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How to Guide Potential Buyers In 2018

The National Association of Realtors recently released the 2018 Aspiring Home Buyers Profile. Of the non-homeowners surveyed, 46 percent were age 34 or younger, 57 percent earn less than $50,000 annually and 81 percent live in urban or suburban areas. Let's look at the mindset of these potential buyers:

Homeownership Goals 
According to the survey, 82 percent reported future homeownership goals, with 58 percent saying now is a good time to buy. So why aren't more first-time buyers coming to the table? Affordability.

While 51 percent of renters expect rent to increase this year, only 15 percent say that would motivate them to buy a home. Improved financial situations and significant lifestyle changes such as marriage or starting a family are

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There's more to getting referrals than simply asking. Recommendations must be earned. That means providing clients and colleagues with a memorable experience they'll want to extend to others.

Start with excellent service. If you're hard to reach, talk more than you listen or just don't seem to have your client's best interest in mind, you're not going to win referrals. Be available to answer questions and provide the expertise they need to make the best possible decisions on their homebuying or selling journey.

Provide honest feedback. Clients often get caught up in the moment and need their agent to provide a voice of reason. If you feel a property is not suitable for the client -- due to size, location, school district or price -- give

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Online

Establishing your online presence can be exciting. But once you settle back into the daily grind, it's easy to let your website and social profiles fall into a state of neglect. Luckily, you don't need to do a complete overhaul. Here are a few simple ways to refresh your online presence.

1. Update Your Profiles
If you've recently changed your business address, phone or email but haven't updated your online profiles, you could be losing business. Even referral leads search for you online before making contact, and you never know which profile a prospect is going to view. If one of your profiles is inaccurate or out of date and a prospect can't successfully contact you, they may move on to the next agent.

And don't forget to update your

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