I am not a top Realtor in my market, nor am I seasoned veteran. However, I am finally at a point where I understand the business of real estate and its complex, ever challenging nature. Real estate is not a career for people with limited resources.
Starting a real estate career is no different than starting a new business. The main reason that small business start ups fail is lack of proper funding and resources.
I have looked at the careers of several highly successful agents and have found some common threads.
Many of them were rooky of the year when they started.
Most of them had “sponsorship” from someone who was in a position to help them build their success. By sponsorship I mean that there was a person of influence who could essentially feed them a continuous pool of clients. It might be a family member who worked at a corporation that was moving employees to the area, a broker in charge who was giving them relocation clients, Continue reading this post