Does Your Real Estate Business Need Extra Help? Consider A Virtual Assistant.
The housing market is booming. With so much growth, real estate agents can become quickly overwhelmed with everything in their schedules. Unfortunately, independent agents don’t always have the resources to hire the extra staff to handle busy work. Luckily, there’s now an easy, cost-effective solution right online. You can hire a virtual assistant.
Virtual assistants are qualified professionals that you can hire on a project-by-project basis to help relieve some of the burden. instead, focus on the important work like building client relationships and selling homes.
Why Should You Hire a Virtual Assistant?
Virtual assistants are perfect for independent agents who just need a little extra help here and there. No matter how much help you need, they are completely flexible. Whether you just need to hire someone for two hours to make a spreadsheet or you want someone to work 20 hours a week until you get through the Spring busy season, a virtual assistant can help.
Also, they are much more cost-effective than traditional employees because you do not have to pay for benefits, extra office space or equipment. Plus, if you do not like the quality of their work, you don’t have to worry about firing them. You simply hire a different one for your next project.
What Can a Virtual Assistant Do For You?
Virtual assistants can help with a lot of the administrative and marketing tasks that can really be time consuming–taking away from your ability to sell more homes. Some of the common tasks virtual real estate assistants take on include:
- Update your marketing materials so your design is up-to-date and modern
- Create and schedule email campaigns to keep in touch with past, current and prospective clients
- Make calls on your behalf to prospective clients
- Perform market research
- Manage your Zillow and Trulia accounts
- Email past and current clients for testimonials
- Update and maintain your website, social media, and online listings
- Blog management so you can publish meaninful content for your audience
- Contact database building and maintenance
How to Hire a Virtual Assistant
If you are looking to try out a virtual assistant, the hiring process is relatively easy. You simply request a free 30 minute strategy session to figure out what you need. We will match you with a qualified candidate and then you will assign the assistant the tasks you need completed.
Working as an independent real estate agent does not mean you have to give up your life for work. If you’re feeling overwhelmed as we approach the busy season, considering relieving some of the burden by hiring a virtual assistant to take some of the extra tasks off your plate. They are affordable, highly qualified, and can help you spend time focusing on the more important aspects of your business.
How to get started: Simply schedule a free 30 minute strategy session with us! We will match you with a qualified candidate and then you will assign the assistant the tasks you need completed.