What should I do first, if I’m not sure where to start?
This is an excellent question, because it shows you’re reflecting on the deep complexity of real estate outsourcing & automation.
Our Service & Pricing Menu is 180+ pages long for a reason:
Successfully using Real Estate Virtual Assistant Services is complicated.
Luckily, if you’re feeling overwhelmed, or not sure where to start, there is a simple, easy-to-understand recipe for success you can follow.
This approach, proven in action by thousands of real estate companies from around the world, will ensure you have success working with Real Estate Virtual Assistants.
Outsource Just One Hour Of Work Per Day
If you can use a Real Estate Virtual Assistant to free up just 1 work hour per day, 5 work days per week…
That’s about an extra 20 work hours per month, saved.
An extra 240 work hours per year!
That’s about 1.5 extra months (working full-time 40 hour weeks), every year, from now on.
How would your business benefit if you had an extra month and a half every year?
If you’re not sure where to start with Real Estate Virtual Assistants, then creating your own 13.5 month year should be your #1 priority.
How To Start Freeing Up One Work Hour Daily.
To “Outsource Just One Hour Of Work Per Day” is easier said than done.
Which hour of work should you outsource?
What exact task will be delegated?
While precise answers to these questions depend on your own unique situation, there is a simple universal solution:
Start by outsourcing the most repetitive Administrative or Customer Service task first.
And as we always recommend:
Don’t overdo it, trying to outsource too much at once. Take things incrementally, in bite-sized chunks, one individual workflow or task at a time.
“What if the task I plan to outsource takes up less than one work hour per day?”
While our recommendation is to focus on outsourcing one hour of work per day, don’t let that limit you.
A little bit of a good thing is better than none at all.
Even if you outsource only 30 minutes of work per day…
That is still another 120 work hours, or in other words 3 full-time working weeks, freed up each year.
While you might fall short of the universal goal, outsourcing 30 minutes (or less) of daily work, the first step toward succeeding with Real Estate Virtual Assistants is the same:
Focus on Outsourcing One Work Hour Per Day
Examples Of Repetitive Administrative & Customer Service Tasks To Potentially Outsource
In conclusion, we’ll explore some actual, real-world, example tasks.
Use the following list to get your own imagination firing, considering which (if any) of these commonly outsourced tasks might be taking up your work hours:
- Follow up calls.
- Entering leads & contact data in your CRM.
- Writing blog posts, drip emails, or newsletters.
- Sharing content on Social Media.
- Syndicating your listings across multiple sites.
- Building lead lists.
- Researching comparables.
- Creating CMA reports.
- Data entry.
- Website updates & minor changes.
- Calling tenants about late rent or maintenance issues.
- Scheduling appointments & updating your calendar.
The list goes on & on.
Picking just one, or a fraction of one of the above tasks, and successfully outsourcing it so you can “set it and forget it” could be worth an extra 1.5 months per year.
The only limitation on starting is settling on which menial, repetitive task, that doesn’t require your physical presence, to outsource first.
But don’t get overwhelmed.
Keep it simple.
Pick one Task to start,
Focus on outsourcing just one work hour per day.
Once you are successful in this small endeavor, your newfound experience & confidence will make it easier to tackle progressively larger and more ambitious outsourcing campaigns.
Ready To Get Started? Need Help Picking The Right Task To Outsource?
Begin by scheduling a complimentary, no-obligation:
(OAC for short.)
This one-on-one diagnostic Consultation will help you pinpoint which task to outsource first, as well as prepare you for what it will be like working with a Virtual Assistant.
If your goal is to outsource one hour of work per day, your Opportunity Analysis Consultation can help hone in on this one specific goal, and our Intake Manager will be happy to get you started on the right foot.
It’s free, and is the first step for all new Clients. If you’re ready: