February 27, 2008
Unlock The Secrets Now
Steve Wolvers’ “The #1 Agent In Iowa” Unlock The Secrets Now
Nine bloggers active in the Denver Real Estate market give facts, figures and their personal impressions of what is happening in all areas of Denver and its suburbs at All Denver Real Estate
Mack Perry’s Atlanta Real Estate Blog
Pasadena Real Estate Blog by Deena & Doug Willis
Michael Gardner’s Malibu Real Estate Blog
Michael Oliver’s Tucson Real Estate Blog
Real Estate Growth Solutions by Darin & Lloyd Persinger
Realtor.com's Let's Talk
Some Canadian blogs: Blue Mountain Real Estate Blog, Montreal Real Estate Blog, Fraser and Stephen Winters Blog from St. John's Newfoundland, Doug Lasenby's Sarnia Real Estate, the Edmonton Real Estate Blog and Saskatoon Real Estate Blog
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and what about Canada's Greenest City - Vancouver in Beautiful British Columbia, consistently voted the top 3 cities in the world in which to live in?
Posted by: maggie chandler at Feb 28, 2008 5:17:34 PM
Woo hoo - now I feel like a rock star! Thanks for the link Hannan and thanks for noticing that there is life north of the border.
Posted by: Marg Scheben-Edey at Feb 29, 2008 10:51:24 AM
Thanks for the link! Hope all is well.
Posted by: Steve Winters at Mar 1, 2008 4:38:21 AM
i haven't been to vancouver in a long time, but when i was there last it was for hockey,, what a great city,,,
rick marnon, novi real estate
Posted by: novi real estate at Mar 4, 2008 5:08:37 AM
Hannan, what a great resource blog for Realtors. Thanks for sharing. I will be back soon to digest more of your great info.
Posted by: phoenix real estate at Mar 9, 2008 10:52:22 PM
Great insights into what is going on up north. I'm a transplant living down here in southern california and sometimes it's hard to get an insider scoop on what's going on. Thanks again.
Posted by: Condo Hotels at Mar 11, 2008 10:05:23 AM
Thank you very much for sharing such a wonderful blog......:)
Posted by: For Sale By Owner at Mar 17, 2008 3:17:56 AM
Thanks for the wonderful link. I appreciate it greatly.
Posted by: NewSunSEO at Mar 20, 2008 1:24:54 PM
Wow.. Thanks.. Great to link up with all these sites and time them into my Florida business.. Some of these people down here are too warm with excess sunshine and need some cold.. I'll send them to Vancover!
Posted by: thesarasotadeed.com at Mar 26, 2008 10:03:27 PM
That's my site.. I'll exchange links with all real estate sites around the country as well.. Just get to my site and email me and we'll make it happen..
Posted by: thesarasotadeed.com at Mar 26, 2008 10:05:45 PM
Would love for you to consider my blog at http://www.myactualprofits.com/wordpress/ for any future lists. I discuss my real estate developments and investments including lessons learned and actual profits made. Thanks.
Posted by: Terry at Apr 2, 2008 5:47:46 PM
What is Realtor Probate Marketing?
It's all about target marketing and timing!
Realtor probate marketing is about having the "focus of a laser beam" in helping the unique real estates needs of estate executors and professionals. The payoffs are HUGE!
Tapping into a Trillion Dollar Industry
Those Realtors who understand and apply their skills in this niche area probate marketing are tapping into a inexhaustible supply of high quality real estate listings. It is estimated that 6 million estates go through the probate (inheritance) process each year.
With the aging of the "baby boom" generation trillions of dollars in real estate pass through probate and estate settlement process annually, regardless of economic conditions.
To tap into this probate market Realtors need:
A comprehensive probate marketing plan & strategy
An education on probate terms and process
Leverage (a marketing advantage)
A commitment to excellence
Create Realtor Probate Marketing Plan
Realtors should apply a comprehensive strategy to achieve success with their probate marketing plan. The plan should focus on the specific steps in the process.
Steps in the Realtor probate marketing plan are;
probate client identification
Management skills are required to guide the maximum number of high quality probate listings through each step in the probate marketing plan. Hiring a probate marketing coach may be helpful in initiating a plan.
Client Acquisition - Find a way to identify a fresh batch of probate clients. One option is to search county records to identify estates going through the probate process. Another method is to join a organization that specializes in this area and can market for you. see: Realtor probate marketing specialists. Some probate specialists have access to on line obituaries and other valuable resources.
Power of the web - Million of estate executors each year use the Internet to get information on probate subjects, advertising on some of these leading sites offers easy entry into this lucrative marketing niche:
Get an Education in Probate Terms and Process
The probate process is dominated by attorneys who specialize in estate administration law. Additionally, the laws and and procedures that govern the probate process are state specific. Don't be intimidate by the process (like your competition is) get educated. To achieve professional acceptance from estate attorneys and accountants the Realtor should fully learn:
The probate and estate settlement process
Probate vocabulary and estate settlement terms
How to access state probate laws
Probate deadlines and time lines
Probate fiduciary responsibilities of executors
Leverage - Cranking up a large volume of leads
To initiate the process it is critical to think BIG! If you are a Realtor targeting market probate listings then you are leaving 99% of your local competition behind. Since you will achieve a "SPECIALIST" status in the marketplace, you can easily broaden your geographical footprint to service a huge market. Their are probate Realtor specialists that serve entire states and focus on hundred of thousands of potential clients. With this approach, you are leaving the "old ways" of a small fish in small pond behind, forever!
By building a quality reputation as a real estate probate specialist with probate attorneys, appraisers and other professionals you will be building a referral pipeline that will last a lifetime.
Commitment to professionalism
While there may be some minor costs, the greatest "expense" is building your knowledge and experience in the probate process. There are a few professionals who can be of services. The website www.Probate-Marketing.com is a consulting firm in this niche industry. It may be advisable to have them "coach" and advise you through the initial implementation of your local probate marketing plan.
The Pay Off - Breaking away from the pack
The pay off of success in the Realtor probate industry is huge. The market value of probate real estate hitting the market each day is staggering. Armed with your new found knowledge of the probate process and a well structured marketing plan you will face little to no competition.
There is no greater target market that offers such precise timing to help attorneys, individuals and executors sell real estate. In addition, the motivated nature of executors to quickly sell real estate provides more sale success in a shorter period of time. The shorter time period in the selling process also provides higher profit margin revenues for agent and the Realtor firm.
Brian B. French
CEO, Realtor Probate Marketing Group
To arrange a 5 minute free consultation with the author call 813 944-3190. Probate Marketing Consulting rates are $100 per hour. Onsite realtor seminars are available for $499 plus expenses.
Posted by: probate_attorney at Aug 3, 2008 4:55:27 PM