Canvassing blogs

05
Nov
2010

Outsourcing valuation lead generation

Readers of Estate Agent Today might have noticed a story about the newly launched firm Property Leads - a company who you can use to outsource your cold calling for valuation lead generation.
04
Nov
2010

Overcoming November and December objections

Who can believe that it's November already? The cold, dark and early nights that make the life of an estate agent that bit tougher.
28
Sep
2010

New branch marketing ideas for estate agents

Eric Woodhams from Consortia Marketing (and also well known to estate agents as part of his role for the National Homes Network) posted up a link on his blog about the latest marketing gimmick that Andrews Estate Agents are using to launch a new branch in
09
Sep
2010

Winning second hand instructions

A quick thought for the day.
08
Sep
2010

Lazy estate agent canvassing

Every reader of this blog should know by now what a big fan I am of developing a niche for your business.
24
Aug
2010

Successful door knocking for estate agents

Over the past couple of weeks, an interesting thread has been running on the 4Networking forum about how estate agents can be successful at knocking doors.
19
Jul
2010

What iSold's canvassing letter can teach you

When The Big Property List blog posted up a supposed canvassing letter from iSold, the thing that stood out for me was the mistake on the branch address.
01
Jul
2010

Another duff estate agent leaflet

It's been a while since I last posted up a critique of a canvassing leaflet, but this one from King & Chasemore made it all too easy.
26
Apr
2010

11 for sale by owner websites to bookmark

Why would an estate agent want to bookmark a private seller website you wonder? Take a look back at a blog article I posted in March, turning private sellers into valuations.
23
Apr
2010

How to write a great canvassing letter

Looking through the Google Analytics stats for this blog, people searching for tips on writing canvassing letters are a pretty consistent source of traffic.
17
Mar
2010

Weak agency marketing postcard of the week!

Regular readers will know that local estate agents are keen on dropping regular leaflets and postcards through my letter box - and that now and again I'll use one as inspiration for a blog post.
02
Mar
2010

Turning private sellers into valuations

From the agents I speak to regularly, winning the chance to get out and complete valuations is the big challenge for agents in early 2010.
01
Mar
2010

A good example of an estate agent canvassing leaflet

I've mentioned before that canvassing letters and leaflets are often done badly, but during last week's break, I was quite impressed with one that dropped through from Mann Countrywide.
03
Feb
2010

9 faults and fixes for an estate agent canvassing letter

A thread posted by Neil Robinson over on the new Property Owl estate agency networking website reminded me of an awful letter that I was sent recently.