Conversely to the last answer 99% of the time I do not wear a suit! I believe in being myself & generally depending if a last minute appointment of accommodation, I would dress appropriate enough.... more
1. First of all, I would advise the potential agent to go have a nice long lunch with the broker with whom they anticipate working beside. Find out some statistics about how active that brokerage is, and what is the common degree of commissions earned by their agents.
2. Seek permission to job shadow with one of the enthusiastic agents. By the way, this task will provide the new agent with lots of insight into how the profession actually works.
3. Develop patience. Things do not move quickly in this job.... more