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#403928 - 03/24/12 06:14 PM Hiring a cold call person?
AnthonySI Offline
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Registered: 03/24/12
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Loc: New York
i still believe that cold calling it still a very viable option. Does anyone or has anyone hired a company that outsourced cold calling or hired and in-house person to make cold calls to expired and FSBO listings? Where the results positive or not?

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#403931 - 03/24/12 06:34 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
Vermont Offline
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Loc: Vermont's North-East Kingdom
Originally Posted By: AnthonySI
Does anyone or has anyone hired a company that outsourced cold calling or hired and in-house person to make cold calls to expired and FSBO listings? Where the results positive or not?

Do you mean like in using a NON-Licensed party pretending to be a Licensee in seeking a Listing . . . . impersonating you ?

Is it your understanding of the New York Real Estate Regulations that doing so with New York Residents would be permissible ?

Or are there idle New York Licensees who enjoy making such calls (not really "cold" if the recipient of the call is known to have been previously For Sale) that they'd farm themselves out to do it on your behalf as employees for an hourly wage, or would it be piece work, as Independent Contractors . . . . by the number of calls made (and answered) or the number of Listing Appointments made ?

If they were so good at it, I wonder why they'd not be Licensed Agents and Listing up a storm for themselves ?

Let us know how it goes !
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#403974 - 03/26/12 12:26 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
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They are Idol licenses who will be doing the calls, why they don't listings, thats a darn good question. But its really untapped as far as how many agents do it consistently. My big thing is consistently, if done all the time and followed up properly it nets results.

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#403995 - 03/26/12 04:19 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
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I would love to hire an Idol agent...could be good for the psyche. But I might have to settle for an idle agent...nowhere near as much fun.

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#404005 - 03/26/12 06:04 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
NC Broker Offline
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Registered: 06/22/07
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Loc: USA
Originally Posted By: AnthonySI
i still believe that cold calling it still a very viable option. Does anyone or has anyone hired a company that outsourced cold calling or hired and in-house person to make cold calls to expired and FSBO listings? Where the results positive or not?


This is a great idea and I do know of some very successful agents who do this with great results. The have in-house telemarketers. They also do just listed sold calls also.

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#405852 - 04/29/12 04:07 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: NC Broker]
ramanda Offline
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Registered: 07/28/11
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Loc: MA
Are there companies that do this? Do you know of any in particular?

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#405861 - 04/29/12 08:11 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
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Registered: 01/26/12
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Have heard of several firms hiring people to handle cold calls, and calls period. From what they've said, the persons who practice this stand by it - seems as if some agents perform better if they are given less job functions.

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#410580 - 07/25/12 01:42 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
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Why not just find someone off Craigslist? You could prepare a sample scrip, and have applicants read it to you over the phone.
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#410589 - 07/25/12 05:39 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
Vermont Offline
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So do the "Cold-Callers" represent themselves as Licensees . . . . or do they just carefully skip over that step ?

What freedom that gives; the ability to say anything without being held to rules or regulations . . . . they're so tiresome anyway.
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#415019 - 10/29/12 12:03 AM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
davelemon Offline
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Registered: 08/26/12
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Loc: Vancouver, Canada
Goto odesk.com

You can find tons of people there that do cold calling

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#415045 - 10/29/12 01:37 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: Vermont]
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Loc: CA
Originally Posted By: Vermont
So do the "Cold-Callers" represent themselves as Licensees . . . . or do they just carefully skip over that step ?

What freedom that gives; the ability to say anything without being held to rules or regulations . . . . they're so tiresome anyway.


The OP already said they are idle agents.

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#415046 - 10/29/12 01:38 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: NC Broker]
Lucky Leonardo Offline
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Originally Posted By: NC Broker
Originally Posted By: AnthonySI
i still believe that cold calling it still a very viable option. Does anyone or has anyone hired a company that outsourced cold calling or hired and in-house person to make cold calls to expired and FSBO listings? Where the results positive or not?


This is a great idea and I do know of some very successful agents who do this with great results. The have in-house telemarketers. They also do just listed sold calls also.


What are the names of these agents? Could you PM me if you do not want to disclose.

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#415246 - 11/02/12 12:57 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
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Registered: 08/18/07
Posts: 441
Loc: Kentucky - in a barn!
It can have great success if you have a system, script, and persistence. Here's a thread where a person had great success calling Craigs List:
http://www.agentsonline.net/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/414967/First_time_prospecting.html

smile

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#415259 - 11/02/12 01:22 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: Malok]
Scintillion Offline
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Registered: 01/26/12
Posts: 437
Loc: Colorado, USA
Originally Posted By: Malok
It can have great success if you have a system, script, and persistence. Here's a thread where a person had great success calling Craigs List:
http://www.agentsonline.net/forums/ubbthreads.php/topics/414967/First_time_prospecting.html

smile


Looks like Jeff G was really doing well with it. Certainly seems very viable if you're willing to put in the time.

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#415271 - 11/02/12 02:35 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: NC Broker]
ramanda Offline
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Registered: 07/28/11
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Loc: MA
Yes i would like to know more info as well. I would really appreciate any more info that you can give

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#437633 - 07/16/14 04:21 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
Zee Hassan Offline
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Registered: 07/16/14
Posts: 1
Loc: Pakistan,Islamabad
I hope with the blessing of God you will be in good shape. I just came across your post today on Zillow.com that you want to hire a telemarketer to boost up your appointments.As i'm currently working for a cold-well real estate agent from Chicago,IL from last two and half year.I know know how to set appointments for FSBO and Expired too.My average appointments for per week is seven to eight some time more than that.I'm very much professional in telemarketing field as i'm working in this field from last 6 years on different kind of projects like, Home owners insurance,Auto insurance,Medical insurance,Mortgage refinancing,Reverse mortgage,Registered education saving plan,Nation Star Mortgage, and now i'm working for a real estate client my job is setting appointments. Mam give me a chance to prove my self.Just conduct online interview see the difference or go ahead with one week free trial see what i can do for you.I'll show you with any doubt that i'm the right guy to help you to achieve you appointments goal

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#442807 - 01/26/15 10:51 PM Re: Hiring a cold call person? [Re: AnthonySI]
Alchemist Offline
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Registered: 01/24/15
Posts: 35
Loc: British Columbia, Canda
our real estate board doesn't allow us to hire a cold calling person:(

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