When Thomas Heimann thought about how to structure his startup real estate company, he was inspired by the partnership model favored by law firms and consulting companies. In 2016, Heimann launched Realty Partners, a company that’s marketing itself to agents not only as a brokerage owned by agents but one where agents retain most of…To read more — login/sign up
The most successful thing we’re doing right now is continuing to run the company as a consumer-centric company. We’re not talking about customer service. Everybody says their customer service is No. 1. We’re...
First, fire all your low-producing agents. That’s the advice from Victor Lund, head of WAV Group Consulting. The U.S. housing market ground to a halt in October, Lund says. For many of the brokers he works with, October was the worst month of 2018 in terms of gross commission income. Lund calls it a "frozen"…To read more — login/sign up
In 2019, real estate brokers will navigate a confusing cross-current of economic and industry trends, some providing welcome tailwinds, others creating challenging headwinds. On the bright side, the economy and job market are booming, stocks remain near record levels, and the housing market has experienced a robust recovery since the crash. Brokers are also leaning…To read more — login/sign up
I’ve always been pretty successful in management by helping people get better. I was brought in to replace a competing broker who was taking a lot of the leads. I’m a non-competing broker,...
Every other week we post the summary of an article from Real Estate Broker’s Insider. Over the course of the year we’ve covered everything from agent recruitment to new business models to avoiding lawsuits. To wrap up the year, we’re highlighting five of our favorite posts. Timely and informative, they showcase some of the most creative…To read more — login/sign up