Consistency is extremely important when it comes to making a living with real estate. If you want to do this full time, like I know a lot of you do, you’re going to have to gain a certain level of consistency when it comes to doing deals. You can’t close on four contracts one month, and only one contract the next, and expect for that to be workable as your main source of income.
That’s why we’ve brought Gavin Timms and Chris Arnold on today to talk about how he was able to up his consistency. It took him about 90 days to really get going to where he had multiple contracts a month. But then, Chris hit a few speed bumps. His acquisition manager ran into some health problems, and suddenly Chris was left to do everything on his own.
Left alone with an overwhelming number of leads coming in, Chris had to step back and reevaluate what he was doing. It turns out he had given a little too much leeway to his acquisitions guy, and without him, he was in way over his head.
I’ve learned this the hard way. The quickest way to tank a business is to hand it over to someone else. Even as you start to outsource your administration tasks, you still need to stay involved and check in with your people every so often.
By focusing on only the best leads, Chris was able to regain control of his business, and when his acquisitions manager came back, they worked up a new system for sharing the load. The trick was to slow down, but never stop.
The biggest key to making consistent deals, though, is in the communication work. You have to try and make 50 calls a day to get that lead pipeline established. Chris doesn’t always get to all 50 calls every day, but guess what: he tries, and by making that volume of calls, he’s consistently bringing in 6 contracts a month. And texting works wonders too; a lot of people that don’t like to talk on the phone will answer a text.
We’ve got a text system that helps automate and organize the process for you. And to join the group with Gavin, Chris and I, go to REInetwork.com/join.
Watch and Learn:
Listen and learn:
- Consistency is the key.
- How to up your number of successful contracts per month.
- Sometimes you need to slow down: but don’t ever stop.
- Focus on working on the business, not in the business.
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