Residential real estate sales begin with a lead. Without a genuinely interested buyer or seller, there is no listing agreement, buyer’s contract, escrow process, negotiation, or sale. Every important task in the agent’s daily list of activities must touch lead generation in some way, or else the new sales pipeline eventually dries up. Charisma and a strong aptitude for communication will only take you so far – you also need the proper systems in place to manage and ultimately convert the leads you receive. Search here to discover a host of lead generation techniques ready for use in your market today.