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Real Estate Strategies to Break Out of the Box

August 06 2015

ss break out of box 1A change has to be made if you want a different outcome than what is present already.

What do you want to see in your career and life? Does that vision line up with what your life actually looks like? If your answers to those two questions don't match, it's time to make a change.

With any change, you have to have a plan. You cannot expect something to just happen and voila! You are magically doing it right! No, you need strategy. You may have everything you need and are doing a lot right already, but you are stuck in "the box" of only doing things a certain way. Sometimes, we need creative ideas to help us think differently.

3 Real Estate Strategies to Break You Out of "The Box"

Out with Old Real Estate Strategies

ss break out of box 2That 10-year-old headshot needs to go. When was the last time you really invested in quality branding? The key here is to have a good strategy for branding yourself. Check out this helpful compilation of branding techniques.

What tech are you using? Are you on social media? The correct response here is, "I'm using the latest productivity tools and have successful social media accounts!" If you cannot say that sentence with confidence, its time to re-evaluate.

Millennials are a big group of buyers right now and understanding what they want is huge. Having a clear plan for how you post on social media will be a major determining factor of getting your name out there. Are you on Instagram? You should be.

Using technology is also extremely important. Consumers are used to doing transactions electronically and can get things at the touch of their fingertips. Staying on top of the latest tech will help ensure you stay up to date with your buyers.

Think Like an Expert

ss break out of box 3An expert is "a person who has a comprehensive and authoritative knowledge of or skill in a particular area."

How does anyone become or think like an expert? Here are some helpful resouces to get in the head of top producers:

Take Risks

ss break out of box 4Sometimes, you're just going to have to put yourself out there.

Helpful questions to ask yourself are "How can I make this better?" and "How can I do this differently?"

To get your creative juices flowing, here are some fun Pinterest inspired open house ideas.

With anything new, it can be a little scary. The thing with risks is that, yes, it can go south sometimes. A key to this is to keep trying until you find something that works for you. Even if it's just one or two things, trying out something new that not everyone is doing could really pay off in the long run.

There are a lot of real estate professionals who are trying to do the same thing you are--sell to clients. What is going to make you stand out from the crowd?

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