Done Trying To Sell Your Home Yourself? Questions To Scare Prospective Listing Agents With In 2010
With 90% of buyers searching for real estate online, does it make sense to list with the guy who has the most signs in the neighborhood anymore?
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Questions For Prospective Listing Agents In 2010
- Will you create a single property website for my property? Will it be syndicated? Can you set me up to watch visiting traffic in real time?
- Will this site include a video of the property? Will the video be on Youtube? How about some other video sharing sites?
- How often will you repost to Craig’s List? Will your Craig’s list ads divert that juicy Craig’s traffic to more effective lead capture points?
- How many Facebook ad impressions do you plan to purchase for the property? How will they be targeted?
- Which keywords will you target as part of the Google adwords and/or Bing campaigns you run for the property? (What’s your budget for these campaigns?)
- How big is your website’s rss based newsletter readership?
- Do you have any stealth lead capture sites out there capturing buyer leads?
- Will you post my property to your blog and update your readership at least twice/month with price changes, etc?
- Will you create a Twitter account for the property (see image above)? Will it automatically follow other twitterers in the area and invite them to take a look at my listing?
- What kind of camera will you use to take the pics of my property? Or…will you hire a pro?
- Can I see the MLS description you plan to write for the property before we execute a listing agreement?
- Are you willing to notify the 10 agents who have the most recent sales on properties closest to my property about the listing?…
- Which social networks will your blog posts about my listing syndicate to? How many total people do you have on your friends/fans/followers lists?