Sales Questions to Ask Prospects in Commercial Real Estate

In commercial real estate brokerage, the questions that you ask will help build listing opportunity.  You may only have one chance to connect with a person or prospect.  Tap into their property needs effectively and efficiently with better questions; then it is simply a matter of tracking the matter with a good database and follow-up.…

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Time Management Rules for Commercial Real Estate Brokers

In the commercial real estate market today, there will always be pressures on our time as agents and brokers when it comes to the average working week.  There are so many things to consider and keep under control. Every successful agent or top broker will usually have specific roles and strategies that relate to the…

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How to Restructure Your Sales Strategy in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

In commercial real estate brokerage, you will need to change your sales strategy from time to time as the market adjusts to economic pressures and financial activity.  In any period of 12 months, your market share and property type activity will fluctuate between sales, leasing, and property management.  For this reason, the sales team needs…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Have a Sales Plan

In commercial real estate today a sales plan will help you stay on track with listings and clients.  It will also help you with market share and personal profile.  The best agents in the industry have a personal marketing plan that integrates into their sales plan. It is interesting to note that the agents without…

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Opportunities with Commercial Real Estate Property Investors

In commercial real estate agency, the property investors that you know well and connect with regularly will provide you with lots of opportunists in sales and leasing activity.  That being said you really do need to know their focus and priorities when it comes to property ownership and overall performance. The property market changes frequently…

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How to be the Commercial Real Estate Agent of Choice

In commercial real estate agency, you need to be the agent of choice relative to the local area and the property type.  The clients that we serve need to understand that they are working with experts. Top agents build their profile continually through a prospecting and networking process.  You need to do the same.  About…

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The Best Ways to Work as a Buyers Agent in Commercial Real Estate Agency

Commercial real estate agents can be quite successful if they choose to work as a buyer’s agent.  That being said, the agents success in this process will be based on the commitment of the buyer to a valid agency appointment, and the size of the property that they require. As a general rule, don’t work…

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Advertising and Marketing Plans that Work Well in Commercial Real Estate Agency

There are two types of marketing plans in commercial real estate.  There is the one that applies to ‘open listings’, and then there is the one that applies to ‘exclusive listings’.  There is a radical difference between the two. An ‘open listing’ is a process of luck, so get away from listing in this way…

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Advertising and Marketing Tips for Commercial Real Estate Agents Today

In every listing presentation in commercial real estate, we like to think that we have the best solution for the client given the prevailing market conditions and the subject property.  Communicating those facts as part of the sales pitch will be a central component of your presentation and listing conversion. Most presentations today will be…

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Cold Calling is Not Dead in Commercial Real Estate Agency

If someone tells you that ‘cold calling is dead’ in commercial real estate they are misleading you.  They are ignoring the real evidence of the market.  Making regular prospecting cold calls is a key part of the business for any commercial real estate agent.  Do not let anyone tell you otherwise. So why do other…

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Commercial Real Estate Agents – 6 Tips to Improve Your Sales and Leasing Documentation

When it comes to strengthening your commission and listing opportunity in commercial real estate agency, you really do need to establish systems and processes that can support client contact and transaction accuracy.  Attention to detail will be part of that process.  Your knowledge of property type, documentation, fiduciary obligations, and client services are all critical…

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Tips to Build Your Commercial Real Estate Agency Sales Team

In commercial real estate agency, the sales team forms the central part of the income base for the business.  A highly performing team will bring in many commission and listing opportunities over time.   That being said, the team really does need to be built, guided and optimised for results. Here are some challenges to look…

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Use Your Strengths in Commercial Real Estate Agency to Advantage

In commercial real estate agency you will find that you will constantly be up against many agents in the presentation and pitch process.  The question is can you present and pitch your services for a listing at a better level or in a better way than your competitors?  Can you show why you are the…

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Show Me the Value in Your Commercial Real Estate Agency Service

What is the value that you bring as an agent to a client in commercial property today?  It is an interesting question for a client to ask when it comes to an agent selling, leasing, or managing commercial real estate. Most agents would say one or more of the following: We know what we are…

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Sales Pitch and Presentation Rules for Commercial Real Estate Agents

In commercial real estate agency, your sales pitch and presentation should be of the highest quality.  It should be practiced regularly on different property types and in different property situations so you can attract the right listings to your agency. Here are some facts to remember: Quality property listings will attract a greater level of…

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