Category Archives: Builder Sales

Working With REALTORS®-Builder Nuggets Podcast Featuring Kimberly Mackey

Working With REALTORS®-Builder Nuggets Podcast Featuring Kimberly Mackey

How do we turn the general adversarial relationship of builders and REALTORS® into a two-way street of collaboration and trust? In this episode hosted by Duane Johns, our guest Kimberly Mackey shares real-world solutions for just this. She has earned the reputation as being an expert in today’s competitive and rapidly changing sales environment. In addition, her broad experience working directly with both builders and REALTORS® brings a unique perspective on how all parts should work together to create the whole.

You can listen now at www.buildernuggets.com or search for “Builder Nuggets” (episode 28) wherever you listen to podcasts.

Show highlights include:

  • Why adversarial relationships with builders and real estate agents ruin home sales (5:07)
  • How working with multiple REALTORS® can multiply your business (if you know how to build great relationships) (8:18)
  • The “Running Out the Back Door” process that allows you to pick and choose only the best clients to work with (15:10)
  • Why understanding REALTORS® commission structures can grow your own sales (23:42)
  • How your broker registration policy can attract only the real estate agents you actually want to work with. (27:19)
  • With REALTORS® it’s all carrots and no sticks…sticks don’t work (35:20)

 

About Builder Nuggets

The Builder Nuggets community is comprised of successful industry leaders like yourself. Award winning builders, remodelers, business coaches, industry experts, and fellow podcasters have come together to share their secrets of success. Our mission is to build better businesses, build better lifestyles, and to build freedom for ourselves and others. We do this by focusing on collaboration over competition.

Hosts Duane Johns and Dave Young invite you to experience the life changing breakthroughs that have helped hundreds of contractors like you build better lives.

 

Kimberly Mackey is the founder of New Homes Solutions Consulting, and has the reputation as someone with real-world SOLUTIONS in a competitive and rapidly changing sales environment–SOLUTIONS like “50 Sales per Year before Any Walk-in Traffic”. Her primary business is that of a Sales & Marketing Management Consultant.  Companies call on Kimberly to set up the processes and systems within the company so that sales is the engine that drives the train rather than running it off the tracks. Because she has such a depth of experience in all disciplines within the building industry beyond the sales and marketing world, she is highly sought after to help companies to create a Customer Experience Process from potential lead to customer and throughout the building process into the warranty period and beyond. In other words, by creating a smooth transition and communication processes, she helps builders to create “Raving Fans.”

She is a keynote speaker and published author of many Sales and Leadership articles with 20 years of experience as an executive in the residential home building and real estate industry. She has a proven track record working with Builders and Developers of all sizes –from the local/regional companies to the publicly traded nationals. She also works with Brokers from across the country and is the architect and director of the highly successful Preferred Builder Partnership with Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Properties Group where she works with 32 builders, 22 offices and over 650 agents.

For more information, or to book Kimberly for your next event, visit www.NewHomesSolutions.com. While you are there, please be sure to subscribe to SOLUTIONS e-newsletter which comes out twice a month with free training and best practice sharing from across our industry. You are also invited to connect with Kimberly on LinkedIn,www.linkedin.com/in/kimberlymackey; Twitter,www.twitter.com/KimberlyDMackey; and Facebook,www.facebook.com/NewHomesSolutions or on YouTube,  www.youtube.com/c/NewHomesSolutions

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Head-to-Head: The Top 10 Mistakes Most Salespeople Make

Head-to-Head: The Top 10 Mistakes Most Salespeople Make

“THE TOP TEN MISTAKES MOST SALESPEOPLE MAKE.” What happens when two long-time friends and travel buddies go Head-to-Head? Will the friendship survive? 😉 LOL! I am happy to report that it did. We cover some of the crazy things we have seen and done in new home sales and, of course, give our TOP 10Continue Reading

Sales and Marketing Power Hour: Is By Appointment Here to Stay?

Sales and Marketing Power Hour: Is By Appointment Here to Stay?

