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Teaming up with realtors

Discussion in 'Power Washing' started by Dykstra Services, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. Dykstra Services

    Dykstra Services LawnSite Member
    Posts: 13

    Has anyone had any luck with going after realtors to get them to send clients your way so that you can soft-wash their roofs for added curb appeal.
    What have you done that has worked. I am thinking of trying this in our area.


    Attached are pics of a shed we did for a realtor's listing.









    Great Lakes Roof & Exterior Ceaning.
    Serving the folowing areas:
    48809-Belding 48881-Saranac 49301-Ada
    48815-Clarksville 48884-Sheridan 49302-Alto
    48834-Fenwick 48885-Sidney 49306-Belmont
    48835-Fowler 49316-Caledonia
    48838-Greenville 49325-Freeport
    48845-Hubbardston 49331-Lowell
    48846-Ionia 49333-Middleville
    48849-Lake Odessa 49341-Rockford
    48851-Lyons 49348-Wayland
    48860-Muir 49503-G. R
    48861-Mulliken 49505-G.R
    48865-Orleans 49506-G.R
    48873-Pewamo 49512-G.R
    48875- Portland 49525-G.R
    48890-Sunfield 49546-G.R
    48894-Westphalia
    48897-Woodland
    49422 - Holland 49423 - Holland 49424 - Holland

    dirty shed.jpg

    clean shed.jpg

    GreatLakes Logo_Blk1.jpg
     
  2. rywnygc

    rywnygc LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 523

    So far, I am 0-4 with realtors. I have pleny of business, not from them. They always act really excited at first and ask for me to send them information and picstures. I do, and they write or call back telling me how good every thing looks, and how much of a difference it makes...Then thats about it. I thik I'll stick to my other resources from here on out.
     
  3. lkendall

    lkendall LawnSite Member
    Posts: 157

    I got in contact with about 20 realtors here. One had a job for me the next day, and one other took flyers for her office.. I was expecting a better result since its not coming out of their own pocket, but rather the homeowners pocket
     
  4. BrettT

    BrettT LawnSite Member
    Posts: 85

    Realtors are no different than attorneys. It's all about what's in it for me? I have talked to many different Realtors, gone into endless offices, and offered all sorts of things to help them have the best looking house on the street. They do not respond. This reminds me of their attitude when home inspections first started. They didn't want anything to do with home inspectors. My opinion, don't waste you time on someone who thinks hard work is driving around, filling out papers and earning a commission that would be 10 times the price of a clean roof!
     
  5. Doug Rucker

    Doug Rucker LawnSite Member
    Posts: 105

    Work with Realtors that sell high end high priced homes. They make BIGGER commissions when the home is sold so they will suggest anything to their client that will speed up the sale process. Bigger sale for you too.
     

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