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4 Essential Tools for Real Estate Brokers and Agents

4 Essential Tools for Real Estate Brokers and Agents CRMs (Client Relationship Management Systems) Keeping track of clients and all of their corresponding information can be overwhelming for many agents. A comprehensive CRM is an essential tool for Real Estate professionals to manage and grow their sphere of influence. These systems remove the stress of trying to remember “Did I call that person back?” because with most modern CRM’s, that information is logged for future reference.

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How to Increase Agent Retention

Growth and Agent Retention Most Real Estate Brokers are looking to grow their agent count, volume, average sales price, and business as a whole. However, not every Real Estate Brokerage has the proper systems and procedures in place to facilitate this growth efficiently. Brokerages that offer user-friendly, convenient processes and organized systems to their agents usually have better agent retention. Focusing on agent retention is a crucial skill that top real estate brokers do to facilitate growth by keeping their current agents happy.

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Ylopo Integration and Partnership

Ylopo Integration and Partnership Does your Real Estate Brokerage use Ylopo for lead generation, advertising, or front-facing websites? TotalBrokerage is happy to announce that we have partnered with Ylopo to easily integrate all of your leads into TotalBrokerage’s comprehensive back office solution. Ylopo’s Lead Generation Social Lead Generation: Ylopo uses unique Dynamic Ads technology to upload millions of home listings directly into Facebook and Instagram effectively showing the right homes to the right people at the right times resulting in the highest quality homebuyer and homeseller leads.

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Optimizing Your Real Estate Brokerage for Growth

Most Real Estate Brokers are looking to grow their agent count, volume, average sales price, and their business as a whole. However, not every Real Estate Brokerage has the proper systems and procedures in place to facilitate this growth efficiently. What are some things you can do to ensure your brokerage is prepared for growth? Keep your current agents happy. Agents are the lifeblood of every real estate brokerage and are key to building a strong foundation for your brokerage moving forward.

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Combat the Changing Economy by Consolidating Expenses

With soaring home prices being accompanied by climbing mortgage rates, the real estate market is currently in a very unique position. Many are comparing the current situation to the 2008 housing bubble, but the foundation of the current market is much more stable than 2008 with borrowers being more qualified than ever and a tremendous amount of cash buyers as well. It is hard to predict what will happen in the coming years and months; however, there are a few things that you can do as a real estate broker to prepare for this.

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Why Every Real Estate Brokerage Needs a Unified Transaction Management Software

Real Estate transactions can be long-drawn out processes that usually include a plethora of phone calls, emails, texts, documents, signatures, monetary exchanges, inspections, etc. Keeping track of all this can be overwhelming, especially if you do not have the proper back office systems in place. Give Your Agents an Edge The best transaction management softwares provide agents and brokers the tools they need to stay on top of every step and activity of every transaction.

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Onboarding Agents Made Simple

Onboarding agents can be a complicated, time consuming, inconvenient process for both brokerages and agents if the right systems are not put in place. The paperwork alone can be overwhelming! Having a digital, straight-forward, painless onboarding process for new agents is a great way to make a positive first impression on new team members and increases agent retention rates. Easy to Use Checklists & Agent Onboarding Automation With TotalBrokerage, you can automate checklists and the entire agent onboarding process to digitally request the correct information, so the agent can complete it on their time and from the convenience of their mobile device or computer, streamlining the process and ensuring nothing is missed.

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5 Things Top Real Estate Brokers Do to Ensure Success

Want to know how to ensure your real estate brokerage becomes a success story? It’s not as hard as you might think. There are a few simple things you can do today to take your brokerage to the next level. Below, we list five things to get you and your brokerage going in the right direction, upgrading you to real estate royalty in no time! 5 Things Real Estate Brokers Do To Boost Success Recruit Top Quality Agents Ever heard the phrase, “You’re only as strong as your weakest link?

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How To Speed Up Your Real Estate Transactions & Maximize Efficiency

Managing real estate transactions is lengthy, time-consuming work. It’s not as simple as just signing over the deed and writing checks. The process requires extensive document control, back-and-forth communication and negotiations, inspections, financial management and so much more. Customers don’t want to deal with snail-like service and demand everything in an expeditious manner. They want to wrap up transaction issues with minimal delays, whether they’re buying or selling. This is particularly true in a time when tech makes it possible to get most things done in no time at all.

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Why Do Brokers Need a Separate Back Office and Website?

Having a separate real estate back office from your company’s real estate website is a valuable approach to your website management and overall business organizational structure. A well-managed front end website is the consumer facing home of your real estate business. It is one of the first places buyers and sellers connect to you when considering your company for their business. Your back office is where you actually run the business.

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