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#459359 - 10/12/17 07:29 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! **** [Re: Trouble]
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Registered: 03/08/17
Posts: 20
Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: Trouble
Originally Posted By: Danny1
Originally Posted By: estatereal
sellers say "mail me something" so that the agent gets off of the phone.


Yesterday, tracked down one expired's phone number. It was a cell phone. I was concerned about DNC, but called them and did not leave a message. No contact, but learned not to fear the phone as much.

found their number by googling them. A number came up in a public record. The seller bought a car and gave their cell phone, apparently.


wow!!!!


Thanks I'm an embarrassement, I know

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#459360 - 10/13/17 07:58 AM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Danny1]
RonnieEmz Offline
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Registered: 08/20/14
Posts: 601
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Danny1
Originally Posted By: Trouble
Originally Posted By: Danny1
Originally Posted By: estatereal
sellers say "mail me something" so that the agent gets off of the phone.


Yesterday, tracked down one expired's phone number. It was a cell phone. I was concerned about DNC, but called them and did not leave a message. No contact, but learned not to fear the phone as much.

found their number by googling them. A number came up in a public record. The seller bought a car and gave their cell phone, apparently.


wow!!!!


Thanks I'm an embarrassement, I know


Lol .. acceptance is the first step on the road to recovery

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#459361 - 10/13/17 09:44 AM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Danny1]
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Registered: 08/06/16
Posts: 251
Loc: US
We all started there - I remember when I first got the dialer I started single line dialing and was nervous as hell....its just like weight lifting or anything else - no one starts heavy lifting their first day in the gym....Bottom line is if you're going to be a successful Realtor you need to be able to speak to anyone over the phone - even if you don't prospect via the phone for business you're going to have to make tough calls to clients regarding various situations so why not learn these skills ASAP and make more money....The worst fate of a Realtor is they get started in the business with referrals or internet leads, make average/low money, and because they're either supported by their spouse or make just enough to get by they refuse to ever work the phone....

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#459363 - 10/13/17 10:16 AM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: RonnieEmz]
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Registered: 03/08/17
Posts: 20
Loc: Illinois
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz

Lol .. acceptance is the first step on the road to recovery


It's a good thing that I'm also an alcoholic, right? kidding

Do you guys operate as an LLC or just in your name?

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#459364 - 10/13/17 10:28 AM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Danny1]
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Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Danny1
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz

Lol .. acceptance is the first step on the road to recovery


It's a good thing that I'm also an alcoholic, right? kidding

Do you guys operate as an LLC or just in your name?


Make money first ... then worry about that

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#459368 - 10/13/17 01:45 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Lucky Leonardo]
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How's the year shaping up for everyone?

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#459375 - 10/14/17 03:50 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Registered: 12/26/09
Posts: 1988
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
So our government and our real estate counsel want to stop us from double ending proposing that a buyer must be represented by another agent from the same brokerage.

Anyone else experiencing this? Solutions?

I've made a small fortune from double ending this year alone.


My understanding in BC at least is that they are ending dual representation, but a buyer can still represent themselves which means you can still earn the full commission.

Hardly anybody in BC represents the buyer and the seller anymore, in the case the buyer doesn't have a realtor we treat them as a "customer", help with drafting contract, give them comps etc. but they aren't a "client", we don't advise on price and in essence are still negotiating on behalf of the seller. As much as i've heard this is staying and doesn't really change anything because we still get payed full commission





No more double ending for sales reps in BC. Except for small towns. Lol.

http://www.vancouverisawesome.com/2017/09/11/bc-to-ban-real-estate-agents-from-double-ending/


Edited by Lucky Leonardo (10/14/17 07:40 PM)

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#459376 - 10/14/17 06:15 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Lucky Leonardo]
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Registered: 04/03/17
Posts: 139
Loc: Western Canada
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
So our government and our real estate counsel want to stop us from double ending proposing that a buyer must be represented by another agent from the same brokerage.

