Real Estate Marketing 2013-Top 5 Things to Avoid

The end is near…not the world, just the year 2012.  Now is the time of year where we look back and see if our hard work paid off and we met our goals.  Did you sell the amount of homes you were looking to sell?  Did you gain more clients?  Did you branch out in your Real Estate marketing and try something new like Video or a Blog?  Did you make your money goal or GCI?  Now is also the time where you as Realtors are being bombarded by people, Title Companies, and Mortgage Lenders offering to help you with “Goal Planning for 2013.”  Should you goal plan?  Of course!  Its important to set goals and work to meet them.  The real issues is WHERE you get your information and from WHOM.  The way the consumer gets their information on pretty much anything has changed dramatically in the past few years and with it must the mindset of the Real Estate agent.  So, going forward there are things you need to certainly Avoid in your Real Estate Business in 2013.  Here they are:

Your 2013 Real Estate Marketing Plan…Time to Upgrade!

This week is Thanksgiving! Wow…how did 2012 fly by so quickly?  In the Title business this is my least favorite time of the year.  Not because I don’t like the holidays…I love them!  The reason I don’t like this time of the year is because Realtors and Lenders usually take this 5 week span and do a big exhale in their business.  They take time off…not working, or ramping up their marketing plan for the next year.  When Realtors and Lenders don’t work that means slower months for the Title Company.  What separates Top Agents from Mediocre Agents?  These 5 weeks.  In these next 5 weeks the top agents will be preparing and setting the table for 2013 ramping up so when Christmas ends…they hit the ground running in January.  There are things that you can do to re-evaluate your current marketing plan…is it working?  What needs to change?  NOW is the time to ramp up your 2013 Real Estate Marketing plan …lets go!