Every business has its road to success but that of the real estate agent is especially long and asks for a large amount of after hour work and weekend commitments. Making it to the top will never be easy but it can be a little less stressful with the help of a real estate virtual assistant.
We are seeing the rise of the freelancers and businesses that are taking advantage of this highly skilled and flexible workforce for reaping rewards. Dedicated VAs can help to grow your business in a way that an in-house employee never could. Here is a list of just some of the reasons they are so helpful.
Without sounding too miserly, the cost of outsourcing to a virtual assistant makes complete financial sense. You don’t have to consider sick or vacation pay, they cover their own expenses, there’s no office space or equipment cost, no work outings or training, no insurance, taxes or anything else. There is simply the cost for the service, and that’s it, no further headache, completely streamlined.
On the Clock
A good virtual assistant is available 24/7 (within reason) whilst your office employee has a set clock in and clock out time. This means that if something pops into your head just as your drifting off to sleep you can drop a message and it will likely be done by morning, a task that wouldn’t have even got started with an office assistant. The other side of this is that if you don’t have any important work for them to be doing, they are off the clock. So, you are only paying them for what you need to be done, instead of having to invent tasks just to keep them busy and make the investment worth your time.
Increase in Productivity and Sales
By employing an assistant, you instantly free yourself up to focus on other tasks like quality lead generation and sale closing. General administration and the handling of time-consuming inquiries and questions from your clients is a task that should be outsourced. Lead generation and prospecting is another ongoing task that a real estate virtual assistant can focus on to dramatically increase productivity and revenue.
The workforce behind the screen is a skilled and educated one, in the Philippines, for example, any real estate virtual assistant you employ will hold a degree and have a highly desirable skill set that you can use for a multitude of different tasks. If you need content for your website or blog, your VA can handle it. Need a presentation to entice a client? No problem. Have your VA work on it. There is no job too big or small and none that they can’t handle.
This is possibly the most important point of them all. Once you’ve hired a virtual assistant, you can feel comfortable in taking a little time for yourself; to relax, recharge and prepare for the next big challenge. You don’t have to worry as your highly skilled and competent assistant has it all under control.