9 TIPS TO GAIN CONTROL OF YOUR REAL ESTATE CLIENTS AND GET BACK YOUR LIFE
No. It’s the hardest word for new agents to say when starting their business. Rarely will a new agent mutter the words “no”, “that doesn’t fit my schedule” or “is there another option that might work?”. On one hand, new agents shouldn’t be using these phrases. Opportunities are few and far between and this new career in real estate should take precedent over pretty much everything else in their life.
In order to be a successful agent, you have to be a servant to people so there is a natural inclination to want to satisfy the wants and needs of your clients. But at some point, for the sake of your physical and mental health, you need to regain balance in your life.
Here are 9 Tips you can implement to help you gain control of your real estate clients and get your life back.
1. Don’t communicate after 6pm with clients unless you’re up against a contract deadline – If you demonstrate to your clients that you work after hours by calling or texting them after 6pm, then they will assume it’s perfectly acceptable to reach out at any time throughout the night. Obviously there are certain occasions where after hour calls are necessary, but do your best to limit those occassions.