How To Build A Craigslist Real Estate Lead Generating System
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How To Build A Craigslist Real Estate Lead Generating System

Automatically Screen Out The Junk And Get Only Leads From Highly Motivated Sellers
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Created by Ben Clardy
Last updated 4/2016
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What Will I Learn?
  • Receive pre-screened, highly-qualified Real Estate leads.
  • Don't waste time with un-motivated sellers and middle-men.
  • Make money, save time, and close more deals.
  • Save time by automatically eliminating junk leads.
  • Focus on closing deals instead of sorting poor-quality leads.
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  • All components required are free and publicly available.
  • A desire to learn, progress, and grow is all that's required.

Here's the trouble with Craigslist: 97% of the Real Estate listings are GARBAGE.

If you've ever tried to find a good deal on Craigslist then you already know what I mean.

With that being said, there are still amazing Real Estate deals to be had. However, you need a systematic way of sifting out the overwhelming JUNK in order to reveal the few opportunities that are real GEMS.

It's that unique and valuable ability that my simple system will provide you with.

As Real Estate Entrepreneurs, our businesses are entirely dependent on a steady stream of quality of incoming leads. Without leads - our business dies. Still, there is a very important factor that most people miss out on:

There's a balance between QUALITY and QUANTITY that effects your results dramatically.

Here's what I mean -

  • HIGH Volume of LOW Quality Leads = Bad. Inefficient. Dangerous. A Trap.
  • LOW Volume of HIGH Quality Leads = Good. Efficient. Profitable. Freedom.

You see, it's very beneficial to focus on a smaller pool of leads that will provide you with greater opportunity to profit. As a result, you make MORE money with LESS effort.

I can show you how to build a simple system that will give you a steady supply of HIGH-QUALITY leads from Craigslist, with full-automation, and FREE to maintain.

Using the power of Craigslist and a few other (little known) unique tools, I can show you how to build a simple system that will screen out all the junk, and provide you with top-notch Real Estate leads from the most motivated sellers.

Once your system is built, you can sit back and enjoy a supply of deals that consist of of only the very best available in your market. This course will save you time, make you money, and allow you to focus on only the very best leads in your area.

*** This is the KEY that unlocks your ability to produce quality leads from Craigslist.

Here's why you'll benefit from building your own Craigslist Lead-Generating System:

  • It will screen out all the bogus leads - AUTOMATICALLY
  • It will increase your total count of QUALITY incoming leads for your business
  • It will DRASTICALLY improve your efficiency of processing Craigslist Real Estate leads
  • It will provide you with ONLY the most highly-qualified, motivated seller leads
  • It will help to AUTOMATE and SYSTEMATIZE your Real Estate investing business
  • It will give you an UNFAIR ADVANTAGE against your local competitors
  • It will save you money by effectively leveraging a NEVER-ENDING source of leads

This course is delivered in short, bite-sized video lessons. I will personally guide you through the creation, implementation, and tuning of your automatic lead-generating system.

There are no ongoing costs or memberships involved with my course. All of the required components are free and publicly available. Aside from your enrollment fee, everything else required is 100% free in every way!

The system is simple, elegant, effective, and valuable. You'll be amazed and pleased.

Who is the target audience?
  • Anyone who can benefit from high-quality Real Estate leads.
  • Real Estate buyers who need more purchasing opportunities.
  • Investors who want to automate their Real Estate business.
  • People who need to diversify their incoming lead sources.
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Curriculum For This Course
11 Lectures
Course Overview
1 Lecture 05:02

The full system consists of 3 separate components that all work together to produce high-quality Real Estate leads.

You'll be setting up and mixing together the functionality of a Google Account, Craigslist, and a website called

It takes each of these components working in a very specific way in order to produce Real Estate leads that can be effectively used to make money as an investment.

In this video, I'll explain each of these 3 critical components, and show you how they all cooperate to provide you with a never-ending stream of high-quality Real Estate leads.

Preview 05:02
Setting Up The Required (Free) Accounts
3 Lectures 12:36

In this lecture, I'll show you how to create a Google account that will be to store and organize all of the incoming leads that are being produced by your lead-generating system.

This Google account will also play a critical role in screening all of the income leads that are being produced within the system.

