1 of the BEST ways to get leads

Do you want to know one of the best ways to get leads?

Craigslist.

Yeah, for real. (Don’t roll your eyes… keep reading.)

But hey, I get it… most investors frown on getting leads from Craigslist. And rightfully so, if you are focusing on wholesaling, rehabbing and flipping. 

But for lease options, Craigslist is a gold mine waiting to be tapped. It’s a cheap and easy way to market.

I’ve actually been using this strategy since 2008. So I know it works!

Ready…

Text landlords and sellers on Craigslist.

Simply text rentals and FSBOs.

Allow me to manage your expectations a bit…

On average, you’ll need 25-30 leads from Craiglslist to get 1 deal. And an average, you need 3-4 weeks to get a contract—from the time you initially talked to the seller. And, you’ve gotta nurture and follow up with the leads.

Okay, here’s the easy 1, 2, 3 formula:

  1. You or your VA sends this text: “Hey, I saw your ad on Craigslist. Property looks nice. Is it still available?” 
  2. If they say “yes,” you respond back with: “Are you the owner?” 
  3. If they say “yes,” you respond: “You wouldn’t consider doing a rent-to-own or lease option, would you? Maybe rent it out for a year and then sell it?”

That’s it, folks.

What’s great about this method is that you’re talking directly to the person who makes the decisions about the property… not a property manager, not a Realtor… the owner.

Side Note: I love Craigslist because it’s free. But you do need to do other marketing as well. I suggest direct mail, like I do. That, too, still works.

Craigslist texting is a super simple AND effective strategy.

I’m telling you, it’s a winner you can start using today—a powerful marketing strategy. And, you can start doing it right now. So do it.

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