Take a deep breath now, because you’re about to get hit with a tidal wave of home buyers ready to find a home while their kids are on summer vacation. Before things get crazy, take a few minutes to update your social sites, download free resources, and focus your business so you can capture as much of the summer real estate market as possible. Find free resources for real estate success below.

  1. Social Media Checklist

With the school year wrapping up, the real estate market is about to kick into full gear. Make sure you’re ready to maximize your social media opportunities by giving your profiles a quick audit. This free checklist will walk you through the most important features so that when new buyers and sellers find you online, they can easily get in touch with you.

  1. How to Find a Fantastic Niche

If you’re the best at what you do, people will want to work with you. However, many real estate agents choose to remain generalists who will work any lead that comes their way. Niche marketing is an effective way to make the switch from chasing leads to attracting them. Instead of being pretty good at a variety of things, focus on being the very best at helping a specific kind of client. This ongoing blog series explores different niche options for you to consider.

  1. First Time Homebuyer Mortgage Checklist

Buying a home can be a very confusing process for a first time home buyer. Make things a little simpler with this free mortgage checklist. The checklist if designed to help first time homebuyers determine how much house they can afford by asking about their income, assets, credit, and employment.

  1. Building a Real Estate Team

Joining or creating a team is a great way to play to your strengths, manage your time, and achieve the work/life balance you’ve always dreamed of. However, there are a lot of considerations to account for before you start recruiting people. Start by asking what role you want them to play, how you’ll interview candidates, and how you’ll determine which person will be the best fit for your business.

  1. May Content Ideas for Your Blog and Social Channels

Social media and your real estate blog can be powerful lead generation tools, but only if you keep them full of new, interesting, relevant content. Here are some content ideas your followers may find interesting in May. This list includes real estate, holiday, and general topic ideas so that you can connect with your followers in your own way.

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