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Rainmaker
4,555,642
Michael Jacobs
Pasadena, CA
Pasadena And Southern California 818.516.4393

There are things on my plate and I am in communication with the kitchen and others.  

Sep 25, 2019 07:16 PM
Rainmaker
2,375,068
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

A big fat goose egg budget Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS as what I am doing now (using a free Google web site/business page) is keeping me as busy as I want to be.

Sep 25, 2019 06:04 PM
Rainmaker
5,096,466
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

As I've said many times, I do not do business plans. I refine my approach annually, but I keep on doing what works and has worked for years.

Sep 26, 2019 04:24 AM
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6,358,770
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Very little money is spent in our marketing, more about doing certain things in the right ways that brings in the clients and much less about how much we have budgeted.

Sep 25, 2019 07:53 PM
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5,204,895
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
The RIGHT CHARLOTTE REALTOR!

Yes and some have already been put into motion as were some of the marketing that needed nixxing. The budget has also been tweaked!

Looking SO forward to Booj; it rolls out next week here. I was a beta tester for it and it's going to be fabulous...and save us on our marketing costs too!

Sep 25, 2019 10:12 PM
Rainmaker
756,085
Peter Testa
Nationwide Homes - Danbury, CT
PETER TESTA

I don't do it annually. I evaluate the marketing plan year round. The budget doesn't change much.

Sep 25, 2019 09:27 PM
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5,033,577
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Work in progress - I always set a budget but yet TBD. I have cut out some things that were not working for me!

Sep 25, 2019 09:15 PM
Rainmaker
1,498,738
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

No.  Ship is traveling just fine, no need to correct the course any.

Sep 25, 2019 10:50 PM
Rainmaker
3,415,644
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

I pretty much go with a flowing market plan and make little changes as needed. Here in NH we have distinct seasons and Thanksgiving to New Years can be the slowest of the year. January and February are affected by weather, a cold snowy winter can slow things down. A warmer weather can mean a booming winter. Either way the goal is always to keep getting listings, market them, sell them and repeat

Sep 26, 2019 05:26 AM
Rainmaker
4,855,342
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

My marketing plan is a part of my business plan which I will start working on in mid October.

Sep 26, 2019 03:13 AM
Rainmaker
1,598,452
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No

Sep 25, 2019 09:48 PM
Rainmaker
707,412
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

In early stages, Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS - but I am working on it!

Sep 25, 2019 08:17 PM
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3,339,834
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Rinse and Repeat from 2019 - focus for business was shifted a month or two ago. All hands on deck. Full speed ahead. 

Sep 26, 2019 10:03 AM
Rainmaker
2,070,825
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Nuh, too far. :)

Sep 25, 2019 10:41 PM
Rainmaker
5,772,353
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Paul,

We are not big on plans, we have develped plans for our clients, and have some interesting ideas cooking for ourselves.  A

Sep 25, 2019 08:06 PM
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657,756
Steffy Hristova
HomeSmart Elite Group Tempe AZ Tel: 602.710.8161 - Tempe, AZ
Tempe AZ Realtor - Your Home Close to Your Work!

Hi Paul, I will be reviewing the current year numbers and will strat planning for next year by the end of the month, but I did download one Business plan template from a real estate coach last week.

Sep 25, 2019 07:58 PM
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Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Not quite there yet...am planning on a repeat of this year though.

Sep 26, 2019 03:37 PM
Rainmaker
1,840,366
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Oh heck no. Why are you excited? I find it tedious every year & do not start until November'ish.

Sep 26, 2019 07:25 AM
Rainmaker
7,794,842
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Good luck with your plans.

Sep 26, 2019 07:23 AM
Rainmaker
1,237,595
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

Having fits with lenders who can not deliver the schedule. 8 weeks into a contract, 7 weeks with a preapproval. Buyer with near perfect FICO the  lender can not get their act together. 

Sep 26, 2019 07:03 AM
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Susan Emo
Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage - Kingston, ON
Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area

"Failing to plan is planning to fail" has pretty much been my life's motto.  However, I've also seen people who become paralyzed in the planning.  I plan for the worst and hope for the best!

Sep 26, 2019 05:50 AM
Rainmaker
802,769
Steve Higgins
RE/MAX Kelowna - Kelowna, BC

I’m still in the planning stage.

