April 13, 2009

Live Transfer Leads Better than Cold Calling Real Estate Lead Systems

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Whether it’s live transfer leads or lead generation derived from the voice broadcasting campaign, sales agents are excited to get a live voice on the phone. Now you can quit cold calling leads from the yellow pages. For real estate investors and entrepreneurs who loathe the age-old practice of cold-calling and risky advertising, there is good news at last.  A new cost saving business plan:  pay-per-month lead generation by Wehavehomeleads.com.  It takes the frustration out of trying to find new business by delivering a stream of interested, ready-to-sell prospects to its clients.

For real estate investors and entrepreneurs who can’t stand the practice of cold calling and risky advertising, there is good news at last.  A new cost saving business plan:  pay-per-month lead generation by Wehavehomeleads.com.  It takes the frustration out of trying to find new business by delivering a stream of interested, ready-to-sell prospects to its clients.�

Wehavehomeleads.com is a welcome solution for entrepreneurs, real estate investors, realtors, and others who are tired of wasting time and money on unproven marketing strategies, says Art Smith, CEO of Wehavehomeleads.com. Now, rather than gambling with high risk advertising campaigns or unproductive cold calls, our clients can focus on closing sales and building their business.”  Upon signing up with Wehavehomeleads.com, clients receive a custom-built website which organizes and stores their leads.

The real estate marketing company then utilizes a variety of marketing strategies to get in contact with motivated sellers.  Home selling prospects are pre-qualified by a detailed questionnaire and customer service representative, and only leads fitting the clients target customer profile are delivered.  Sign up for related real estate news. 2010 is forecasted to see a significant market switch for selling and home-buying across the country.

Some New Jersey Realtors Moving On

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In a recent article, Melissa Thomas-Garcia reveals her thoughts about selling New Jersey real estate would be a great way to funnel the entrepreneurial energy she used selling crafts and Avon out of her home into a long-term, steady job. “They kept telling us how the market is prime right now, and everyone is making sales and making deals,” said Thomas-Garcia, 28, who lives in Lindenwold, Camden County. “At the time, it seemed perfect.” The housing market in the high cost areas of the US is very difficult.

After doing what she was told last year placing ads, cold-calling potential clients, asking friends and relatives for real estate leads Thomas-Garcia wound up $3,000 in the red with not a sale to her name. So instead of shelling out more money to renew her license, she put her career on hold and took a job at Payless ShoeSource. Thomas-Garcia has learned firsthand why the number of people entering the real estate business in New Jersey last year plummeted faster than sales themselves. In the bonanza years, when newly licensed agents could stir up a bidding war simply by listing a house, people flocked to the industry to make easy money. Now, real estate classes are half-empty and agents are looking for other work until the cycle begins again.

Get alerted with home sales and foreclosure reports. Sign up for related real estate news. 2009 and 2010 are forecasted to see sparks of a market rebound.

The number of people getting real estate licenses in 2008 fell by a third, according to state statistics, following a 17% drop in each of the two previous years. “Last year it really dropped off,” said Jeff Snyder of Moorestown, co-owner of RE/MAX of New Jersey. “I think you’re going to see that trend continue.” The number of single-family homes sold in New Jersey dipped 18% in 2008, while the median sales price fell 7.5%, according to the New Jersey Association of Realtors. “People are saying, ‘Wow, I’ve got to get a real job,’” said Richard Leonard, who owns Arcadia Realtors in Roseland. As far as careers go, real estate has a low entry bar.

To get a license in New Jersey, you need to be 18, have a high school diploma, pay a $60 fee and take a 75-hour course that usually runs about $400. A real estate agent then pays additional fees to maintain the license and to get insurance and database access. The Association of Realtors reported a spike in interest with a recent direct mail marketing campaign that helped perform a home-buying survey. Read the remaining article >