Today: I’m a Rock Star! Tomorrow: I can’t keep up!
Some days I am a professional rock star. I have my paperwork done, calls returned, and am hyper-focused on the work that will make the most impact in my business. Other days I can’t find my car keys, I get stuck in the weeds of tedious paperwork, and go home at the end of the day feeling completely unaccomplished and frazzled. Can you relate?
The ebb-and-flow tendency of real estate can make managing your business difficult at times. Your deals will pile up, or you will find yourself with extra time for your family. This inconsistent flow along with your personal preferences and abilities are a great reason to consider a Virtual Assistant (VA) for your business.
Benefits of Hiring a Virtual Assistant:
VA is less expensive than a traditional employee: Aside from the cost of and time of recruiting, interviewing and training, you will also save money on office space, equipment. and employee benefits such as vacation, health insurance, and employee taxes.
VA can do what you don’t want to (or can’t): Your assistant can do the simple, repetitive work that you don’t want to such as; research, filing, blogging, or social media posts. Or they can focus on the work that you don’t feel good at, such as bookkeeping. This means you will have the time to focus on money-making tasks.
You can’t beat the flexibility: VAs are generally hired for project work, which means you only pay them when they are working. This is great news for your unpredictable and growing business! Also, your VA may have flexible hours that more closely match your needs, and may even be available after-hours.
It’s easy: Hiring a VA is as easy as logging onto a VA site (such as Upwork.com or Zirtual.com), and selecting the VA with the skills and education that you desire. You and your selected candidate may negotiate price, projects, and communication issues. Generally, you pay the VA through the website and everything else is taken care of for you (all sites work a bit differently).
Whether you need a single project completed or an assistant to rely on when your business gets crazy, a Virtual Assistant is a great option to consider. Remember, a majority of your time should be focused on growing your business and money-making tasks!
Preston Group is here to guide our clients through the process of completing a real estate transaction. We have over 10 years experience in the Las Vegas real estate market, and do a majority of our business through referral and return business. We also happily accept commercial real estate referrals from other local real estate agents. Call Shawn M. Preston at 702.350.2289.
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