A lot of experienced professionals have their underrated thoughts about millennials. Though many of these millennials are tagged as lazy and tech-driven individuals, they have some great impacts on a certain area which in real estate. Some of these are the changes in office culture, increased listing automation and crowdfunding mortgages. They are in the largest percentage of the working force now and we can have something to learn in their work style particularly in the industry of real estate.
1. Questioning the way things are done
Asking questions to know how things are being done is a good thing to ponder. The initiative to know something you don’t know is a good start for improvement. Recently, millenials have encouraged real estate agents to use online lead generation as a powerful tool to gain more clients. You don’t have to look for new potential leaders because they are now coming straight to you.
2. Getting experimental
Observe and follow millennials take some risks to explore new things. Bring yourself to some extent of experimentation on how you deal with the solutions. Taking risks works especially when you are venturing for something unknown and found the greatest return of investment.
3. Embracing technology
You can’t deny how technology had completely changed the real estate world, from online listing to digitally enhanced processes making the real estate transactions quicker and more quality. Meanwhile mobile apps, housing price history and other information help buyers to formulate more informed decisions.
4. Embracing a flexible schedule
Flexible work schedule is a good millennial invention. The real estate industry is a demanding one in terms of time and flexibility and it requires 24/7 availability and a strong healthy relationship with the clients. This is very essential to develop trust and establish meaningful relationships.
5. Using non-conventional forms of financing
Crowdfunding made it possible for young entrepreneurs to make their ideas into a reality without the need for big bank’s loan. It’s the same thing for real estate. Crowdsourcing funds for investment properties from small-time investors, is one of the alternative lending ways.