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Agent2Agent in Philadelphia County : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Nov 17, 2017
Happyisachoice93 answered:
I know its 2017 now but maby somebody will come across this and maby it will help them.

I am a new agent for about 4 -5 months with keller williams as well,
Im gonna be brutally honest here and say your mindset about being a real estate agent is off.
I mean this is your buisness, you operate however you want. You just worm through keller williams because you need a broker as an agent. But you are your buisness. Its normal to have doubts. But did you study scripts? Did you contact your sphere of influence? Did you try to door knock? Call for sale by owners? Call expired listings? Did you oass out your buisness card every chance you got? Did you hold open houses? Were you proactive in attentending kw events? Or their training? Your board offers classes as well usually free of charge.
I mean so many things you can do. That dont require a desk. You dont need a desk.
If you have to meet with clients you go in the conference room with them or borrow somebody elses office.
Maby you have the wrong mentor im not sure. But id try to look inwards instead of blaming the mentor or lack of desk. This is your buisness your run it how you want it.
This is a high fail rate industry for a reason. Not many people have what it takes to make it and maintain it.
" youre in the buisness of lead generation and follow up"
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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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Sat Nov 5, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
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Sat Oct 15, 2016
AOC Team answered:
My company is in Philadelphia, PA and we are not members of the NAR. Feel free to email me for more information.

Keira Ingram
AOC Real Estate
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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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Sun Mar 27, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
In most states you can sure refer a listing in another state. If you are unsure and want a definate legal answer, contact the state of CT re commission. Most agents I refer clients to in other states I find on Active Rain. It is a great place to learn about an agent. I put a ink below you can sign up for free and check it out. There is a referral section on Active Rain ... more
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Mon Feb 8, 2016
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Fri Dec 4, 2015
Karen and Paul Catania answered:
Look up companies that actually offer training courses. Not only is the training good it help keep you from making mistakes that will cost you your commissions. Most part timers pay their monthly fees, don't do any business, drain their saving and then get another job. Real estate is a full time job or it won't work. Real estate is rarely done on nights and weekends. Like any other job out there it requires your attention to work. Hosting an open house on the weekends are great but the clients you pick up from it will expect you to be available during the work week. When your not they will move on to someone that is available. Just food for thought. ... more
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Wed Nov 11, 2015
Karen Peyton answered:
Hi Mary Ann,

If the reason for posting here (in this public forum) is to let the "public" know you are dissatisfied with Truila...mission accomplished.

If, on the other hand, you are attempting to cancel your service - you cannot do so here - and will have to contact Trulia.

They don't monitor this this section of the website.

Good luck!

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Thu Apr 16, 2015
Jesus Mendez asked:
Hi there im looking for a friendly investor real estate agent in the phila are im a new investor. Im looking for mentor to work with me and help me grow in the real estate field and have…
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Thu Feb 26, 2015
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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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