broker: 10 Steps to Building a Better Brokerage... and A Company Culture - 03/16/09 04:08 PM
The following was originally a comment to a comment to a comment on my post "The Future of the Real Estate Office... and Company" here on Active Rain (and published on
For those brokers that are fearing the 100% commissions or trying to build a company of attraction for agents, I have some suggestions.  First, I would suggest you talk to a couple of companies that have really survived this well (there are tons here on Active Rain).
I understand that each area is different and agents are different across the board, but having been in recruiting, I know that … (8 comments)

broker: Calling All Realtors and Brokers - Get it now or Get out... and Get Doing - 07/09/08 04:55 PM

My friend Marc Davison over at 1000watt Consulting wrote a post the other day called A House Divided that I think truly addressed the situation that we in the industry are facing right now.
"Let's not beat around the bush. There are deep issues festering in real estate. I've addressed some of them: The disconnect between the industry and the consumer. The barricades thrown up against discounters and alternative models.  The 100-year war for control. But brewing deep in the pit, at the bottom of it all, is a "War of the Roses" between real estate agents and brokers. … (5 comments)


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