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Carlos950, Other/Just Looking in Beverly Hills, CA

Any.? Advise For A new Real Estate

Asked by Carlos950, Beverly Hills, CA Fri Jun 14, 2013

Hello, Does anyone have any advise For A New young Realtor. For Example what makes a Successful Realtor in this Economy ect.

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Frances Bocksch, P.A.’s answer
How well do you know yourself and personality? When you know your strengths, you can utilize them to you best advantage as an agent. Always continue to educate yourself, and be willing to learn. Ask questions from successful agents. Your attitude determines your altitude! The 3 "L's" are very important: Leads, Listings and Leverage. I could go on and on, but most important--Don't give up! Real Estate Agents have ups and downs, but I don't give up--
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First thing is to find the right firm in my view. And you don't want the firm with the most agents or the largest advertising campaign, you want one with someone great who is willing to mentor you and bring you along in the business.
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Thank you Lance King.
Flag Fri Jun 14, 2013
1. Be Friendly to other agents
2. Be available for Open Houses
3. Learn from Successful Agents in your office
4 Be prepared to work very hard to succeed
5. Be honest with your clients.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Mon Jun 17, 2013
1. Take classes and get as much education as you can.
2. Realize that this is your business and nothing comes easy.
3. Hang around with successful people and agents in your office. You will learn from them.
4. Don't be a secret agent. Make sure everyone knows what you do, without harassing them.
5. Treat this like a business and control your time. Don't get distracted by things that take you away from your focus.

Feel free to give us a call. We know some great agents out there who can help you get started.

Jen and Mark Bowman
Keller Williams Realty
0 votes Thank Flag Link Sat Jun 15, 2013
I believe the first thing you need to do is realize the fact you are self employed. It is a big mind set difference. You need to train your brain to think in the concept of self employed , spending money on marketing and resources with the expectation of getting paid latter. Many new agents think of the broker like an employer, but they are not an employer, they are your client, in some form or another you pay them for services. Don't be afraid to waste time , people skills are hard to develop and if you don't go out and show property and talk to people you never will.
0 votes Thank Flag Link Fri Jun 14, 2013
Get some good training. Start with one of the big names like Keller Williams, Prudential, Coldwell Banker, or Century 21.

Passing the exam has nothing to do with the practice of real estate. Go to classes, get yourself a mentor, and start implementing the idea they give you.

Good luck.
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A positive mental attitude is key! Being certain of your success, even if you aren't 100% sure how you will make that happen... just believe and be certain you will NOT fail.. and you won't :)
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Decide if you want to be a list agent or buyer’s agent and then find out who is the top agent in your market for the niche and invite them to lunch. Explain that you are new; you hear they are #1, and ask if they would give you advice on what to do.

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
Financing Kentucky One Home at a Time
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