Sunday, November 11, 2007

Real Estate Virtual Assistants – The Real Estate Agent’s Time and Money Saver

In Ohio, in particular Cincinnati, the term “real estate virtual assistant” is a mystery to most agents. I live in Cincinnati, and have yet to meet a real estate agent who is really familiar with this term. Most of them that I talk to have the concept that all assistants should be in the office working where they can be seen. When in reality we know that it costs money for:
Office space
Unemployment benefits
Medical expenses
Vacation and sick leave
Coffee breaks

With a real estate virtual assistant the agent pays for:
The work!

I recently received a positive comment from an agent who is out of state. The agent had me place over 250 calls to leads to qualify them and touch base. As a result the agent has income generated from these calls, plus income generated from interacting with other customers while I was on the phone! For that agent, I was truly a time saver, and at the same time helped her generate more income for her business.

Internet Marketing – How a Real Estate Virtual Assistant Can Help.

I am always trying to look for new ways to help my clients stand out in their internet marketing efforts. I recently saw a program called It is very easy to set up and it is another unique way to market the property to web savvy consumers. You just have to add your existing images, follow the steps, and you are ready to showcase the client’s property.

You can share a Slide Show from your website, just by logging into your account and access your 'My Slide' page. Click on the 'Share' link next to your Slide Show, enter your client’s email addresses, and they'll receive an email that will take them to their Slide Show. You can also add it to your Active Rain blog.

Roxanne Tidmore