Friend or Foe?

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Real Estate Agent with Jim Free Realty

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Friend or Foe? How do you treat Referral Agent?  It almost seems like the law of nature to treat other real estate agents as competitors.  We have found that it is profitable to treat them as partners. Our primary business is in Panama City Beach, Florida. Like many resort towns the property owners live somewhere else and likewise our buyers likely live somewhere else. We receive a lot of referral business from agents all over the country and even a few outside the country. 

 

We treat all our referral agents as partners and we pay a 50% referral fee on either side of the transaction and we are glad to have these partners.

 

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Comments (2)

Hosai Nasir
Century 21 M & M and Associates - Cupertino, CA

I personally treat all my colleagues realtors as Professional friends.... from the newbie to pros they always teach me new things.. 

 

 

Anyhow thank you for sharing this and it's always great to be informed and aware. Please keep me in mind for Northern California.. and wish you a great productive week ahead

hosai Nasir

 

Jul 05, 2011 10:39 AM
Brenda Mayette
Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc. - Glenville, NY
Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!

Do unto others....! Transaction are much smoother (not to mention pleasant!) when fellow agents are treated with respect.

Jul 05, 2011 10:48 AM