It is week two of four of a unique training class custom-made by Keller Williams for its agents called IGNITE, or what I would call, realtor bootcamp. It is meant to spark your career and provide the necessary accountability every realtor needs. This is my first opportunity to take the 3-day-per-week class which lasts 2 hours each morning. It costs a mere $30 for the printed manual, and the class is free.
I have never been a part of or even heard of a company that truly lives by the philosophy that if you give back to your employees/agents, they will in turn give back to you. This company has unmatched training and is placing the tools we need to be successful in our lap. I still have a long way to go in getting all my systems in place and even more to learn about the real estate world, but with my company’s support I feel confident and secure in laying the groundwork for a successful future.
[Our fearless leader, Patrick Showers]
[Full house in the Keller Williams training room]
Each “session” has a real estate discussion topic and the opportunity to share stories and suggestions. So far, we have discussed open houses, home staging, listings and more. The class is fast-paced and I’m thankful to have the manual to reference after class.
At the end of each class, we are tasked with HOMEWORK, or better known as “things we realtors should be doing anyway”, such as sending a certain amount of notecards, making a number of calls, and making new connections. There have also been a few fun and simple contests to make life exciting.
[Branded note cards in a mailbox near you]
Although frustrating and difficult at times, this class has forced me to do the lead generating that agents often overlook, given me ideas on how to market myself better, and, most importantly, shown me how to serve my clients better.
I’m so excited for my future and to help more of you amazing Sioux Falls residents. It truly is “sweet home Sioux Falls.”