2023 is finally here! And, we are excited to bring you fresh blog content for the new year. Our team has been working hard to plan tons of new and helpful content. Everything from agent advice to buyer and seller tips are coming your way in the next few months. To kick off this year’s content, we wrote an introductory post with some new year’s resolution inspiration for those with jobs in real estate! Being an agent comes with all sorts of challenges. So, it is important to set yourself goals to stay on track and ensure that you are always progressing. If you are an agent who is looking for some goal-setting inspiration for 2023, continue reading the article below for more info!
Goal Setting for Jobs in Real Estate.
- Be Proactive
Being proactive rather than reactive is a great resolution to implement in 2023. Nothing says professional better than an agent who is well-prepared and level-headed. Especially in the face of adversity. One of the best ways to become proactive is by setting goals and breaking them down into smaller chunks so that you can achieve them easier. For example, if your goal is to sell 25% more houses in 2023, you might set smaller goals to reach this like:
- Go to a networking event every month
- Build a better social media presence by producing monthly content
- Strengthen your relationship with the local community by attending events and volunteering
- Build Brand Awareness
Brand awareness is an integral part of any business. Whether you are a real estate agent or a baker, building brand awareness is of the utmost importance. Having people actively recognize who you are and what your values are will drastically increase your chances of gaining leads. But how can you build brand awareness in 2023? The answer is simple—time and content. The best way to build brand awareness in today’s digital society is online. So, creating social media content, building out a blog, and having a strong website can be all you need!
- Create Relationships
Another great goal to set for yourself in 2023, is to create more relationships with potential buyers and sellers. One of the best ways to create relationships with people in your community is to attend local events. Getting yourself out there so that community members begin to recognize you is half of the battle. Furthermore, if you are looking to build more relationships, try picking up a new hobby. Hobbies are a great way to meet new people within your community.
More Goals to Set!
- Better Your Customer Experience
Customer experience is key to client retention. Moreover, a good customer experience means that you are more likely to get a referral or a good review. Since the real estate industry is built off of relationships and who knows who, good customer service is critical to your success as an agent. But how can you better your customer experience? Here are some of the ways you can improve client satisfaction in the new year:
- Be communicative and respond to clients in a timely manner
- Update key information like contact info and faqs so everyone is in the loop
- Be available as much as possible
- Be personable when interacting with clients
- Build Your Knowledge
Many business professionals get all too comfortable after years of working in the same position. This is a recipe for hitting a plateau and often results in a decline in sales. In order to stay on top of the competition and continue to build your success, you must have a student mentality. In essence, in order to grow you must build your knowledge on a regular basis. Learning about new property trends, best practices, and new legislation is crucial in your development as an agent.
- Update and Refresh
If you are still using the same headshot, website, and logo from 2001, it might be time for a refresh. Updating your headshot can breathe new life into the look and feel of your brand. Furthermore, refreshing your website can attract new leads and improve customer experience. Overall, it is good practice to update and refresh key elements of your brand in order to stay relevant and make sure everything is functioning properly.
Contact Us Today!
If you are looking for jobs in real estate in 2023, contact us today! We’d be happy to help you get started with a career in real estate. For more information about what goals to set as an agent in the new year, be sure to reach out to one of our team members. We look forward to helping everyone from agents to buyers and sellers in the next 12 months. Be sure to stay tuned to our blog and social media for more exciting new years content. Wishing everyone the best in 2023!