what are the benefits of working for a larger agency vs a smaller agency as a sales agent? Related: business referrals

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Asked at 2012-07-07 15:24:02
I am a teacher in NYS and I have been interested in real estate for a few years now.
Answer1com 205Answered at 2012-09-14 12:13:02
I have worked for both large and small agencies and I can say that size matters! In a small agency, you do not get the exposure training, marketing software tools or big business can provide. But do not let that alone will decide. Real estate is a business relationship. Most customers do not care what company you work for. More important for most people is the relationship you have with them, or the relationship we build with them. You can be very successful in any size company, but in any case there are some realities that need to be aware of ... The most important asset in real estate is the listing. This is because in a 10 hour day you can take 10 ads, and maybe get 10 sales in the future, or it may show 10 houses to a buyer and hopefully get a sale. What data are high-value targets time management. They also have a down side. Every time you get a list, you have to spend your own money marketing. You'll have to buy a lock box, make posters and flyers. You may have to buy ads in magazines and other publications. You'll have to have your own website and business cards. On average, depending on the property, location and market conditions, may spend as much as $ 2,000 before marketing a property, and if you get paid for a sale. Working with buyers in the beginning is always a good idea because even though it takes longer, it is enough to pay for gas and occasional coffee or lunch with clients. The key to minimizing the time of a purchase with buyers is to ask good questions. In real estate, former teachers usually make agents more successful. This is mainly due to the fact that they are good in analyzing needs and take a teaching approach with customers. So before you decide to get into real estate as a profession, thinking how I would spend as much as $ 5,000 before receiving payment, and begin to catalog the names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses of everyone you know. These will be the first people to notify of your new career and business and ask for references.
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