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3 Ways to get Listing Leads in Your Own Neighborhood
So you have
been living in your neighborhood for quite a while and you have been wondering
how you can get the listings in your own neighborhood. I mean, it is your
neighborhood, why would your neighbors trust an agent who doesn’t live in there
to sell their home? Unless there is another top agent in your neighborhood,
there is no other agent out there who is more skilled for the job than you.
Below are a
few ways on how you can turn your neighbors into possible listing leads.
Being a part
of your neighborhoods home owners association is a great way to get possible
listing leads. There are a few different ways you could be a part of your neighborhood
home owners association. The first thing you should do is attend a few meetings
to get a feel on how it is ran. From there you could join some committees and
even become one of the board members. By being active in your home owners association
you will know firsthand what is happening in your neighborhood. Your neighbors
will know you are active in attending and will also know you sell real estate
and will see you as a representative of the community. By attending the home
owners association meetings, you will have the inside scoop on who is selling
Two: Go door
Get our in
your neighborhood and start knocking on all of the doors. Greet each
neighborhood by letting them know that you are their neighbor, (that way they
won’t slam the door in your face). Let them know that you are the neighborhood
real estate agent and if for any reason they have any questions on their
property to contact you. Try and take down their email address to let them know
you will be emailing them every quarter with recent sales in the neighborhood. The
goal here is to build a clean email list for all of your neighbors. Use a
company like Mail Chip to blast out your bulk emails.
Mail out a flier
every quarter with the recent homes that sold and also homes that are for sale.
On the flier be sure to mention that you live in the neighborhood, you are the
neighborhood expert and that you are active in the home owners association. You
can get great deals on mailing fliers today with “every door direct mail” this program
will mail to everyone in the neighborhood without having to label the addresses
which saves you money as the postal worker can just unload on the whole
neighborhood vs sorting and checking each address.