4 Effective Ways Real Estate Agents Can Reduce Stress And Work Faster 


Working in real estate is often extremely stressful. High levels of stress hormones like cortisol are fine when it involves acute, threatening situations like being chased by a bear, but the chronic high levels which are a signature of 21st-century life can increase the chance of virtually every disease.

Stress comes with the territory in real estate, especially for those who are self-employed. No sales can often mean no income and with life-changing amounts of cash being exchanged, everyone involved can feel under pressure and irritable.

However, with a few methods and changes; you’ll reduce stress levels significantly – which should, in turn, cause you to a simpler real estate agent and provides you a far better quality of life.

  1. Outsourcing

Time is money, and a general lack of your time is often stressful. a method to reduce interruptions and make sure that you capture all of your potential sales leads is to use a phone answering service. employing a 24/7 service also can ensure that you’ll literally cut at the top of the working day and relax or spend quality time with your family.

It also can be relatively cheap and cost-effective to outsource administrative tasks like scheduling, sorting travel arrangements and if required – simple tasks like data entry. For self-employed real estate agents, outsourcing bookkeeping or getting a bookkeeping app like FreeAgent can streamline all the financial paperwork without the expense of an area accountant.

  1. Adaptogens

Also, speak to your doctor before taking any vitamin supplements or making any changes to your diet.

Adaptogens are a group of herbs that help the body to alleviate and deal with the consequences of chronic stress. If you don’t like tablets otherwise you don’t have the time to grow your own herbs, a herbal cup of tea could be the solution.

Well, known adaptogens include ginseng, maca, and even rosemary. Always consult your doctor before consuming an adaptogen however, it’s possible they might interact with medication.

  1. Deep Breathing

So simple, it seems stupid. Deep, rhythmic breathing can help to activate the parasympathetic systema nervosum which in turn, lowers vital signs and reduces levels of anxiety. The “4-7-8 breathing technique”, involves taking during a deep breath for 4 seconds, then holding the breath for 7 seconds, before breathing out for 8 seconds. this will be quite difficult to accomplish initially – especially trying to form your exhalation last the full 8 seconds.

  1. Vitamins

Vitamins are great for people in all industries. Real estate agents have to do so many tasks to do and some of them don’t even have time to do all the things mentioned above. Here, vitamins sound like a smarter and time-efficient solution. B complex vitamins a.k.a, B vitamins can be eaten as a fast solution.

Folic acid and Vitamin B12 both are important in creating healthy DNA. These vitamins also help to maintain our homocysteine levels in check. In short, vitamins like folic acid (Vitamin B9) and cobalamin (Vitamin B12), amygdalin (Vitamin B17) can be eaten to lower stress levels whether you’re a real estate agent or a doctor.

Author bio: Laura Edward a graduate from San Diego State University, and currently a content contributor at Nano Hearing Aids and Apricot Power. In her spare time, she read books and writes a new blog post. Follow her on Twitter @lauraedward977.