Realtor Response Time

How long do Realtors have to get back to a prospective Buyer looking for an agent to represent them?

A.  One business day

B. One-half day

C. Two hours

D. Five minutes

Correct answer:  D.

Yup, the latest industry statistics indicate that you have 5 minutes(!) to get back to a lead, or they’ll simply move on to the next Realtor on their list.

Which is why, to a Realtor, the ultimate luxury is  . . . . turning off your cell phone.

About the author

Ross Kaplan has 19+ years experience selling real estate all over the Twin Cities. He is also a 12-time consecutive "Super Real Estate Agent," as determined by Mpls. - St. Paul Magazine and Twin Cities Business Magazine. Prior to becoming a Realtor, Ross was an attorney (corporate law), CPA, and entrepreneur. He holds an economics degree from Stanford.

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