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Earlier today
Barry answered:
Get out now. It will not get better only worse. Come check out West USA of Prescott. Smaller office, great broker/mentor and they have a great bull pen with many computer stations to work at or you can rent an office for cheap. Pete Weaver will get you going. If you stop by ask for Barry Losow. Thanks ... more
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Thu Jul 13, 2017
Laurie Belair answered:
Well..... if its your first year, that may be rough..... basically, you get what you pay for. if you're newbie, it may be worth it to get some training. and then go to another company. KW doesnt just accept anyone though, they are really looking for the best agents in town... ... more
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Tue Feb 7, 2017
Ron Sasso answered:
I interviewed several brokers prior to landing with Coldwell Banker. I feel strongly that it was the best decision. I interviewed at most of the big firms in town and a smaller firm as well. When interviewing at EXIT, I learned that Keller Williams may have more agents, but the dollar volume per agent is much lower. What I have seen is that a well trained agent is more likely to be a successful agent, and a well trained agent is likely going to protect their clients much better than someone who did not receive the same amount of training.

When shopping, think about substance over the what appears shiny and new. A mistake in a home sale can be very, very costly for everyone involved. If you are looking at becoming an agent, talk to agents in that firm. Ask them tough questions. I chose Coldwell Banker when I was selling my home and I chose them as a company to work for.
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Wed Jan 4, 2017
Mollie.mckay.pipes asked:
I'm looking to start my business in a different city after I took a short hiatus to save some money. I just got my license last June and had a rocky start under an agent that was a personal…
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Thu Jul 7, 2016
Hiren10_patel asked:
I talked to Team leader and she mentioned that as i am a new agent and did not work for 1 year you can buy a home for 2% and after 1 year you can buy a home for 1%. I quite don't understand…
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Thu Jul 7, 2016
Hiren10_patel answered:
I talked to Team leader and she mentioned that as i am a new agent and did not work for 1 year you can buy a home for 2% and after 1 year you can buy a home for 1%. I quite don't understand what does that mean. Any one had experience with this situation. I am looking to join Keller Williams in Metuchen, nj ... more
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Mon Jun 20, 2016
Rita Weinstein answered:
I heard they are both good. I went with Keller Williams.
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Sun May 29, 2016
Karen Peyton answered:
Whether or not you can get a license depends on the rules and regs of licensing in your state. They should have a website where they list the criteria.

Good luck!
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Tue Apr 5, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
Of course! Your company probably has a form for you to fill out, and have the other agent sign.
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Thu Jan 7, 2016
sedonabliss answered:
Hi Joe, I experienced the same problem so expired the Postlets listing, which removed it from all of the syndicated sites. Did you find an answer to this, or has anybody else solved it? Or perhaps the photos just take longer to show up on trulia than on zillow and hotpads...
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Tue Sep 29, 2015
Caliharpist asked:
I understand that sometimes a all-cash transaction is required, but are there other restriction that I should know?>
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Tue Jul 21, 2015
Sandra Hazeltine answered:
You could try the agent directory under the browse tab. There you can narrow your search for agents that work in the zip codes you want to look in and also read reviews from past clients. Another option is to search for rentals on Trulia and contact the agent that represents any listing you are interested in.

Best of luck!
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Mon Feb 9, 2015
Tondalia Cliett answered:
I'm with Keller Williams and I too was in Business Finance when I was in corporate America. Some things that helped me get the ball rolling when I started was talking with more experienced agents in my office. Keller Williams has a lot of educational classes. Both in our office as well as online. Creating a schedule of time blocks for activities works great. Purchasing Leads has been the fastest way for me to make money. As time goes on you will grow through word of mouth referrals. Also, I bought pens with my picture and contact information for advertising. People always hold on to pens so they will always have my information. ... more
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Fri Oct 3, 2014
Mike Lintro answered:
If you go to the website of the city you can almost always find a zoning map that will tell you what type of businesses are legal in that area. Personally i find it a bit ridiculous that you can have some types of buildings in some areas. ... more
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Sun Feb 16, 2014
Judi Monday, CRS answered:
The best way to "ask" is by letting them know what you can do to help them with their business. I think the best mentor relationship you can find is one with a top producing agent. Approach that agent and let them know you'd like to help them with their business in return for learning from them. ... more
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