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Jason Crouch
Austin Texas Homes, LLC - Austin, TX
Broker - Austin Texas Real Estate (512-796-7653)

Donna Foerster - Thanks for your wonderful input. As a broker/owner myself, I am always interested to know what causes people to move to a new company.

Nov 22, 2014 10:27 AM
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Donna Foerster
HomeSmart Realty Group - Parker, CO
Metro Denver Real Estate Agent

Great question. We've changed brokerages twice in our careers. The first time was from a big box to a boutique. We made the move due to some drama we were experiencing and a toxic environment, we also saved a significant amount of money. We stayed with that boutique firm for 2 years. We were still experiencing drama, and again a bad environment, so we made another change. Both changes were actually unplanned. We are now with a mid-sized company and very happy!

As for qualities in a broker? I want someone who is knowledgeable and who has good people and leadership skills. Someone who will encourage me to grow and to grow my business.

Nov 22, 2014 03:18 AM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Due diligence with a list of questions important to you...

May 18, 2018 05:00 AM
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Dipti Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
On a team with Praful Thakkar

I am just a team member with my husband.

Apr 16, 2018 08:47 PM
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Ajay Pandya
e-Merge Real Estate - Columbus, OH
Realtor Ajay Pandya

Trust is #1. 

Sep 12, 2017 11:17 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Personal fit.  Dissatisfaction with the current office.

Aug 04, 2017 06:23 AM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

I'd see the support - in terms of education, training, systems, technology and then what split the broker offers.

Apr 19, 2017 10:56 PM
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

The broker should have a record of success and the office should provide an outstanding working environment. 

Nov 27, 2014 12:48 AM