Checklist for Developing a Mailing List in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage

We all have a database of some form or another if we work successfully in Commercial Real Estate Brokerage.  The key to the process is that the list we create is up to date and is comprehensively used in client and prospect contact.  So how do we use that list?  Here are some ideas:

  • Direct mailings
  • Email contact
  • Cold calls
  • Brochures
  • Letters of a marketing nature
  • Regular contact with property updates

If you are struggling with your property market commissions and or your listing activity, have a good look at your database of people and fully review what you are doing with it.

Look at the key issues of:

  • Filling the list with new people every day
  • Connecting with the people in your list now
  • Providing real value in your client communication
  • Being relevant in your contact processes
  • Staying in contact for the longer term

Having worked with a number of brokerage teams over the years, I know that the previous points are ‘struggle factors’ for some.  That being said, I have put my comments in this audio program that I know can help most brokers and agents with client and prospect contact.  They work for me, and I know those points can work for you. (NB -if you are struggling with team performance in brokerage, you can get more facts in Snapshot right here – its free)

Here are the mailing list ideas: