How to Be a More Productive Real Estate Agent

Being an estate agent is quite a popular career choice in the US and UK. As of 2021, around 55,000 people are working as estate agents just in the UK alone. But more are barely getting by. Today we look at how to be a more productive real estate agent so that you can thrive.

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The number of new agents is a significant increase from previous years. However, just because this career is a popular choice, it doesn’t mean it is easy. Continue reading to learn the best ways to be a more productive real estate agent.

How to Be a More Productive Real Estate Agent

Being a successful estate agent requires lots of long hours, hard work, and planning. If you are thinking of entering the industry here are our top three tips on how you can be a more productive real estate agent. Or maybe you just want to improve your current skill set.

1. Keep on Learning

One effective way you can be more productive as an estate agent is to keep on learning and participating in higher education real estate courses. (You’ll want to take the courses that are approved for your location.) As you make your way through your career, you should always be looking for ways to improve your knowledge. Then focus on what you can do to be even more productive within your field. 

Online courses are a great way to gain a deeper understanding of the real estate industry. Agents who learn more, earn more. The benefit of completing an online course is that you can manage your time better. Complete the assessments around your schedule. Simple! 

2. Use Technology to Your Advantage

Living in the digital age means that we have an abundance of useful technology that assists us with day-to-day tasks. If you are struggling with productivity in your career, why not take advantage of some of the top software programs out there? 

Organizational skills do not come naturally to everyone, so there is no shame in using organizational programs to help create order in your day. More on this in the next tip.

It may be a case of trial and error until you find the program that works best for you. So just take the time to use a few before you choose one.

3. Establish Routines and Processes

Having an established routine is an effective method to increase your productivity. Often, an effective routine will start in the morning and will help carry you through the rest of the day. When working as a real estate agent, it would be good to have an established work routine that you can follow throughout your week.

Creating your routine provides you with a solid structure. You’ll be more productive as you always know what you need to do next. It will also demonstrate your professionalism and your colleagues and clients will respect your commitment.


As established throughout this article, being a successful real estate agent doesn’t happen overnight. You need to be willing to put in extra work and be more productive about achieving your goals. For more on this topic, check out the Top 10 Best Things About Good Realtors. Take these tips to heart and you will increase your productivity.

Tre Pryor, Realtor

Tre Pryor is the leading real estate expert in the city of Louisville. He is a multi-million dollar producer and consistently ranks in the top 1% of Louisville Realtors for homes sold. Tre Pryor has the highest possible rating—5.0 stars on Google—by his clients and is routinely interviewed by the local NBC news. Tre Pryor is a member of the RE/MAX Hall of Fame.