Today’s edition of our blog presents the next four reasons why hiring a real estate assistant is a smart choice.

5.) Supervised Transactions

Once you find a buyer for the property you are handling, your assistant will keep a close watch to make sure that all transactions run smoothly until closing. They will make sure that all needed documents have been signed and check all inspections to ensure that they are completed on time. Once the deal is successfully closed, your assistant will prepare all necessary documents and distribute copies to the seller and to the buyer’s agent. Your assistant will also keep records of all documents for your easy access or retrieval.

6.) BPO Assistance

If you are an agent performing BPO work for banks and asset management companies, then a Real Estate VA will make things easier for you. Once you have performed your assessment and have the property photos and have gathered all the necessary documents, your assistant will then take over. He will update the bank or asset management company about the BPO details and make sure that all information are updated and in sync in all channels.

7.) REO Aid

Handling properties takes a toll on you especially when you’re an REO agent. There are just a lot of things to check (landscaping, plumbing, changing door locks, etc.). It pays a lot if someone will assist you in taking care of the monthly reports you have to submit to banks as part of the listing process. Your assistant can do just that and can also manage your invoice for you to be paid and reimbursed for the efforts and costs you have incurred.

8.) Social Media Promotion

Your Real Estate Virtual Assistant can assist you in boosting your image as an expert in your field by managing your social media accounts. Managing your tweets, taking care of your WordPress as well ActiveRain blogs and connecting them with your LinkedIn account, handling your Facebook Fan Page; name it and your assistant will be able to deliver in getting backlinks to your website and attract web traffic which will not only solidify your image but also draw potential clients.

These are just some of the things that your assistant can do to take considerable amount of work off your shoulders. With the 8 reasons outlined, hiring a Virtual Assistant is without a doubt an intelligent move. So if you want to get rid of stress and feel the enthusiasm of a happy working atmosphere, you should start moving now and look for a Real Estate Virtual Assistant.

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Christian works as a real estate assistant at Xilium. He specializes in back office support, content writing, social media marketing, and administrative assistance. Follow him on Google+.
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