Texas-based Homespin.com has launched Referral Network, a unique technology that automatically connects Homespin’s real estate agent to their existing Facebook connections to expand market reach and generate new referrals and clients.
In tandem with the launch, Homespin expands from serving Austin into two more of the largest real estate markets in Texas: Dallas/Fort Worth and San Antonio. Real estate agents partnered with Homespin in Central and North Texas now have early access to Homespin’s Referral Network to attract new clients.
Most real estate agents find 70-80% of their clients through referrals from family, friends, and past clients. Current industry leaders in real estate lead generation (Zillow and Trulia) concentrate on filling the remaining 20-30% with “cold” leads. Homespin by comparison uses social networks to refer agents back to family, friends, past clients, and with all of the connections’ friends as well. The foundation of Homespin's Referral Network is to digitally encapsulate the referral process that generates 70-80% of all real estate agents’ business today.
“Homespin referrals work because the system is built on trust, not spam. With no work at all, it took all my Facebook connections and created a referral network that opened the door to new business. It is the social rocket for real estate agents,” states Austin-based REALTOR®, Josh Center.
“As an agent, I wanted to create a tool that would allow me to tap into my social networks and tell me exactly when my connections are looking to buy or sell a home,” says Jude Galligan, Homespin Co-Founder and REALTOR®. “In less than 5 minutes, I can obtain one-click endorsements and referrals from my social network connections, opening up my market reach and giving me a tool to see when they are in the market.”
Edited by Gordana Davila