Davew, Other/Just Looking in Pasadena, CA

I have sales experience and will be finishing real estate school shortly. Looking for broker recommendations!

Asked by Davew, Pasadena, CA Sun Jun 28, 2009

What I'm looking for are some broker recommendations in the San Gabriel Valley area. Please tell me why you recommend your broker and why they are good for a new agent. Focus on what the typical split for this broker is, training programs for new agents and what sort of support services for new agents they provide.


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Merlin Barri…, Agent, Valencia, CA
Fri Jul 3, 2009
Good Evening Dave!

In ref. to your June 28th question...........

I totally recommend Keller Williams Realty. Go to ww.kw.com. Fill out the form,Broker will contact you for an interview and explain to you diff. programs (affordable).

Oh yes, Lots of Extensive training & coaching!
Remember in this business READ, READ, READ non-stop learning!!

Good Luck Dave~Happy 4th of July!

**********Oh by the way, if you decide to join with Keller Williams Realty, family I can be your sponsor (who referred you) my name is Merlin Barrientos Keller Williams Realty Nordridge office 661 713-8780
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Matthew Bart…, Agent, Glendora, CA
Wed Jul 1, 2009
Hi Dave,

Congratulations on your new career decision. The broker you want to talk to is Neil Schwartz at Century 21 Masters, his phone number is (909) 595-6697. Neil is best there is. Neil was an original trainer with the Mike Ferry Organization which is the best Real Estate & Financial Services Coaching network in the country. Realtors who work with the Mike Ferry Organization pay upwards of a $1,000.00 a month for their coaching services. With Neil you have that coaching for free and coupled with his Monday through Friday training where you will talk about Real Estate contracts, Sales Training, Marketing Strategies and more will translate to the absolute best training you will find. The results to Neil's efforts is the #7 office in the Century 21 system nationwide, the #1 Century 21 office in Los Angeles County, & the #2 Century 21 office in California. Training is the most important area when it comes to starting your real estate career on the right track. If you have any further questions please feel free to call me in my office at (626)610-1179. Make it happen!

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Hugo Torres, Agent, Arcadia, CA
Wed Jul 1, 2009
I concurr with Andy. You need to look at all options but the CENTURY 21 brand is defenately worth talking to and exploring. Best of luck to you in your search and should you have any questions, please feel free to let me know: zillow@hugotorres.com
Web Reference:  http://www.c21ab.net
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Ben Nicolas, Agent, Los Angeles, CA
Wed Jul 1, 2009
no brainer

IET Real Estate

in all honesty, the beauty of this business is that you can get out what you put in. As long as you are ready, willing and able to do everything possible to acheive success ethically you'll get there. You might get a better foundation with the right national company and stay there for the rest of your career or perhaps a couple years down the line when you feel like you've "got it" and established a strong clientele base go independent, so many options...
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Jonelle McDa…, , Media, PA
Tue Jun 30, 2009
Congrats on getting through school. I'm with KW and honestly its the best thing that I could've done. The training and ongoing support is 2nd to none. In this business, you need a strong foundation and KW provides that and more! Good luck!
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Diana Welch, Agent, Huntsville, AL
Mon Jun 29, 2009
Hi Dave,
Go to: http://www.kw.com/kw/Join-Our-Family.html
It says it all! Where else can you get on-going training for your business, have a non-competitive Team Leader instead of a King or Queen Broker, enjoy an Agent Leadership Counsel to govern, and be a member of profit share every month without monetary investment?
I waited 5 yrs for KW to come to Huntsville and that was 6 years ago! The best 6 years of my life!
Diana Welch
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Cami Pinsak, , Camarillo, CA
Mon Jun 29, 2009
Hi DAve,
I have to agree with Dot. Keller Williams is the most progressive real estate agency out there. They have just built a better mouse trap! I love the company. I love the philosophy. I love what I have learned and gained while there! Google Keller Williams and find out for yourself. Then make an appointment with KW and with some other brokerages and do the comparison for yourself. When it comes right down to it, you have to make the right choice for you!
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John Barry, Agent, Eagle Rock, VA
Sun Jun 28, 2009
Hi Dave,

Congratulations on your decision to get into real estate! You made a wise decision to jump into a fun and exciting career, as I'm sure many of the other agents here will attest to! When I made my decision to join Coldwell Banker, the main reasons were the excellent training and support they give their agents, as well as the buzz of activity and constant phone calls when I first visited the office. It certainly doesn't hurt that Coldwell Banker has a dominating brand name and market presence worldwide, either, which also helped in my decision - the Coldwell Banker name is well known and well respected all over.

That being said, I would definitely recommend interviewing with several different brokerage companies and seeing what each of them offer their agents, and making a decision based on what you are looking for & how you feel after meeting with them. Good luck in your decision & your new career!

John Barry
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
15490 Ventura Blvd.
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
Cell: 323-810-7976
Email: john.barry@coldwellbanker.com
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Andy Bencosme, Agent, Sierra Madre, CA
Sun Jun 28, 2009
Hi. Congratulations Dave on your accomplishment. My office is located in Sierra Madre and we do business in San Gabriel as well as all over the San Gabriel Valley. CENTURY 21 is well reknowned for it's brand awareness and award winning training. I would be happy to discuss your career with you at a time of your convenience. Please hit the link to the right on my name and contact me to talk.

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Dot Chance, Agent, Burbank, CA
Sun Jun 28, 2009
Hi, Davew:

Congratulations on your decision to get your real estate license! I think Keller Williams is the best! I will be happy to put you in contact with a KW broker in your area. The free training/education at KW is unsurpassed!

You will work out the split with the broker you choose to go with.

All my best,
Dot Chance
Keller Williams
Web Reference:  http://www.DotChance.com
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