Sep 26, 2019 05:30 AM
Rainmaker
1,185,751
Peter Mohylsky, Beach Expert
PMI. Destin - Miramar Beach, FL
Call me at 850-517-7098

Yes, and yes.  Next year should be exciting.

Sep 26, 2019 04:51 AM
Rainer
231,948
Eva B. Liland Century 21 Doug Anderson
Century 21 Doug Anderson - Lancaster, CA
Glad to be of Service 661-714-1643

I'm in the early stages to try something new so let's see how it goes. It's a long term plan and I plan  to stick with it. Monthly  budget, $200.

Sep 26, 2019 02:19 AM
Rainmaker
637,434
Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®
Carmel by the Sea, CA
Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea

I'm having an excellent year so will continue along the same path next year.

Sep 25, 2019 10:22 PM
Rainer
182,915
Harjeet Bhatti
FITH THIRD BANK - Chicago, IL
Home Mortgage Consultant 25 States

Yes, its being planned already how much and  where to spend on marketing. 

Sep 26, 2019 05:13 PM
Rainer
175,886
Merv Edinger & Associates
Remax Nova - Halifax, NS

We have, of course after 26 years in the business it doesn't require many changes most years & I have already met with buyers and sellers for the new year. Never hurts to get a head start.

 

Sep 26, 2019 09:11 AM
Rainmaker
626,908
Tom Bailey
Margaret Rudd & Associates Inc. - Oak Island, NC

I am at least 8 weeks out on that! In our retirement/second home market things slow way down in mid November. That is when I start

Sep 26, 2019 08:12 AM
Rainmaker
849,841
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Planning to continue on the same course & tweak it as needed. 

Sep 26, 2019 05:30 AM
Rainmaker
2,219,617
Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTAcondos.com
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

No, still focus on 2019

Sep 26, 2019 05:12 AM
Rainmaker
5,194,533
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Not a chance, not a need being retired! Feels good!

Sep 26, 2019 03:46 AM
Rainmaker
472,114
JoAnn Moore
The Mortgage Market of Delaware - Georgetown, DE
Home Loans in Delaware

I have been doing a 100 days left in this decade project. Do at least one thing each day to make myself more visible. I'll work on a plan for 2020 most likely in mid to late October.  

Sep 26, 2019 01:58 PM
Rainmaker
5,583,173
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

I'm happy to hear that you're planning well in advance....this is good timing for that task...

and, no, I don't have a carved in stone budget.... I do what's needed....however, having said that, the name has been branded in my area and my methods and sources used complement each other.... we're in good shape, Paul....

you keep marketing in a steady fashion with no gaps and you'll be in the same shape.

Sep 26, 2019 06:12 AM
Rainmaker
4,903,579
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

I work on mine the week of Thanksgiving.

 

Sep 27, 2019 01:36 PM
Rainmaker
5,850,437
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I have looked at 2020, and have a plan in place.

Oct 09, 2019 02:29 PM
Rainmaker
780,794
Abby Stiller
TOP SELLING REALTY - Cape Coral, FL
SW Florida (239) 284-8637

Yes! and we wil increasing our marketing budget next year

Sep 28, 2019 03:46 PM
Rainmaker
1,296,186
John Juarez
The Medford Real Estate Team - Fremont, CA
ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN

My 2020 marketing plan will look a lot like my 2019 marketing plan.

Sep 28, 2019 03:44 PM
Rainmaker
1,088,537
Diana Zaccaro Broker Associate
Tropical Beachside - Cocoa Beach, FL
"The Accidental Blogger" Cocoa Beach, Florida

I have been revisiting both the marketing plan and budget and looking at various options and alternatives...won't make any decision or changes until later in the year. That is why I do my business plan in disappearing ink...it changes constantly. 

Sep 27, 2019 08:13 PM
Rainmaker
760,733
Tony Lewis
Summit Real Estate Group - Valencia, CA
Summit Real Estate Group Valencia & Aliso Viejo

In the word from I'm Henry the Eight I am;  "Second Verse, Same as the First"

Sep 27, 2019 03:27 PM
Rainmaker
536,943
Rose Mary Justice
Synergy Realty Pros - Dandridge, TN
Synergy Realty Pros

Not started yet.  It is time I imagine as the new year creeps closer daily.

Sep 27, 2019 09:16 AM