Unlike most of our blogs this one will be a bit more text heavy but please bear with me. In fact, this is a blog about blogging. I realize that taking the time out of you day to write a blog seems tedious and time-consuming. However, blogging is a simple tool, that when utilized to it's fullest potential will bring innumerable benefits to your business.
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Selling a home is a BIG deal and if you're not going to brag about it, we'll do it for you. Here's a shoutout to the sales rockstars of the week. Keep up the hard work!
A couple of weeks ago a colleague of mine here at Übertor published a blog about Attracting Overseas Buyers with a Bilingual Website . I'd like to follow up on that since I can't stress enough how important it's become to cater to foreign investors. Merely adding a google translation widget on your site isn't going to cut it. It's about channeling an understanding for a different demographic, meeting needs and being relatable to this potential new customer.
We at Ubertor believe in awesome customer service. That is why our team is ready to chat with you if you have any questions from 7am to 9pm PST Monday to Friday. Through the past 8 years of providing this service, we have noticed similar questions that continue to re-surface. What we have below are the top 6 most frequently asked questions for 2014.
I was speaking with a client the other day about the "4 Hour Work Week" book. A very interesting read if your into learning how to leverage your time. We were discussing some of the books that have helped shape Ubertor or the way we think about the business. Here is a list of 7 books that have in some way helped shape Ubertor. (they are in no particular order)
Neighbourhood or niche websites are a great way to target a specific farming area. The key is building a website that provides value to your visitors, shares your knowledge on a specific topic, showcases properties for sale and most importantly depicts you as an expect in the area.
The first important point to understand is that having a website requires work! Many real estate agents think that you can just launch a website and it will work its "magic" and bring in the business. This is not how the internet works. Having a website is just like having a storefront. It takes work to make it work. (there are ways to get the work done without you doing it... see below)
Many Realtor website suppliers suggest they have "lead generators" built into their software. These lead generators are pushed upon agents that are usually not totally educated as to how the internet works and what a "lead" truly is.
I receive quite a few questions in my email inbox most of which I answer quickly back to the person that asked. Sometimes, I post that response here in my blog but not often enough. Adam Smith, a Realtor in White Rock commented in another post about my blog and what he likes about it. Here is what he had to say: