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  • "Santa Monica Neighborhood Among Most Expensive In LA" - Patch.com"Real estate in California is expensive, but in Los Angeles County it can seem exorbitant – like that record-breaking $1 billion property that hit the market in Beverly Hills. Yup, that's billion with a 'B.' But what about average home prices countywide? PropertyShark, a website that provides in-depth real estate data, analyzed neighborhoods in Los Angeles and found the median home prices in Quarter 3 of 2018. Surprisingly, they found that L.A. area's top 20 most expensive neighborhoods are overall twice as pricey as NYC's 20 most expensive..."
  • "C.A.R. releases its 2019 California Housing Market Forecast" - PRNewsWire.com"A combination of high home prices and eroding affordability is expected to cut into housing demand and contribute to a weaker housing market in 2019, and 2018 home sales will register lower for the first time in four years, according to a housing and economic forecast released today by the CALIFORNIA ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®' (C.A.R.). C.A.R.'s '2019 California Housing Market Forecast' sees a modest decline in existing single-family home sales of 3.3 percent next year to reach 396,800 units, down from the projected 2018 sales figure of 410,460. The 2018 figure is 3.2 percent lower compared with the 424,100 pace of homes sold in 2017..."
  • "Who is taking a stand on affordable housing in Pittsburgh?" - NextPittsburgh.com"Since the turn of the century, Pittsburgh has emerged as a story of reinvention and rebirth in the face of a changing economy. While the gains from our emergence as a hub of research and technology are real and hard-won, they don’t tell the whole story. Since the year 2000, housing — perhaps the most basic human right — has become significantly less affordable in Pittsburgh. According to a study commissioned by the city’s Affordable Housing Task Force, the average cost of a rental home has increased by $116 monthly, far exceeding the rate of inflation, while the median income of renters has remained stagnant at around $26,000 per year..."
  • "Requested amendment to downtown project could be 'deal-breaking' for Tulsa Development Authority" - TulsaWorld"Urban renewal and city officials have concerns over a developer’s request to remove the retail portion of a proposed downtown project. The Tulsa Development Authority tabled the item at a meeting Thursday. Developers Neal Bhow and his son Shaun Bhow of Hartford Crossing LLC have asked the TDA to amend an agreement for a development at 111 S. Greenwood Ave., allowing them to eliminate a proposed ground-floor food hall and dropping the building from five stories to four. The proposal for 55 housing units remains unchanged..."
offrs Review: It’s all about the base (base principles of lead nurturing)

offrs Review: It’s all about the base (base principles of lead nurturing)

Any realtor worth their salt knows that lead conversion really means lead conversion over time. Let's review...

 

What good are all those leads pouring in* if they’re not being cultivated into legit, revenue-generating opportunities? You’ve got all these fancy CRMs and new-fangled mobile cellular telephones with the emails, but if you’re not following through with leads via some systematized lead conversion process (and doing so over time), then you’re not nurturing leads… you’re actually just catching leads, perhaps poorly so. When thinking about the cost of leads, it’s good to consider the cost of losing them, too.

For the purposes of this offrs Review on best practices for the real estate industry, here’s your morning juice: if they don’t take time to cook, they’re probably not that serious (at least statistically-speaking). You might see quick turn on last-minute contracts, but the reality is that you’re going to see more business from your sphere (which is essentially your long-game lead source).

*And of course, if you needed to check the reference on what a “leads pouring in” is, then be sure to look into offrs’ real estate lead generation websites. Will you get “eleventy” new leads per month? No (eleventy isn’t a thing), but you will get more than you will by sitting here pondering the sheer breadth of eleventy. Go rock your day.

 

 

 

 

offrs Reviews are little snippets of humble insight from the staff here at offrs. We’ve seen it all (or nearly so) and while we bow to the wisdom of coaches who help you be better at what you do, we hope these Best Practice reviews (cute anecdotal tips, really) will make your coffee a little warmer some mornings. Connect with us at www.offrs.com.

 

 

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