6 must-read tips for creating a successful real estate business

Private Property South Africa
Tahir Desai

Tej Kohli is a successful real estate and business entrepreneur. Here are six tips from him that you can implement to create a successful real estate business.

1. Treat Employees and Team Members Respectfully

When you work with employees and team members in a respectful manner, these individuals will feel more valued and in turn, work harder for you and your company. With a respectful office atmosphere, there will be less tension and the office can maintain a more positive outlook that will lead to success.

You should always remember that each of these people has value and this value should never be overlooked. They are an integral part of your business and you should always share your successes with them. Additionally, keep these people in the loop in terms of information. And finally, treat each individual as an equal.

2. Listen to the Needs of Your Employees

If employees are happy, challenged, and rewarded, you will face less turn over. With turnover, you are essentially losing an investment you made in training. The longer an employee remains at a company, the more benefits he or she will bring. Additionally, happy employees are more prone to recruiting others to work with you. Encourage openness with your team and always put your employees first.

3. Look at Your Hiring Process

It is important to find the very best team members who can help ensure your success. You should look at traits such as:

  • Experience

  • Passion

  • Energy

  • Ability to deliver results

With productive, well-trained team members, you have a greater chance of succeeding in your endeavours.

4. Nurture Business Relationships

This is particularly important in the real estate market, as there are many people involved in a real estate transaction. Finding the right people is critical for building your business. Trust is a very important aspect of building these relationships. You should also make sure that these business relationships bring talent, new ideas, and confidence.

5. Learn from the Best

While many new real estate agents feel prepared to go out and start selling properties, you should regularly touch base with those professionals who have gained success in the field. You should examine the habits and philosophies of agents who have achieved a high level of success. Learn from their experiences.

6. Look for New Ideas

As we previously stated, the real estate profession has dramatically changed over the years. You should look for and be open to new ideas. One great source of new ideas are younger people who may be more in tune with new technologies and concepts such as utilizing social media and blogging as a part of a marketing plan. In addition, seek out new ideas will bring fresher thoughts and courage.

Incorporating these tips and concepts, along with hard work and dedication can help you create a successful real estate business.

Originally published on Property Owl.


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