As with the changing weather, there are some real estate markets that have expected slow periods, but that doesn’t mean the shop has to close down. During the off-season, it can be the perfect time to work on new business or take advantage of the additional time to do things you wouldn’t normally have time to do during a busier period.
Get your office in order. If you have a bit of time on your hands, you may want to consider cleaning up the office, filing important paperwork, or begin reviewing your policies and procedures in place to make sure they’re up to date. You could also upgrade old and outdated equipment you may have.
Nurture your relationships. There is no better time to check in with previous clients, which will keep you fresh in their mind, as well as foster your relationship with them. In addition to this, start hunting for prospective referrals, or go to group meeting with local business-professionals such as SMCANG in San Marcos, TX to grow your reputation within your local community.
Bolster your presence on the web. If you haven’t updated your website’s look, it’s content or your social media profiles with updated information, now might be a good time to do so. You’ll want to make sure potential clients are getting the most up-to-date information so that they’re not confused when they’re on your site. If you blog, this may be the time to draft up some posts that can be used for later publishing.
Take the time to learn something new. Education never stops, no matter your age. Consider finding time to earn a new designation or certification that improves your customers’ experience, or will be beneficial for the company. This can include learning new skills such as making posters or business cards, or perhaps take an online GRI course.
Set yourself up for success. Review the past year and analyze the work you’ve done, including your ups AND downs. Then draft a plan of action with goals you’d like to achieve in the upcoming year. Remember, planning ahead can save you from major headaches down the road.
These are just a few things you can do around the office to keep your productivity high. Is there anything productive your office does during the off season, that wasn’t on this list? If so, let us know! And, if you’re a customer looking for a friendly, knowledgeable real estate company in San Marcos, Texas, give Damron Group call at 512-392-7653.