled all over the world to train and offer his expertise in Real Estate. He is widely recognized and even appeared in “The New York Times” as well as featured in the book “Billion Dollar Agent.” Among his incredible accomplishments, he has earned: The Diamond Award, Hall of Fame Award, The Circle of Legends Award.

Building his career from the bottom-up, Patrick is full of invaluable knowledge and experience that he would be honored to share. Please join us on February 22nd as we gather to hear some remarkable teaching from Patrick Stracuzzi.

Make sure to RSVP as soon as possible!  Limited seating and this event will book up fast!

RSVP to Sherrie Coleman: careerdevelopment@associated-realty.com

 

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RE/MAX Elite Year in Review

RE/MAX Elite had another record breaking year!

Take a peek at some of our highlights!



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2016 Annual Survey Results say…..

2016 Survey Results!

 

1. For our Training Classes, what topics are most important?

We will continue to keep our wide variety of classes on our schedule!  Of course we love taking requests for ideas too!

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2. How do you find out about our classes?

We will continue to add our events in all of the below, we are also looking to use a mass text message system for a reminder!

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3. When is the best time for classes / meetings?

We will continue to have our educational classes in the mornings!best_time_for_classes

4. When is the best day for classes?

Looks like any day exept Monday & Friday are good days!  This went back and forth from Tuesday to Wednesday so we will add some Wednesday classes and check out our attendance!

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5. Idea for Monthly Meetings?

We will continue to do our after hours Bunco, Happy Hour, Fundraisers, etc for our Monthly meetings!

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6. Should we do Quarterly Agent Challenges?

We had a blast with our Camp RE/MAX last year and will do that again this year are looking into another challenge to add this year as well!

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7. How should we celebrate Birthdays?

We asked this question again since we did have agents interested in the monthly gatherings but we will continue to do what we started this year and send out cards and social love!

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Suggestions to add/ remove:

We had some great responses and are looking to add your improvements to the office(s)!

  • We will be adding smart TV’s to our Palm Bay, Cocoa Beach and Merritt Island Offices so that you can use the conference room TV’s as a computer.  We will also be adding this feature the the current TV’s in the Melbourne office!
  • We are in the process of adding more office spaces to the Suntree location, getting our new Cocoa Beach up and running and will be expanding our Palm Bay location!
  • We will be working on a mass text message system for training and event reminders as well as a monthly schedule displayed at all offices by the copy machine.
  • We will be working on doing weekly quick video tutorials on different programs for those that can not make the hands on training classes.
  • We have already contacted RE/MAX, LLC and received the green light for a south Beachside office!  Once we have a few committed NEW agents for this location we will move forward with our 5th location!
  • We have already begun removing some of the cactus in our Melbourne office, we agree, those things are dangerous!  We are not sure what the developer was thinking!

Best suggestion…. We would love to build a second floor and incorporate a workout gym, sauna and possibly a hot tub but we need to work on other improvements first and then will look at these ideas!  😉

Thank you to everyone who participated in this years Survey!  This is YOUR office and we want to make sure you know that you are heard!  Tools that we implement are from your suggestions and we are always looking for input because we know that there is ALWAYS room for improvement!

JB, Lisi, Susan & Heather

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Announcing RE/MAX Elite Listing Autopilot!

We are super excited to announce our New Listing Autopilot Service to our agents!

Starting November 4th RE/MAX Elite will automatically be creating your print and digital listing materials. With every new listing, you will receive an email that includes links to marketing content that’s been pre-populated with your listing details and photos. You will get everything you need to quickly and easily market your listing – plus complete brand consistency. If you need to distribute or modify any of the marketing material in the email that is sent simply log into Design Center to edit.
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You will begin receiving emails from remaxelitelistings@gmail.com for all of your listings that will look like this:

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These projects are stored in your Design Center and you will have the ability to edit any of these projects! Changes you make to these listings will automatically change with the links as well so when you reduce the price, you can go back to these links to get the updated flyer, etc.

If the property is over $350,000 you will automatically receive the “RE/MAX Collections” Designs for these projects too!

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Even better news, your Design Center will now be upgraded to have UNLIMITED Storage!

 

CLICK THESE LINKS FOR SAMPLES!