If the Pandemic taught the new home building industry one thing, booking “By Appointment” is highly effective. After years of experts touting the advantages of setting appointments, builders have made the switch to by appointment preferred or by appointment only to provide customers with social distanced experiences. And the side effects are numerous – moreContinue Reading

Head-to-Head: The Enneagram Enigma with Quint Lears and Kimberly Mackey

Head-to-Head: The Enneagram Enigma with Quint Lears and Kimberly Mackey

  Do you ever feel like you are not being heard? Do you feel like you have to say the same thing over and over to your buyers? Perhaps, it is nothing more than two personality styles who communicate and hear things in very different ways? Listen in to this recording where Kimberly Mackey wentContinue Reading

Head-to-Head with Roland Nairnsey: Engaging Anxious Buyers in Today’s Hot Market

Head-to-Head with Roland Nairnsey: Engaging Anxious Buyers in Today’s Hot Market

  On April 13, 2021, Kimberly Mackey went Head-to-Head with Roland Nairnsey, from New Homes Sales Plus. Buyers are getting extremely anxious with all the bidding wars, rising prices, product shortages, lotteries, VIP lists, highest and best offers, and on an on. With all the headlines about limited availability why don’t these buyers understand whatContinue Reading

Building Perspective Podcast: Looking Forward with Kimberly Mackey

Building Perspective Podcast: Looking Forward with Kimberly Mackey

Recently, Kimberly Mackey was honored to be the featured guest on the Building Perspective Podcast. we spoke about how to get involved in the homebuilders association to give back to our industry, how to manage yourself and others using PRO-active and RE-active time, and even managing your building business during all the chaos and withContinue Reading

Power Hour Webinar: Cut the Commission: Pros & Cons of Paying Co-op Commission

Power Hour Webinar: Cut the Commission: Pros & Cons of Paying Co-op Commission

        Join us once a month on Fridays at noon E.T. for the Sales & Marketing Power Hour. Kimberly Mackey of New Homes Solutions Consulting and Carol Morgan of Denim Marketing promise to power up home builder sales and marketing teams–no topic is too cutting edge for us to tackle! Focused onContinue Reading

Sales and Marketing Power Hour: Are Chatbots and Automation Taking Over the World?

Sales and Marketing Power Hour: Are Chatbots and Automation Taking Over the World?

Kimberly Mackey of New Homes Solutions Consulting and Carol Morgan of Denim Marketing kicked off 2021 with Sales & Marketing Power Hour, a fresh, new webinar series that continues the momentum of the 2020 Vision: It’s a Game Changer webinar series.  Hosted once a month on Fridays at noon E.T., Sales & Marketing Power Hour promises to powerContinue Reading

New Webinar Series Announced: The Sales and Marketing Power Hour

New Webinar Series Announced: The Sales and Marketing Power Hour

UPDATE: This webinar was recorded LIVE on January 22, 2021 with our special guest, Tammie Smoot, from the The BDX. Who better to ask about engaging your online leads?  If you missed it, please enjoy the recording here, and be sure to register below to join the rest of the webinars in the series.  Continue Reading

Head to Head! Myers Barnes & Kimberly Mackey

Head to Head! Myers Barnes & Kimberly Mackey

Head to Head was recorded live on December 15, 2020. If you missed it, please enjoy this replay and stay tuned for more Head to Head programs in 2021. So much has changed in new home sales this year, or has it? Join Myers Barnes and Kimberly Mackey as we go head to head inContinue Reading

2020 Vision: It’s a Game Changer Webinar Series Continues with 2021 Planning, Budgeting, and Goal Setting

2020 Vision: It’s a Game Changer Webinar Series Continues with 2021 Planning, Budgeting, and Goal Setting

*This webinar was recorded live on November 13, 2020 at 2 PM ET. Please join us for our next webinar on December 11, 2020 at 2 PM ET, when we will take a deep dive into the long awaited Lasso 2021 predictions for Marketing, Sales and the Overall Industry/Economic Outlook. Find out what’s hot andContinue Reading

