New Brokerage Blog - 11/21/09

Real Estate Broker/Owner with Weaver Realtors B55786000

Below are the beginning business statistics:

1) Started my own Brokerage October 27, 2009
2) Experience - real estate (licensed 5 years), Associate Broker 3 years, CRS, GRI, AHS, BS Ed, investor 8 years, previous experience building and running my own company 5 years, corporate management 9 years
3) Location - good for foot traffic, abundant parking, good signage visibility, office space remodeled to fit new needs, remodel completed by us and we own the building
4) Equipment - Utilized some existing and purchased some - signs, office furniture, computers, printers, cameras*
5) People - Myself and an Administrative person who plans to get licensed6) Marketing experience - 10 years, Internet, web development,print, photography
7) Financing - Start-up, Self financed(approximately $12,000), next phase -  expansion with a loan (looking into a SBA 7a Loan)
8) Time Committed to generating business and running business - approximately 60 hrs a week
9) Time required to be able to open office and do business - approximately 6 months, financial planning, office layout, remodeling, marketing plan, business plan, signage, accounting, legal, state, federal, supplies, other.*

*Used many local persons for work and supplies (signage, beautiful, unique and reasonable) but also found many great deals online.

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Georgia A. Weaver, GREEN, CNE, CRS, GRI, 
Broker Owner and Iowa Certified General Contractor

Weaver LLC Realtors
"A Promise Made is a Promise Kept"

607 Lake Avenue
Lake Avenue
Storm Lake, IA 50588
Office 712-213-4663 (HOME)
Direct 712-291-0118

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Georgia Weaver
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Thank you so much Corinne!

Your profile is outstanding, and I hope in this economic downturn a lot of realtors refocus on what your goals are.


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