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How to Build a Real Estate Brand in a Changing Market

By Carolyn Vento Last Updated October 17, 2022 3 min read

The real estate business is constantly changing, and potential clients are looking for the stability that a unique real estate brand provides. To accomplish this, you can start by determining what makes your brand stand out.

When you establish a distinct real estate brand, you are more likely to attract clients when they are ready to buy or sell properties. Ideally, becoming the go-to brand people reference and recommend as the market cools down. 

Building a brand that people will remember will take time and effort, but we have all you need to know to build a successful real estate brand.

Research your market

To start, you must know your local real estate market. Homebuyers and sellers are more likely to engage with you if you’re an expert in your area. Become familiar with neighborhoods, jobs, schools, and local businesses. 

To take it a step further, you can also consider hiring a real estate marketing coordinator to conduct research, plan, and execute your marketing strategy to generate leads and convert potential clients. 

Discover your target audience

Think about the audience you are trying to reach. Completing market research will determine your audience’s demographics and who you should be marketing to. For example, if great schools and outdoor activities are nearby, you’ll likely want to target young families. 

Once you have your target audience, gear your branding toward their needs and identify any pain points. This can be as simple as asking leads about their communication preferences. 

Additionally, some of the most popular real estate agents are well-known due to community involvement. Attending a local community or charity event will show that you put people first. Building long-lasting relationships make your brand the first people will think of when they need an agent. 

Invest in digital marketing

Most people begin their search for real estate agents online, looking at photos of properties and sifting through customer reviews. Therefore, digital marketing is necessary to reach your target audience, regardless of your location. 

Having your own website, sending emails, and posting on social media shows initiative in making your business work for you. A bold logo, polished website, and unique content can help you stand out from agents using traditional marketing methods. 

As the market cools down, potential clients will also need reassurance. Another great investment is sending content such as ebooks and brochures to educate and assure them you are the right agent for buying or selling a home. 

Make your real estate brand memorable

As the real estate market is saturated with agents, you need to be memorable. What makes you and your brand unique? Do you specialize in a particular area? Have a fun hobby that may spark conversations with potential clients? 

Differentiating yourself from the competition is essential. While you don’t need to reinvent the wheel, test various strategies and experiment.

However, be sure to keep your target audience in mind. While you want to appear specialized, you don’t want to make your brand too niche that only a small amount of your audience will consider using you. 

Use professional real estate photography and videos

It’s been said that a picture is worth a thousand words, and the saying holds true for real estate. Professional photos and videos are essential to your brand’s success as they tell a story, allowing potential buyers to picture themselves there. 

Using a professional service shows your clients that you put in the effort to optimize your brand. Your professional photos will be clean, easy to digest, and consistent across your listings. Attractive listing photos are more likely to attract a buyer’s attention and could be why someone works with you! 

How Virtuance can help build your real estate brand

Virtuance’s real estate photography services help build your brand through high-quality photographs, 3D tours, and floor plans your clients want.As the market changes, your eye-catching brand will remind people that you are there to help them to adjust and strategize. Virtuance adds professionalism to your ever-growing brand, making it more attractive and trustworthy by providing access to our Marketing Suite with every order. Our HDReal® images are 2x more likely to capture buyers’ attention, helping you build a solid brand, regardless of the current market.