News Flash - Week of February 18, 2019
Need a New Professional Headshot?
The professional headshot -- once an optional tool of the trade -- is now an essential component of agent marketing in today’s world. However, we still regularly see agents with outdated/poorly shot/unprofessional headshots, or worse - none at all.
At our awards events in March, Gini Haines Photography will be available to take your new professional headshot for just $25!
This Week's Growth Report
# of contracts written: 121
# of New Listings: 79
Welcome New Agents
Joined our Hampton office from Red Post Realty
New Licensee in our Hanover Office
New Procedure for Ordering Sign Riders
We have added a convenient link on the Agent Dashboard in TMGConnect for ordering sign riders. This link will bring you to an easy-to-use web form. Look for the Sign Riders icon under Tools and Resources.
Send an Outgoing Referral
If you know someone who is moving – anywhere – contact our Client Services and Relocation department, who will ensure that your referral is placed in the hands of an expert agent who will provide the same quality experience that you would.
The Masiello Group works extensively with the best qualified, most proven real estate agencies and their best agents in the Cartus Broker Network. From Bill Hutwelker of the Keene office, who referred a first-time seller who closed last week: “You selected a phenomenal Realtor to work on Nancy's behalf”.
To place a referral, click the icon in the TMGConnect dashboard, under Relocation and Referrals.
The Relocation team will contact you for any additional details necessary in order to place the referral in the best possible hands and create a personalized, quality experience for all.
We have a series of graphics that you can use in your marketing and social media efforts to remind your sphere that you can help them with real estate needs anywhere. You can find these in TMGConnect under Resources, Cloud Delta, My Listing/Marketing/Social Media Graphics/Relocation.
You might be a winner!
If you sent an outgoing referral through the Client Services and Relocation department to place for you that closed in 2018, you might be the lucky winner of a Weekend Getaway for two! A drawing will be held at each of the company awards events next month…don’t forget to register to attend!
The Arthur Gary School of Real Estate has continuing education classes scheduled throughout Maine and New Hampshire:
March 12 - Elective Class in Bangor, ME
March 13 - Maine Core Class in Westbrook, ME
March 13 - Elective Class in Manchester, NH
March 14 - Elective Class in Augusta, ME
March 14 - Elective Class in Manchester, NH
In addition to our real estate education, we continue to offer classroom education for home inspectors and appraisers as well! Check out what we have available at arthurgary.com/courses.
AVM Door Knock Leads
These types of leads are generated when a customer enters their address under the “What’s My Home Worth” AVM tool.
While the customer may not provide much more information than their address, a lead is created so that you know someone at that address may be interested in selling their home. This may be an opportunity to send a direct mail piece or otherwise find a way to reach the homeowner to offer your services.
You have the ability to choose whether you wish to receive these Door Knock leads from your website or not.
Tech Tuesdays with Delta Media Group
JOIN US TUESDAY MORNINGS @ 9:30. Review past webinars on YouTube or FB.
Leverage BHG’s Relationship with Meredith Corporation via PinPoint
78% of households in New England are part of the Meredith database as subscribers of such magazines as Better Homes and Gardens, Time, Parents, Sports Illustrated and many more. Using the PinPoint program available through the Greenhouse, you can put this database to work for you. By segmenting these audiences into specific demographics and life stages, you can market directly to a laser-focused consumer base – consumers who are already familiar with the BHG brand.
Access to this information is exclusive to the BHGRE brand, and allows you to create captivating market reports to showcase to clients reflecting the power of your reach.
Watch this video for more information, and visit PinPoint via the Greenhouse for additional how-tos:
NEW! HomeFundIt Program
With this new program, homebuyers can use the concept of crowd funding to cover the down payment and closing costs for their new home! Mark McCauley from Great East Mortgage/CMG Financial explains the program in greater detail in the video below:
You can find additional information at www.homefundit.com.
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