Andrea Packo, Buyer's Agent
Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace
2230 Corporate Circle, Suite 250
Henderson, NV 89074
I am an Agent with Realty ONE Group, Inc. and I agree with MIke and Raye. I think Realty ONE is great and has the best commission split, especially if you are a new agent. They also have a mentoring program that will help you get started and develop a good foundation in the business.
I would also suggest that you interview with our Broker. There is also another small firm that I like and it is Simply Vegas. It is a small company but their agents have years of experience and the highest level of honesty of anyone I know in the business. In my opinion honesty in this industry goes a long way. If you have questions please give me a call.
Realty ONE Group, Inc.
10750 W. Charleston Blvd. #180
Las Vegas, NV 89135
I personally choose competing brokers because I like their ability to adapt to our ever changing market and their insight is awesome when you have a crazy problem (which happens a lot!) Many small, no brand brokerages have mentoring programs also.
Another thing I looked at with brokerages is that they compliment my business model.
Any brokerage doing any volume of business must have something going for them. The question you need to answer is, "WHAT DOES ELEANA NEED FROM A BROKER?
Here are 10 to get you started.
1. Do you need constant supervision?
2. Do you need step by step guidance on every aspect of your business?
3. Do you need the rah-rah of mandatory meetings?
4. Are you able to learn through independent study?
5. Are you entrepreneurial with original ideas, self-motivated and really don't what others to control you?
6. Do you possess the infrastructural to conduct your business?
7. Are you a rookie? Do you need comprehensive training before stepping out into the business world?
8. Do you believe those who take the risks should receive the reward? What risk is the broker taking?
9. Do the programs of the broker benefit all agents evidenced by higher production?
10. Are the broker programs making the pie bigger for everyone?
If you find you are self-motivated, self-sufficient, and fully capable of the intricacies of buying and selling of homes, you should focus on the money you keep in your pocket.
Good luck with your decision.
ReMax Realtec Group
Palm Harbor FL
I work for Keller Williams. Go in and talk to the broker.they are very upfront. In our state it is a RESPA violation to give out such information. I like the way I am treated they have a great mentoring program if you are a new agent. Interview the broker.
Best of luck,
I've been an Real Estate agent for 12 years full-time. I've never worked for Keller Willams but have closed deals with them. I know they have a different set up as far as commissions go that I'm not familar with. I always recommend that agents search all options before making a decision. You are an independent contractor so you're responsible for your choices. if you're new to the biz I recommend going with a company that will give you great training. It's very important to learn the ropes and laws of Real Estate. I had a great start and thank the company for all I learned from them.
Do your research and ask lots of questions. If you'd like some suggestions on what to ask shoot me an e-mail. There's lots of wonderful companies out there. Best of luck to you. Happy Holidays.
enny O'Brien RE/MAX Benchmark, My biz e-mail is Penny@PennysProperties.com...
Keller Williams is a very good company, but I noticed that no one has answered your question about the FEES (most Brokerages start at 50% of your commissions, plus fees). Raye and I moved from Coldwell Banker (another very good company) and we looked seriously at Keller Williams. We are VERY happy that we chose Realty ONE Group where they charge a simple $100 per month and ZERO share of your commissions!!!
If you would like more info on this great Brokerage (absolutely number one in Las Vegas) contact us at:
Michael & Raye Real Estate Consultants
Realty ONE Group
I would recommend checking out Prudential. It is a great company with an excellent program for new and seasoned agents. I have been with Prudential for several years and I love the people I work with. We have many successful agents that work for our company. Prudential is also ranked the #1 real estate firm in the Las Vegas valley based on market share. Feel free to call me if you have any questions about the company. I would be happy to speak with you. I will give you some great info about who you should speak with.
Prudential Americana Group
Cell: (702) 203-6688
as a Keller Williams Agent I can only speak to my experience with this company and say that i enjoy it very much. As a new resale agent i found the classes, mentoring and friendships invaluable. I think within every organization you will pick and choose the strategies and environment that works best for you. I would recommend speaking with a team leader at the office in your new city. If i can be help please contact me.
making it kristal clear!
D and R Realty
David Rubinger and Associates