Webinar: 2020 Vision: Online Homebuyer Mystery Shop Revealed

Webinar: 2020 Vision: Online Homebuyer Mystery Shop Revealed

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR OUR UPCOMING WEBINARS RECORDED LIVE on Friday, September 11 at 2 p.m. ET for 2020 Vision: It’s a Game Changer. This month, our webinar series takes a deep dive into the results of the 2020 Online Homebuyer Mystery Shop conducted by Denim Marketing, Melinda Brody & Company, and Blue Gypsy,Continue Reading

Three Quick Tips Every Onsite Salesperson Can Learn From OSCs

Three Quick Tips Every Onsite Salesperson Can Learn From OSCs

Let’s welcome, Leah Fellows, from Blue Gypsy, Inc. (be sure to put those earbuds in, so you can watch this helpful short video): Leah’s 3 main tips: Sharpen your listening skills so you can ask buyers plenty of deep questions Know your website so you can direct buyers around it Follow up multiple times andContinue Reading

2020 Vision Webinar: Stop Majoring in the Minors and Focus on What Matters

2020 Vision Webinar: Stop Majoring in the Minors and Focus on What Matters

Do you ever feel like all you do is react? Let’s talk about proactive sales and marketing! On Friday, August 14, 2020 at 2 p.m. ET, we recorded WEBINAR: 2020 Vision – It’s a Game Changer–Stop Majoring in the Minors, Focus on What Matters. If you missed it, or you just want to go backContinue Reading

Free Webinar: Improving Realtor® Relationships for the Long Haul

Free Webinar: Improving Realtor® Relationships for the Long Haul

This week, we are back with an eighth webinar in a series designed to help sales and marketing teams in the new home industry improve their co-op Realtor relationships during this uncharted crisis. This webinar was recorded live on May 15, 2020, at 1 p.m. EDT. As part of our webinar series, “Selling in aContinue Reading

FREE WEBINAR Part 6: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Pave the Road to Recovery

FREE WEBINAR Part 6: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Pave the Road to Recovery

This webinar was recorded live FRIDAY, APRIL 24, 2020 at 1 PM EDT/10 AM PDT CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE UPCOMING WEBINAR ON FRIDAY, MAY 1st   This week we are back with Part 6 of our webinar series: “Selling in a Time of Uncertainty: Pave a Road To Recovery.” We are going toContinue Reading

FREE WEBINAR Part 5: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Energy, Optimism, Action

Join us next Friday, April 24, 2020, at 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT, when our special guest will be Melissa Morman, Client Experience Officer of Builders Digital Experience (BDX). REGISTER HERE FOR NEXT FRIDAY’S WEBINAR Until then, please enjoy the recording of the April 17, 2020 webinar. On April 24, 2020, we continue our journeyContinue Reading

FREE WEBINAR Part 4: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Chart Your Course

FREE WEBINAR Part 4: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Chart Your Course

This webinar was recorded live on FRIDAY, APRIL 10, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT Last week, our audience asked us about managing the here and now. The focus was more on getting it right and getting it right for NOW. So, we have prepared a whole new session for you. We are bringingContinue Reading

FREE WEBINAR Part 3: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Is This Our ‘New Normal?’

FREE WEBINAR Part 3: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Is This Our ‘New Normal?’

WEBINAR RECORDED LIVE ON FRIDAY, APRIL 3, 2020 at 1:00 PM EDT/10:00 AM PDT With those goals in mind, our topics this week are: Keeping your branding and messaging on point while still encouraging interaction on your social channels Ideas to help rebuild or support your community during the crisis Managing the virtual appointment settingContinue Reading

FREE WEBINAR Part 2: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Ramping up in a Time of Uncertainty

FREE WEBINAR Part 2: Selling in a Time of Uncertainty-Ramping up in a Time of Uncertainty

When: Mar 27, 2020, 01:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada) REGISTER HERE FOR THIS WEBINAR (After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.) With the constantly changing landscape and different protocols from state to state, it’s important that we stay calm, safe, and healthy while still doing whatContinue Reading