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Tips for Agents Navigating the Next Generation of Real Estate in Sarasota, FL

Posted by Brian Tresidder on Tuesday, July 5th, 2016 at 11:47am.

Tips for Real Estate Agents in Sarasota

A professional real estate agent, in Sarasota and beyond, stays current and updated with the latest trends in the real estate market.

Understand Your Client’s Needs

Although in past decades investing in a home for 20 to 30 years was commonplace, however now, purchasing property is not always in the minds of shoppers seeking new investment opportunities. Take the time to inquire about the needs of your clients individually to better assess the type of properties you should be searching for regardless of whether they are more interested in buying or renting.

Finding The Right Property Is About Quality, Not Quantity

Inquire about your clients' needs and desires before moving too quickly to show listings that may ultimately waste your time and theirs. The more you know about your clients wishes when purchasing or renting a new property, the easier it is to eliminate showings that do not deliver or work for those you are representing.

In A Fast-Paced World, A Real Estate Purchase Shouldn’t Be Rushed

Avoid rushing, even when your clients are looking to move into their new property as quickly as possible. It is imperative to take your time to ensure that you are getting the best deal possible for the clients you represent. This ensures the probability of creating a relationship with this client for future business and or referrals as they gain trust in you. Keeping an open mind when working with new clients is a quick way to build your portfolio, gain referrals and build a reputation that stands out in the industry regardless of the competition you have in your target market.

Arm Yourself With Current Mortgage Information

Whenever you are working with clients to navigate their loan options for their home, investment or rental property, it is important to learn as much as possible about the current type of loans that are best suited for your clients. Referring them to reputable lenders, and your understanding of a variety of loan options available, is a way to determine the best course of action based on your clients' ability and funds available to invest.

Today’s Buyers Do Their Homework, So Set Your Sellers Up For Success

Arm your sellers with information that keeps them informed of what today’s buyer has at their disposal in terms of resources and technology. Every seller should put themselves in the shoes of today’s buyer thus seeing the transaction from their eyes, which can lead to a successful negotiation.

Stay informed of current technology available to your clients researching homes and properties for sale and rent. When working with clients who are tech-savvy, they can receive instant alerts to their mobile devices from Internet sites like Zillow or Trulia. You want to capture their attention before they contact the agent listed on the ad. Stay ahead of the eight ball with your clients. Use the newest technology to your advantage. Inspection reports and contracts can be viewed and signed with a quick swoop of the fingers online saving lots of time, and streamlining the transaction process.

Always Respect How Emotional Of A Process Selling A Home Can Be

Always remember that no matter how markets and technology may change, buying or selling a home in Sarasota and Siesta Key remains an emotional purchase, and an experienced real estate agent always considers that above all.

Have another suggestion? Leave a comment below! If you're looking for an experienced team to help you buy or sell a home in Sarasota, Siesta Key, or Lakewood Ranch, get in touch with the professionals at Key Solutions Real Estate. Send us a message today or give us a call at (941) 894-1255.

Brian Tresidder | Siesta Key Real Estate Broker

Key Solutions Real Estate


Brian is a licensed real estate broker serving Siesta Key, FL and beyond. From finding the perfect vacation home to helping investors reach their full potential, Brian takes a professional and personalized approach to every situation. 

Phone: (941) 894-1255
Email: brian@keysolutionsre.com

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