A recent report reveals that the US commercial real estate industry is going to be driven by smaller companies rather than the larger firms. The prime reason behind this shift is, smaller companies with less than 50 employees are growing at a faster pace than the larger employers.
In addition, the report also reveals some of the trends such as 18-hour cities, preference of suburbs by future home buyers, evolution & expansion of coworking offices segment, high demand for housing and alternative housing options such as micro-housing and cohousing, improved infrastructure by innovative solutions, fresh food production at city spaces and new capital inflows to be invested in various markets & assets are going to drive the real estate industry into the future.
All the above developments are very encouraging, which will result in a lot of employment, new business opportunities and growth.
In this blog post, we will see how we can generate commercial real estate leads for free from the Internet.
To start with, let us see how we can search leads based on various titles in the real estate industry.
How to search real estate sales leads based on title
For example, if you are looking for Real Estate Manager profiles, the search syntax is:
“Title” “industry” –intitle:profiles –inurl:dir/ site:linkedin.com (linkedin.com/pub OR linkedin.com/in)
The Google search script is:
If you want to find Director of Real Estate profiles, the search script is:
To search for real estate sales consultant profiles, the search script is:
How to find commercial real estate sales leads based on location
Finding real estate sales leads based on location is very important because, as per the report mentioned above, the industry is going to focus more on the trends such as 18-hour cities. So a lot of business activities and investments are going to happen in these places. The cities that come under this category are Austin, San Diego, San Antonio and Denver.
If you want to find people profiles from “Greater San Diego Area” who are in or related to Real Estate industry, then the Google search string will be:
For profiles from San Antonio, Texas Area, the search script is:
For Greater Denver Area profiles, the Google search script is:
For leads from Austin, Texas Area, the search string is:
How to find commercial real estate sales leads based on specific title & location
In the above section, we saw how we can find leads based on location. Now, we will see how we can find real estate sales leads based on both title and location.
For example, if you want to find commercial real estate broker profiles from Austin, Texas Area, the search script is:
How to find real estate sales leads from LinkedIn groups through Google
LinkedIn Groups is one of the best sources to find business leads.
Here we will see how we can find real estate sales leads from LinkedIn through Google.
For example, if we want to search prospects from a group called Commercial Real Estate Executives, the search script is:
Find real estate sales leads on Twitter using Google
If you are looking for real estate sales leads on Twitter, you will find this search string very useful. The Google syntax to search for Twitter profiles is
site:twitter.com Keyword (State) “City” -jobs
For example, if you are looking for Real Estate Agents in San Diego, CA, the search string to use on Google will be
Try different variations of the above search string or replace the keyword with related terms to get the desired search results.
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