Published on May 18, 2023
Real estate companies rely on a steady stream of leads to keep their businesses thriving. In today’s highly competitive market, generating and nurturing leads has become an increasingly complex process. As a result, many real estate companies are turning to lead intelligence as a way to gain an edge over their competitors.
Lead intelligence is the process of gathering and analyzing data about potential customers to better understand their needs, preferences, and behavior. This data can be used to inform a wide range of business decisions, from marketing strategies to sales tactics.
Here are some key reasons why lead intelligence is so important for real estate companies:
With so many potential leads out there, it can be challenging to know where to focus your efforts. Lead intelligence can help you to identify and target the right prospects for your business. By gathering data on factors such as age, income, location, and interests, you can hone your sales messaging and follow-ups as well as create targeted marketing campaigns that are more likely to convert. This can save you time and money, and increase your chances of closing more deals.
Once you’re armed with key details about your prospective homebuyers, lead intelligence can help you to create personalized marketing messages that resonate with them. Maybe you have a strong segment of boomer leads looking to downsize as they prepare for retirement. Perhaps a large portion of prospects say they want to relocate to a warmer climate. You may even have knowledge of their buying timeline and budget. By analyzing your leads’ behavior and preferences, you can create content and messages that address their specific needs and pain points. This can help to build trust and establish a relationship with your leads, which can ultimately result in more conversions.
Not all leads are ready to buy right away. Many will require some nurturing before they are ready to make a purchase. This is especially true for lifestyle community homebuyers, whose average sales cycle is around 18 months. In fact, recent PCR research shows that over 70% of prospects looking for a home in a lifestyle community have a purchase timeline of between 1-2 years. Lead intelligence can help you to understand where your leads are in the buying process and create targeted content and messages to move them further down the sales funnel. By providing value and building trust over time, you can increase your chances of closing more deals.
Effective communication is key to converting prospects into buyers. With lead intelligence, you can better understand your leads’ preferred communication channels and styles. This can help you to tailor your messages to their needs and preferences and use the right channels to reach them. For example, if you know that a potential customer prefers to communicate via email, you can send them targeted emails with relevant content that addresses their specific needs.
Finally, lead intelligence can help real estate companies to stay ahead of the competition. By analyzing market trends and customer behavior, you can identify opportunities and make more informed business decisions. For example, if you notice that a certain type of property is in high demand, you can adjust your marketing strategy to focus on that type of property. In the case of PCR users who come searching for a lifestyle, knowing the states and regions they are relocating to as well as the preferred amenities they seek in prospective communities allows you to target the right prospect to close deals faster. This can help you to differentiate your community from your competitors and attract not just more leads—but better leads.
PCR understands that lead intelligence is a critical tool for real estate companies looking to generate more leads and close more deals. By gathering and analyzing data about potential customers, you can better understand their needs, preferences, and behavior, and create targeted marketing campaigns that are more likely to convert. With the right lead intelligence strategy in place, you can stay ahead of the competition and grow your business.
Each year, more than 1 million engaged buyers use PCR to find a home. So when you partner with us, leads for your community sales team are given.
And it’s not just the quality of those leads that sets us apart…it’s how we deliver them to you.
PCR specializes in next-level lead capture and tracking. Not only will you see every lead in real time via email, we’ll also work with your CRM to ensure prospects are automatically fed right into your sales pipeline!
The best part? PCR includes detailed demographic data appended to your sales leads. This means insightful reports and advanced analytics with actionable data—like economic status, employment and education information, age range, social and lifestyle segments, and more.
Book a demo today to learn more about how PCR can deliver detailed and proactive leads for your real estate business.