PROPERTIES UNDER $350,000

FLYER | JUMBO POSTCARD | SINGLE PROPERTY WEBSITE | VIRTUAL TOURS

YouTube Video Same Template for all properties – These will automatically be published on a new YouTube Channel for these Videos.

PROPERTIES $350,000 AND ABOVE

FLYER | JUMBO POSTCARD | SINGLE PROPERTY WEBSITE | VIRTUAL TOURS

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

The photo and information displayed on these projects are pulled from your RE/MAX Design Center Profile.

If an agent misses or accidentally deletes one of these emails they can get links to the project the day after the listing is made active. Instructions for finding the links are found in this FAQ entry: Where can I find links to projects I’ve hosted, or for projects that were autocreated and hosted for me?

Agents who would like to make changes to the autocreated projects before sharing the links may find this FAQ entry to be helpful:
How do I make changes to a project I’ve already created, or a project that was autocreated for me?

Also, here are links to two pages that help agents understand the interaction between autocreated projects, and changes made to listings after the autocreated projects have been posted:

I’ve changed the text in the listing on my listing site. How do I update the text in the Design Center projects that were autocreated for this listing?

I’ve changed the photos in the listing on my listing site. How do I update the photos in the Design Center projects that were autocreated for this listing?

Important notes:

  • Active listings must be visible on remax.com and correctly associated with the agent, with syndication correctly configured in order for projects to be automatically created for active listings. If you are in need of instructions, please click here.

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Market Share Q3 Year Over Year

“In any operation, join up with the best. You will gain from the strengths from those around you”- Warren Buffett
If you are looking to MAX your career, click here!

Feel free to save and share these graphs on your social channels and in your listing presentations to show the power of the RE/MAX network in Brevard County!

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DO YOU HAVE THE DRIVE TO LEARN MORE?

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At RE/MAX Elite, we will help you master your real estate, technology and marketing skills with our weekly live or online training sessions.  We will also provide you with world class in-house coaches that have 50+ years combined experience!

In addition, we will Guarantee that you will make at least $25,000 more over the next 12 months at our brokerage than you did the last 12 months at your current brokerage, or we’ll pay you the difference*!

This is your chance of a lifetime, so don’t let this window of opportunity pass you by!

 

Take a peek at RE/MAX Elite to see how we can take your career to the MAX!

 

 

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National Ranking Identifies America’s Best Agents

National Ranking Identifies America’s Best Agents

More RE/MAX Agents in Annual Survey than Any Other Brand

DENVER – Real estate agents affiliated with RE/MAX have once again dominated the esteemed 2016 REAL Trends “America’s Best Real Estate Agents” ranking. RE/MAX agents accounted for 22 percent of those listed in the industry’s largest agent ranking based on homes sold in 2015.

RE/MAX agents are often recognized for their outstanding work and dedication to their home-buying and selling clients,” said Dave Liniger, RE/MAX CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman of the Board. “With RE/MAX agents representing more than one in five of ‘America’s Best Real Estate Agents,’ consumers understand that RE/MAX agents have the experience to get the job done in today’s market.”

RE/MAX affiliates accounted for 2,691 of the more than 12,000 participating agents in the survey, with nearly one-third more agents named than the next highest ranking brand. Coldwell Banker finished second and Keller Williams came in third.

The fourth annual survey groups agents by state and metro areas. Both individual agents and teams are recognized for sales volume and/or transaction sides. One-third are ranked for both, including 570 RE/MAX agents.

Facts about the qualifying RE/MAX agents and teams:
– RE/MAX agents and teams accounted for 28% of the rankings for transaction sides (2,458 of 8,674)
– The 1,635 individual RE/MAX agents who qualified for the survey averaged 71 transaction sides last year, and $29.6 million in sales volume
– 1,056 RE/MAX teams qualified for the survey averaging 141 transaction sides, and $52.4 million in sales volume

The “America’s Best” ranking is an offshoot of the REAL Trends “The Thousand,” as advertised in The Wall Street Journal. This report ranks the top 1,000 U.S. agents from a pool of more than 12,000 participating agents who met production minimums. Those named in “The Thousand” also are included in “America’s Best.”

In this year’s “The Thousand,” nearly 15% of the agents recognized were affiliated with RE/MAX, which is more than any other brand.

 

 

Source: RE/MAX Newsroom


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