Converting Time into Money

By |2022-05-11T20:32:52-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Money is not the end result; it is a measurement of the progress you are making. Money measures how well you use your time. As you are starting your real estate business, you will need to learn how to convert time into money. Although money can be used to measure your achievements, money itself is not the ultimate goal here. Quality of life is more important than the quantity of money. Yes, money can help improve the quality of your life but only if you manage your time correctly. If you work 12 hours a day, miss your kid’s soccer games [...]

Finding The Right Broker

By |2022-04-27T19:20:30-04:00May 1st, 2022|Categories: Choosing a Sponsoring Broker, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson, Uncategorized|

Every real estate agent must work under a sponsoring broker to maintain a Real Estate Salesperson License in NY. Finding the right broker for you is very important. You want to choose a broker that you are comfortable with and can mentor you. Do not base choosing a broker solely on the commission split. Obviously, that is an important factor but 100% of nothing sold is $0.00.  As a new agent, you are going to need training, mentoring, support, and a company that is willing to stand beside you and your goals. You have a lot of choices. Do your homework. [...]

How to Find Your First Real Estate Client

By |2022-03-31T23:36:37-04:00April 15th, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

So, you decided to become a real estate agent. You found the right office location and settled in, but you don’t know how to find your first real estate client. We won’t say that the hard part is over, and finding clients will be a piece of cake. On the contrary, we will tell you that your actual hard work begins just now. Now is the time to put all of your perseverance and dedication into being a successful agent. Without them, your chances of making it into this business are minimal. Therefore, prepare to spend many days researching, planning, organizing, [...]

Challenges Real Estate Agents Face Today

By |2022-03-03T13:51:20-05:00March 15th, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Aside from the costs of starting a career in real estate, prospective agents benefit from facing up to the biggest challenges real estate agents face today. Next to technological advances and online trends, even climate change is exerting some influence on the industry. Some of these problems typically affect real estate agents and brokerages equally. Some are unique to the solo work you will have to do. So, let’s take a closer look at the challenges and possible solutions. Low inventory The equation is straightforward: Without the goods, you don’t have income. And the real estate market today suffers from a pronounced [...]

Is a Career in Real Estate Right for You?

By |2022-03-01T19:40:14-05:00February 15th, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Salesperson|

Eager to find a new occupation or a part-time job? A career in real estate might just be the solution to all of your problems. Many people in the US are interested in finding a job that can be financially rewarding, has flexible working hours, and lets you hone your social skills. Yet, keep in mind that becoming a real estate agent has its own set of challenges you should think about when considering the following burning question - is a career in real estate right for you? Read on to find out. Is becoming a real estate agent easy? Nowadays, there are [...]

Common Mistakes Real Estate Agents Make

By |2022-03-01T19:46:11-05:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Being a real estate agent can be a rewarding job. It isn’t easy to start, and it certainly isn’t easy to become the best. However, knowing the most common mistakes real estate agents make might help you get off to a solid start in your real estate career. Knowing these mistakes from the beginning and learning how to avoid them will take you higher in your career and much faster. So keep reading to find out how you can start on the right foot. Expecting immediate success Success doesn’t come that fast and that easily. Real estate is a growing profession [...]

Agent’s Guide to Surviving the Winter

By |2022-03-01T20:10:57-05:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Broker, Continuing Education, Real Estate, Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

Winter is considered a slow season for many businesses. The real estate world is no different, as there seems to be significantly less work during the cold months. With holidays just around the corner, the clients' focus seems to shift from buying and selling to spending more time with their loved ones. While that kind of mindset isn't particularly working out in your favor as a real estate agent - at least not in a financial sense - you too could benefit from the decreased workload. To learn how, continue reading this real estate agent's guide to surviving the winter. Real [...]

Agent’s Guide to Making a Great First Impression

By |2022-03-01T20:13:59-05:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

First impressions are lasting impressions. If you're a real estate agent, you know what we're talking about. Since your success directly depends on your connection with prospective clients, you know the importance of first impressions. So, no matter if you've been in the business for years or you're a newbie, every client is like a fresh start. That's why you need to stand out from the competition and wow your clients from the first moment they see you. Unfortunately, you have only one chance to do this properly. Therefore, to prepare for your next meeting, read the following agent's guide to [...]

Your Online Presence in Real Estate

By |2022-03-04T18:12:19-05:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Real estate is a career that has unlimited potential but your reputation and how you represent yourself online is your greatest asset as your starting out. A common misconception is that a new agent only needs licensing education in order to be successful. The truth is, there are strict limitations on what can and cannot be taught in a licensing course. Here are 5 easy ways to increase your online presence in real estate, especially for the newer agent. It's Your Reputation Your reputation isn’t just built by word-of-mouth anymore — potential clients are often checking you out online before they [...]

Find SUCCESS In Your First Year

By |2022-03-04T18:27:37-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

You’ve landed your first real estate job, and you’re not quite sure what to expect. Sure, you know it’s a rewarding field with opportunity for growth and other benefits, but let’s be realistic: It’s going to take hard work and commitment to reap those benefits! Have no fear – here are four insights that will surely help you to find success in that first year as an real estate agent: 1. Success doesn’t happen overnight Actually, your rookie period will likely last up to two years. Starting out, as an real estate agent, will be all about forming effective habits that will [...]

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