A proven way to get listings

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Real Estate Broker Owner 01293735 CA

I have been a realtor - broker for over 10 years. I have sold way over 1000 homes. I have several ways that I get clients, but to me this is a proven way to get clients. This method does not take alot of time or money. Also when the clients call, there is little resistance and they are ready to sell. Many times I am their 2nd or 3rd agent which is very helpful too.

I suggest sending hand addressed postcards to expireds, withdrawns, cancelled listings, but most of all to homes nearly ready to go to foreclosure. You can get the addresses from the pre-foreclosure homes on foreclosureradar.com. Just send 20 a day and you will get many listings over a 6 month period. The homes will sell and the sellers usually have no resistance to the price, to the sale, to you. Most sellers in this situation are grateful for someone to help them.

Here is a sample postcard:

IS YOUR BANK HOLDING YOU HOSTAGE?

WHAT YOU NEED IS A GOOD 'BANK HOME HOSTAGE NEGOTIATOR'.

I KNOW A REALLY GOOD ONE. PLEASE CALL ME NOW. I GET RESULTS

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 LORI BOWERS

http://www.loribowers.com

The Lori Bowers Group

A boutique Real Estate Office, with a full service team to serve all your Real Estate Needs

La Quinta, Palm Desert, Indio, Rancho Mirage, Coachella , Indian Wells and the surrounding Palm Springs Area.

78120 Calle Estado Suite 103

Old Town La Quinta

La Quinta, CA 92253

Phone: (760)8311595• Fax: (760)771-5327

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Rainmaker
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Richard Weeks
Realtor, Associate Broker - Manager Business Development
Waller Group

Good advice.  I think in a day of everything being so impersonal, something handwritten will make you stand out.

May 20, 2011 10:54 AM
Rainmaker
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Carol Zingone
Global Realtor Based in Jax Beach, FL
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Network Realty

Lori - I like it, and thanks for sharing!

May 20, 2011 10:59 AM
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Stacia McCallum
Palm Beach County Real Estate
Illustrated Properties

Lori - Great information, thank you. However, it appears that ForeclosureRadar.com only covers out west... so for those of us on the east coast, and more inparticular Florida, can you suggest a similar website?


Thank You,

Stacia McCallum

Jupiter Real Estate | Palm Beach County Realtor

www.propertiesinpbc.com

May 20, 2011 11:23 AM
Rainmaker
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Michael J. Perry
Lancaster Relo Specialist
RE/MAX Associates of Lancaster, PA.

Great attention getting phrases !!!!!!!!! I'm gonna use these in my market !!!Thanks !

May 21, 2011 07:34 PM
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MeLisa Minter
Broker, SFR, Kaufman County Short Sale Specialist
Carl Thomas and Associates Real Estate - 972-962-2500

Like this idea.  I've heard you can get pre-foreclosure info from credit bureaus as well.

 

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