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Licensed Real Estate Broker

Bourbonnais, IL

August 15, 2009

I have been selected to join committee for coming up with ideas for office meetings. My office has around 90 agents with appx 20 coming to meetings every other week. Anyone have any unique ideas for these meetings....we have had survey companies, lenders, all the usual suspects. All ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance...

Linda M. Krause

Speckman Realty Inc/GMAC

Kankakee, IL 60901

Licensed Real Estate Broker

Salt Lake City, UT

August 15, 2009

have been selected to join committee for coming up with ideas for office meetings. My office has around 90 agents with appx 20 coming to meetings every other week. Anyone have any unique ideas for these meetings....we have had survey companies, lenders, all the usual suspects. All ideas would be appreciated. Thanks in advance...

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A good thing to cover is market statistics. Its amazing how may agents don't how to create, interpret and present market statistics. Teach your agents how to create these market reports themselves. Cover absorption rates, what percentage of the market is short sales REO,and regular sales. Absorption for each segment. All the data should be available from your local mls.

Dan Walker
Principal Broker
CRS, ABR, GRI, CNHS, e-PRO




Dan@AtHomeUtah.com
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Licensed Real Estate Broker

Bourbonnais, IL

August 15, 2009

Great Idea!!!! First one on the list for next month...thank you!!!!

Licensed Real Estate Broker

Jackson, WY

August 15, 2009

CRS & CRB have several excellent handbooks with tips for successful sales meetings that I used with great success. The names escape me this morning, sorry.

Licensed Real Estate Broker

August 15, 2009

Linda,

Realtor.org has an awesome section of meeting agendas and the entire meeting to boot. They have some great topics.

Real Estate Educator

Howell, NJ

August 15, 2009

From my observations as an expert witness on real estate related cases I suggest two topics: 1. Disclosure and 2. The proper practice of dual agency (if practiced in your state). As for disclosure, what kinds are required in your state, i.e., what is required about mold, physical defects, non-physical yet material facts (what are material facts), stigmatized properties, social nuisances, alternatives to agency (representation) if available. For dual agency, what is getting informed consent? How do you know if the parties understand what they're giving up? What are they giving up? (loyalty -advice, advocacy, allegiance and disclosure - of confidential information about their counterpart in the negotiation.

Joe Marovich, ABR,ABRM,ASR,e-PRO,GREEN,GRI,PMN,RSPS,SRES

MAROVICH BUSINESS INSTITUTE

Licensed Real Estate Broker

Palm Coast, FL

August 16, 2009

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Licensed Real Estate Broker

TX

August 16, 2009

Don't know how your office feels about friendly competition. Once we divided into 3 teams and had a "War of the Roses" -- yellow, white, red -- for top team for listings taken, sales made, etc. Everyone got a small bud vase (cheap at Hobby Lobby) with a plastic rose the color of their team. We had weekly small rewards (roll of stamps, package of Just Listed cards, etc.). Then at the end had a Rose Parade -- decorated floats (little red wagons). The staff played Rose Queen and King along with their court. (I think our relo director was the court jester.) Sometimes a bit of levity helps when the market is tough.

Other

Woodland Hills, CA

August 16, 2009

Hi Linda! Have you had an Insurance Agent come and talk to the process of insuring a home? Since it is vitally important that Insurance Agents and Real Estate Agents work together to ensure a happy client, having the Real Estate Agents understand the Insurance process can help build stronger working relationships and more efficient processing.

Good Luck!

Human Resources

Maitland, FL

August 17, 2009

Would a 'success story' meeting work for your office? You probably know who they are and so this is the time for them to share their glory. It would be a great motivator and possibly draw more people into the next meeting. I'd put a posting in the office to "bring your success stories" -- also a great opener to begin to discuss what can be done to improve upon others' business, based on the success of top producers or maybe a new agent who just made their first sale. If you always have a speaker - maybe allow one of your own to speak and share some tips. Make sure that the person or people you want to feature attend by personally inviting them so their not put on the spot. I'm also wondering why only 20 out of the 90 attend.

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