MARLTON, NJ--(Marketwire - Oct 16, 2012) - For many, a career as a real estate agent seems like it could potentially be very rewarding, and perhaps a good deal of fun. Real estate agents spend time around people, they enjoy involvement within their local community, and the good ones stand to find great success. A new article highlights all of the activities and skills that go into real estate sales, however, and what it finds is that, rewarding though the work may be, it can also be daunting. For those seeking a career in real estate, it is vital to know exactly what this work entails. The article has won the attention of Hotline America.
A leading company in the real estate lead generation business, Hotline America reviews articles like these as it seeks to improve the services it offers to realtors. The company has weighed in with a new statement to the press, praising the article and drawing attention to the fact that, to succeed in real estate, an individual needs to cultivate a very particular set of skills.
"Although the fundamentals of business success are essentially consistent in most occupations, success in the real estate industry requires a special set of skills," says Thomas Ingram, CEO of Hotline America. "At the end of the day, it is a people business. Perseverance and consistent attention to the client are among the top requirements for production."
Hotline America reviews the information in the article and confirms that succeeding in real estate is sometimes difficult. "We know that every sales activity has an element of frustration," Ingram continues. "However, your acknowledgement that it won't be easy, and recognizing that there is no substitute for effort will serve you well and distinguish you from the majority of your competitors."
The article in question lists many daily activities that it says are essential to the daily operation of a real estate sales company. A few of these activities include cold calling and knocking on doors; following up on existing leads; attending appointments and showings; attending inspections and closings; monitoring mileage and expenses; and more.
In addition to these daily activities, the article also notes several weekly activities. These activities include previewing listings; writing blog entries; conducting open houses; and attending networking events.
The conclusion reached by the article is that real estate professionals tend to lead busy lives, but Hotline America provides services to reduce some of this busyness. Hotline America provides a number of lead generation tools and strategies, most notably an automated, toll-free hotline, which agents can establish to provide potential clients with information about current listings.
Hotline America is a company devoted to the idea that advanced technology, when made accessible and easy to use, can empower real estate agents to attain remarkable levels of efficiency and success. The company delivers diverse lead generation services to realtors across the nation, including individualized, toll-free phone lines that consumers can call to obtain up-to-date information about current listings, 24/7. Hotline America's goal is to help real estate agents make use of technology that will ensure they never miss a lead again. For more information about the company, visit HotlineAmerica.com.