Anyone else experiencing this? Solutions?

I've made a small fortune from double ending this year alone.


My understanding in BC at least is that they are ending dual representation, but a buyer can still represent themselves which means you can still earn the full commission.

Hardly anybody in BC represents the buyer and the seller anymore, in the case the buyer doesn't have a realtor we treat them as a "customer", help with drafting contract, give them comps etc. but they aren't a "client", we don't advise on price and in essence are still negotiating on behalf of the seller. As much as i've heard this is staying and doesn't really change anything because we still get payed full commission





No more double ending for sales reps in BC. Except for small towns. Lol.


Yes but we still get full ďdouble endĒ commission if buyer doesnít have realtor

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#459377 - 10/14/17 07:41 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Registered: 12/26/09
Posts: 1988
Loc: CA

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#459386 - 10/15/17 04:51 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: RonnieEmz]
Lucky Leonardo Offline
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Registered: 12/26/09
Posts: 1988
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
How's the year shaping up for everyone?



Iím up by about $100,000 at about $600,000 closed/pending. Could be worse but could be a lot better too.

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#459387 - 10/15/17 05:05 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Mr. Clean]
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Registered: 01/27/07
Posts: 3080
Loc: LAND OF THE FREE!
Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: Mr. Clean
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
So our government and our real estate counsel want to stop us from double ending proposing that a buyer must be represented by another agent from the same brokerage.

Anyone else experiencing this? Solutions?

I've made a small fortune from double ending this year alone.


My understanding in BC at least is that they are ending dual representation, but a buyer can still represent themselves which means you can still earn the full commission.

Hardly anybody in BC represents the buyer and the seller anymore, in the case the buyer doesn't have a realtor we treat them as a "customer", help with drafting contract, give them comps etc. but they aren't a "client", we don't advise on price and in essence are still negotiating on behalf of the seller. As much as i've heard this is staying and doesn't really change anything because we still get payed full commission





No more double ending for sales reps in BC. Except for small towns. Lol.


Yes but we still get full ďdouble endĒ commission if buyer doesnít have realtor


how often does this happen? in my market is like a 1 out of 25 or 30 type thing.

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#459388 - 10/15/17 05:06 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Lucky Leonardo]
estatereal Offline
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Registered: 01/27/07
Posts: 3080
Loc: LAND OF THE FREE!
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
How's the year shaping up for everyone?



Iím up by about $100,000 at about $600,000 closed/pending. Could be worse but could be a lot better too.


how many listings sold do you have lucky?
nice gci man!

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#459389 - 10/15/17 06:14 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Lucky Leonardo]
RonnieEmz Offline
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Registered: 08/20/14
Posts: 601
Loc: NY
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
How's the year shaping up for everyone?



Iím up by about $100,000 at about $600,000 closed/pending. Could be worse but could be a lot better too.


How could it have been better?

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#459391 - 10/15/17 11:30 PM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: Lucky Leonardo]
gitmonee Offline
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Registered: 10/23/13
Posts: 588
Loc: LA California
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
How's the year shaping up for everyone?



Iím up by about $100,000 at about $600,000 closed/pending. Could be worse but could be a lot better too.



how much of that is new business vs. old clients?

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#459393 - 10/16/17 08:22 AM Re: I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! [Re: RonnieEmz]
Lucky Leonardo Offline
Major Contributor

Registered: 12/26/09
Posts: 1988
Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
Originally Posted By: Lucky Leonardo
Originally Posted By: RonnieEmz
How's the year shaping up for everyone?



Iím up by about $100,000 at about $600,000 closed/pending. Could be worse but could be a lot better too.


How could it have been better?


I would be much happier had I earned $2-300k more!
Because the Market shifted and I went 3 months without a deal even though I worked my [censored] off. It was very stressful. I was freaking out.

I would really like to Gross $1M. I spend very little to generate my business. I believe $1M is very doeable. Iím just not sure I am willing to pay the prices needed to do it.

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