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  • Writer's pictureDan Plowman

To The PointOne with Dan Plowman - Episode 05

Updated: Jun 20

How to Effectively Nurture and Mature Real Estate Leads

In a recent conversation between two seasoned realtors, the focus was on one of the biggest challenges in the real estate industry: lead generation and nurturing. Here are the essential strategies discussed to help realtors generate, nurture, and mature leads effectively.

Building a Strong Foundation

One of the primary points highlighted was the importance of creating a robust platform that supports realtors in converting leads. This involves several key components:

  1. Training and Standardization:

  • Develop duplicatable and trainable buyer and listing presentations.

  • Standardize inbound and outbound call scripts to ensure consistent communication.

  • Provide comprehensive training on handling objections and closing deals.

  1. Quality Over Quantity:

  • Focus on hiring team members who have some experience and a proven track record. New agents require extensive training, which can be resource-intensive.

  • Ensure that every team member goes through rigorous training to match or exceed the conversion rates of more experienced agents.

The Art of Lead Nurturing

Nurturing leads is an ongoing process that requires patience and strategy. The conversation emphasized the following methods:

  1. Incubation of Leads:

  • Understand that not all leads will convert immediately. Many potential clients might be 24 to 36 months away from making a decision.

  • Develop a system to follow up and maintain relationships with these leads over time.

  1. Daily Activities for Lead Generation:

  • Engage in consistent daily activities such as door knocking, hosting open houses, making outbound calls, and reaching out to your center of influence.

  • Diversify lead generation strategies to avoid relying on a single source. Use a mix of branding, advertising, social media, and pay-per-click opportunities.

Importance of Effective Follow-Up

The follow-up process is crucial in converting leads into clients. Here are some tips shared during the conversation:

  1. Building Relationships:

  • Shift the focus from closing deals to building long-term relationships.

  • Use language that shows genuine interest in the client’s plans and timelines, and obtain their permission to stay in touch.

  1. Consistent Tracking:

  • Maintain detailed records of all interactions and follow-up commitments.

  • Aim to secure a certain number of follow-up opportunities each week, which will cumulatively lead to a significant number of conversions over time.


By implementing these strategies, realtors can improve their lead generation, nurturing, and conversion processes. The key lies in building a strong foundation, focusing on quality training, engaging in consistent daily activities, and maintaining effective follow-up practices. These methods not only help in converting leads but also in building a sustainable and thriving real estate business.

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