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Your First 365 Days in Real Estate

How to build a successful real estate business (starting with nothing)

By Shelley Zavitz

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Your First 365 Days in Real Estate

How to build a successful real estate business (starting with nothing)

By Shelley Zavitz

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Your successful career in real estate starts here!

The first 365 days of working in real estate can be one of the most tumultuous times in your career – full of hard lessons, heart breaks and hard work. Just because you have a license, doesn’t mean you have a business.

But if you get the important stuff right, a great future is yours for the taking.

This honest, eye-opening and completely practical insider’s guide shows you how to get where you want to be – even if you’re starting from nothing.

Author and successful real estate agent Shelley Zavitz reveals in unprecedented detail:

– what to expect the first year of your career
– how to implement systems that will impact your business in the next 90 days
– how to build a marketing plan in a digital world
– how to work your contacts to start your referral pipeline
– how mindset can make or break your business and what to do about it
– why surrounding yourself with the right people is essential.

Shelley shares her own story as a new real estate agent – including how she built a brand starting with a network of just four people in a totally new city.

The book also comes complete with worksheets, hot lists and examples of great branding so that you can catapult your business into the fast lane right now.

Your First 365 Days in Real Estate is the number-one resource for new agents in the industry – don’t miss out on your potential as a realtor without it.

About the author

Shelley Zavitz is a successful real estate agent working in Portland, Oregon. With an award-winning background in commercial copywriting and brand building (including working for Virgin Radio), Shelley started relatively late in real estate. But by applying her extensive branding experience - as well as learning the ropes the hard way - she has become a dramatic success story.

Knowing how hard and confusing it can be for those just starting out in real estate to actually turn their license into a profitable business, Shelley is now dedicated to helping others successfully make the same journey she did. Your First 365 Days in Real Estate is her first book. Her second, Marketing That Moves People, was released in 2021.

Born in Canada, Shelley lives in Portland with her family.


About the Author

Introduction: My First Day

Chapter 1: What the Hell Was I Thinking?
Or, How I Stumbled Upon My Coach, Accountability Partner, Visionary and Mentor

Chapter 2: The Wake-Up Call
Or, How to Organize Yourself to Take on the World

Chapter 3: Showing Up
Or, How to Ace Sign Calls and Open Houses Like a Pro

Chapter 4: One Database to Rule Them All
Or, Why Making People Feel Amazing is What Will Grow Your Business (And How to Do it)

Chapter 5: The Power of Yes
Or, Why Embracing Opportunity Even When it Hurts Will Pay You Back a Hundredfold

Chapter 6: The F Word
Or, How to Kick Fear in the Rear

Chapter 7: Mindset
Or, How to Get Over Yourself Already and Buzz Your Way to Brilliance

Chapter 8: The Ego, Friend or Foe?
Or, How Not to Self-Talk Yourself Stupid

Chapter 9: Marketing
Or, How to Make Meaningful Connections Like Never Before

Chapter 10: Hurdles
Or, How to Get Where You Need to in One Piece

Chapter 11: Giving
Or, Why You Only Really Get Back What You Give Away

Chapter 12: References, Guides and Templates
Or, A Ton of Great Stuff to Help You On Your Way!


Published: 03/06/2019
Edition: 1st
Pages: 160
Formats: paperback - ISBN 9780857197603
ebook - ISBN 9780857197610
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