For now, all you have to do is set up a completely new account. This account will be used for nothing other than your lead-generating system.

Preview 04:49

In this lecture, I'll show you how to create a account that will be the "lead-farm" for all of your incoming leads.

Set Up Your Craigslist Account

Set Up Your account
Bring In The Leads Using
3 Lectures 26:22 is an obscure website that not many people have heard about. It's got some really handy functionality that is exactly what we need to bring together Craigslist and Gmail in order to process all those leads. is the secret ingredient that will allow your system to scrape away the JUNK leads so that all you will be left with are the ones that you can turn into money.

In this lecture, I'll show you how to create targeted "recipes" within

Creating A Real Estate Deal-Finding "Recipe" Using

How To Build Detailed Or Broad Search "Recipes"

Here, you will find a list of strategic keywords that can be used in setting up your recipes. These keywords re the result of a decade of learning what keyword are often used by motivated sellers who are posting their house for sale.

Each keyword is used to create a recipe. In other words, if you want to capture leads for 50 different keywords, you will need to create 50 individual recipes within

75 Highly-Effective Keywords For Finding Motivated Sellers:

need to move



no power


power is off

utilities are off

passed away




done with

willing to

selling due to

sell due to



need offer

need an offer


lost my job

fire damage





must sell

take over






single parent

needs work




full rehab

owner finance

owner carry

rent to own





tax liens

back taxes





all offers considered

my loss

your gain

sell asap

let's talk



a loss

our loss

as soon as possibly

my property

get rid of

out of town


out of state




will consider

letting go

quick sale





Finalizing Your Deal-Locating System
Clean & Scrub The Leads Using Goggle Filters
1 Lecture 12:37

Another really cool thing we can do to further enhance our results is to use the filter system within your GMail account to really scrub and clean up the results that sends your way.

Think of it this way: brings the leads in, then Google Filters scrub and clean the leads further.

In this lecture, I'll show you how to take advantage of GMail's filter system to further refine your incoming leads.

Screening & Cleaning Your Incoming Leads With Gmail Filters
The End-Result Of Your Real Estate System
1 Lecture 04:04

Once your system is built and tuned the way you want it to be, you will be able to enjoy a never-ending stream of incoming Real Estate leads that are pre-screened to be a close match to the kind of Real Estate deals you are looking for.

Preview 04:04
Thinking Big Picture
2 Lectures 11:17

Leads don't do you any good unless they are effectively processed and turned into bonafide Investment Opportunities.

There are some things you can do to boost your results, or even remove yourself from the process altogether.

In this lecture, I'll talk about how to best leverage your automatic lead-generating system.

How To Best Leverage Your System

There are some other interesting ways you can benefit by using the same components that you've been working with in some interesting ways.

In this final lecture, I'll talk about some other cool ways you can use,, and

Other Uses For The System (Outside-The-Box)
About the Instructor
Ben Clardy
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Coach & Teacher For Entrepreneurship & Real Estate

Hi there!

My name is Ben Clardy. I'm a Real Estate Entrepreneur, but I'm a teacher at heart.

I'm highly passionate about helping other people overcome their fears, challenges, and obstacles as they progress towards their goals.

I enjoy helping people succeed. I suppose I'm that way because I know how real the struggle can be - and the struggle is different for every person. Still, despite what you own personal challenges are, success can be yours - and it's my commitment to do whatever I can to help others achieve the success they desire.

Personally, I have a great deal of knowledge about Real Estate, so that's where I have chosen to focus my efforts.

I've been in business for myself for nearly 2 decades, and I have no intent of ever going back to a 9-5 job - or working for someone else for that matter. Once you've had a taste of the freedom that Real Estate can provide, I'm sure you'll feel the same way!

So, currently I'm a full-time Real Estate Investor. When I'm not closing a Real Estate deal, I'm usually teaching other people how they can do the same!

Lastly, I think it's helpful to know that I create my courses around specific needs that my student-base requests. I'll send out messages and polls, asking my students what they would like me to teach. Then I craft courses that address that particular need. That's my process!

Alright, that's enough about me. Check out my courses, and let me know what I can do to help you achieve success!

I'm happy to help.  ;)