Did you know that it’s possible to instantly engage thousands of potential clients at once with mass texts? On today’s episode of Real Estate Rockstars, Pat sits down with Blair Ballin to discuss SMS marketing. Listen as Blair shares his strategies for engaging cold leads with various types of texts. In addition to explaining why texting can be such a powerful marketing tool, Blair provides examples of the texts he drafts and names the exact services he uses to send them. By the end of the episode, you’ll know how to reach more leads in less time with one of the world’s most efficient marketing methods.

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Are you struggling to juggle marketing, management, and everything else it takes to run a real estate business? David Hill joins us today to explain how you can make more sales with the support of the right expansion team. In addition to covering how an expansion hub helps its partnering teams, David discusses why it’s getting harder for individual agents and small teams to compete these days. Listen to this episode of Real Estate Rockstars and learn why joining an expansion team might be right for you.

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Want to make more money in real estate but already producing as much as you possibly can? Start a real estate team! Today’s guest, Keri Shull, completed roughly 20 transactions per year before building a team. Now, her team averages over 300 transactions per year and maintains an impressive profit margin.

Hear how Keri runs her team on this Real Estate Rockstars podcast. Not only does she cover her team’s processes for managing buyer and seller leads, she explains why she’s able to retain the industry’s best ISAs while most other teams are struggling with ISA turnover. Plus, Keri shares her thoughts on tracking agents’ performance, appointment setting, and more.

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Many real estate agents, including some of the most successful agents in the industry, aren’t happy. Until James Colburn stopped chasing the next deal and started focusing on fulfillment, he was one of them. Today, James talks with Pat about the difference between gratification and fulfillment before exploring the practices that helped him find lasting happiness. James shares strategies from his book, Resucceed, including a nightly ritual that will help you identify and obtain the things that matter most. Don’t miss this life-changing episode of Real Estate Rockstars!

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Ben Bacal’s typical million-dollar listing sells in 30-90 days. On today’s podcast, he sits down with Pat to discuss the tool that makes it possible for him to sell properties worth millions of dollars in less than three months: video marketing. In addition to explaining how he markets listings, Ben shares video-marketing ideas that the average agent can implement with ease. Plus, Ben breaks down what makes his videos popular with both buyers and clients.

Learn how to get high-dollar listings and sell them quickly with professional-looking videos on this Real Estate Rockstars!

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With home values rising in markets throughout the country, getting a good deal on an investment property isn’t easy these days. However, with a little patience and some know-how, it's definitely doable. In fact, according to experienced real estate investor Andrew Cushman, you can produce profits from day one with the right rental property. Hear Andrew’s advice on investing in rental real estate and learn what to expect from the market in coming years. Take the next step toward creating more positive cash flow by listening to today's podcast!

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In a seller’s market, it’s not easy to win homeowners over. According to today’s guest, Amanda Howard, providing incredible service is the only way for agents to thrive in a seller’s market. To ensure her team’s agents are able to do this, she’s implemented several systems to support them. Her mentorship program, for example, helps new agents get up to speed so they’re able to start selling homes faster. Hear about her other systems and strategies so you’re able to exceed sellers’ expectations for better business in any market!

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How are some real estate businesses able to achieve major growth year after year? That’s the theme of today’s interview with Martin Bouma, owner and team leader of The Bouma Group. For two years in a row, Martin’s business has grown by 25% or more. According to Martin, this growth is due largely to some minor tweaking with how he and his agents operate. Listen and learn what changes have had the greatest impact on Martin’s business in recent years on this Real Estate Rockstars podcast.

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Adam Long from SmartZip is here to ensure you’re never starved for listings again! On today’s podcast, Adam and Pat discuss 3 farming trends that have changed the way successful agents build and maintain neighborhood farms. Adam explains how agents like you can use data to identify homeowners who are likely to sell soon before sharing SmartZip’s multi-touch technique for engaging potential sellers successfully. You’ll also hear the story of how Pat lost a listing to a new agent and learn what it taught him about real estate farming. If you want to cultivate new listings regularly from your own neighborhood farm, don’t miss this episode!

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When Maria Vitale started in real estate, she was dealing with divorce and living in her mother’s basement. Now, just a few short years later, she’s selling luxury homes for Sotheby’s International Realty and earning huge commissions! Listen as Maria explains how making the mental decision to succeed affected her career and changed her life. Maria also shares the productivity habits that have helped her build a successful career while raising two very active boys. If you need some extra motivation and want advice on cultivating the right mindset for success, don't miss this Real Estate Rockstars!

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Interested in getting business by giving back to your community? Chad Goldwasser of Pure Gold Realty joins us today to explain how agents like you can do exactly that by hosting charity events. Follow Chad’s advice and your events will generate business for you and a substantial amount of money for charity. To date, Chad’s annual Rock ‘n’ Restock event has raised more than $100,000 for his charity of choice: Central Texas Food Bank. Listen to this Real Estate Rockstars and learn exactly how to plan, market, and manage charity events.

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It’s not too late to implement strategies that could save you thousands on this year's taxes! Pat sits down with tax coach and CPA Craig Cody to explore some of the best tax-planning strategies for agents. Craig shares some deductions agents absolutely should take advantage of along with one very important list: the ten most expensive tax mistakes made by real estate agents. If you want to pay the IRS less without worrying about potential repercussions, don’t miss this interview!

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Make more commissions and more money working investment deals! As hard money lender Ian Walsh explains on today’s podcast, investor-friendly agents make money on the front and back ends of property deals. Plus, many real estate investors are buying and flipping multiple properties per year, which makes them one of the best sources of repeat business.

Ian offers expert insight on how hard money loans work so listeners are able to offer investors more value than the average real estate agent. Ian also shares his thoughts on what will happen to the flipping business in the next 24 months. If you want to make a name for yourself in one of real estate’s most profitable niches, don’t miss this Real Estate Rockstars!

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