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Being a New Real Estate Agent
Being a New Real Estate AgentAs you watch the real estate reality television shows you think, "I could do that." Or perhaps you bought a house recently with an excellent real estate agent and thought, "I could do that."
Two Mistakes New Real Estate Agents MakeSo you signed up for a pre-licensing class, breezed through that and passed your real estate exam. Next up, interviewing with brokers. Unfortunately this is the first place where most new agents take their first misstep. Mistake number one, they interview with brokers that are close to where they live. Why? Why would you select a job just because it's close to where you live? Is that how you selected jobs in the past? Second, the freshly minted agent looks for the broker who will pay them the most money. With ZERO experience you think that someone should pay you top dollar. You have no idea what you are doing which makes you a liability, not an asset. In any event, you interview and decide to affiliate with a broker and wait for the business to roll in. But what you fail to realize is that it doesn't happen that way. You have to do some work, ... more
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