Amusing Internet Leads

We advertise on the main national real estate websites that buyers use to look for homes. This results in a steady stream of “leads” … potential buyer clients. Although we’re happy to get clients from internet advertising, it is a small part of our business. Our goal in responding to these leads is to provide good service by answering questions, and pointing people in the right direction. We don’t give them the hard sell and

Are You Real or Not?

I usually receive anywhere from 50 to 100 non-spam emails a day to my work account. These emails are from clients, other agents, and sometimes potential clients. The potential client emails come in two formats, directly from a person to my email address or through a real estate website like, Zillow, etc. to my email address. Emails that come from a person directly to my account are usually from “real” people. By “real” I