Most Brokers will require you to join the board of Realtors and the MLS in order to be active with them (Average $1,500 annually) including the split to your broker which is 60/40 on average. Unless you are producing alot of sales annually for the brokerage, they are not reluctant to cut you a better commission split on your own purchase as they are still taking on the same liability.
You might want to consider a real estate referral company to place your license temporary for the sale of your property. In this type of company you pay nothing to the board or the MLS, you will be referred to a buyers agent who will handle the entire sale and pay back a "referral fee" typically 25% of the total commission.
If your license is in Florida take a look at www.ParkPlaceNetwork.com. This company pays back top dollar on referral fees to their agents.... more
I know that in the state of Texas, an agent with an expired license should not be doing any real estate business. Therefore the answer to your question is no. It is not legal. CALL TREC's hot line to verify.... more
Out of curiosity, has Tracey contacted any of the 15+ agents that have repied? Seems to me that questions are asked and help is offered, but nothing happens. Have any agents on here ever closed a transaction with any of these leads? I'm just curious. Please don't get all bent out of shape and answer with "there are on dumb questions" that's not what I'm asking. Thanks all.... more