881: How to Hit Six Figures as a First-Year Real Estate Agent with Dan Lesniak

February 14, 2020

Dan Lesniak sold $22 million in volume his first year in real estate, and he’s helped countless agents find fast success since. On today’s podcast, Dan shares a few of the scripts and strategies that helped him hit six figures as a new agent. He also gives tips on generating leads, staying top of mind, and making a buyer’s offer really stand out. Plus, Dan talks teams and offers advice on keeping a real estate business running strong when competition is high and inventory is low.

Listen to today’s show and learn:

  • What the D.C. real estate market is like [3:45]
  • Ways to keep business strong when inventory is low [6:44]
  • How to make your buyer’s offer stand out [9:47]
  • Dan’s daily routine [19:25]
  • Dan’s sales figures [28:05]
  • The importance of buy-side business [29:17]
  • Dan’s top lead source and ways to stay top of mind [31:39]
  • How to get leads as a new agent [32:53]
  • Why staying focused is the key to success [34:52]
  • Dan’s script for expireds and withdrawns [37:09]
  • Dan’s HyperFast Bootcamp [41:42]
  • How to break through your goals.
  • Plus so much more.

Dan Lesniak

Since beginning his career in real estate in 2011, Dan Lesniak has quickly become one of the top producing real estate agents in the country, helping hundreds of buyers and sellers complete over $250 million in sales. He utilizes his unique experiences and backgrounds to create programs for clients that reverse the risk in real estate. The Orange Line Living Team that Dan has founded has specialists and systems in place to make the entire spectrum of the real estate process as seemless as possible for clients.

Dan graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy (Bachelor of Science) and the University of Maryland (Master of Arts) before beginning a successful career in the U.S. Navy as a submarine officer. After completing the Navy’s nuclear engineering program he completed four strategic deterrence patrols aboard the USS TENNESSEE, a nuclear-powered missile submarine. During his last tour in the Navy he moved to the Northern Virginia area and served as an aide to an Admiral at the Pentagon. During this tour and subsequently while working as a defense contractor he completed his Master of Business Administration at Georgetown University. Dan prides himself on using his experience in process management, strategy and finance to help his clients.

Dan’s interest in real estate began after college when he began buying, selling, and leasing homes for personal and investment use during his Navy career. During this time he was involved in over ten transactions as a consumer covering a wide variety of property types in Florida and Northern Virginia. His passion for real estate and finance led him to pursue real estate as a professional career. He enjoys leveraging his unique combination of personal and professional experiences, education and ability to quickly understand and manage complex processes in order to help guide his clients through making and carrying out real estate decisions.

Dan has lived in Arlington, VA since 2007. He focuses on Transit Oriented Development (TOD) along the orange line metro corridor, but serves all of D.C. and nearby Virginia and Maryland Dan enjoys long distance running and can often be seeing running around Virginia, D.C. and Maryland. Since 2008 he has completed 10 marathons including 3 Boston Marathons.

In 2011 Dan was the Rookie of the Year at Century 21 Redwood Realty and in 2012 he sold over $22 million and was the Realtor of the Year at Redwood’s Arlington office. His Orange Line Living specialized marketing help him become the market leader in Northern Virginia’s most popular neighborhoods in just one year. In 2013, Dan co-foundedd the City Smart Living Team at Keller Williams Realty and it quickly became one of the faster growing and largest producing real estate teams. Later that year Dan reorganized the team into the Orange Line Living team and partnered with the Keri Shull Team and quickly became one of the top Four Keller Williams Teams in the world.

In 2015 Dan and Keri formed Optime Realty.

Related Links and Resources:

Thanks for Rocking Out

Thank you for tuning in to Pat Hiban Interviews Real Estate Rockstars, we appreciate you! To get more Rockstar content sent directly to your device as it becomes available, subscribe on iTunes or StitcherReviews on iTunes are extremely helpful and appreciated! We read each and every one of them, please feel free to leave your email so that we can personally reach out and say thanks! Have any questions? Tweet meFacebook me and ask Pat anything. Don’t forget to head on over to Bare Naked Agent for Pat’s answers, and advice. Thank you Rockstar Nation, and keep rockin!

Comments are closed.