What does it take to be a successful real estate agent?

When you’re just starting out as an agent, making sure you’ve got everything you need can be challenging. A quick search online reveals thousands and thousands of blog posts and news articles filled to the brim with every tip, trick and suggestion imaginable. But how do you trim away all the fluff and empty advice and find real, practical information specifically aligned with your wants and needs?

Finding what you need in this era of data overload can be overwhelming, so let us guide you with our rundown of essential tools and information every new real estate agent needs in order to succeed. In our new blog series, “The Right Tools for the New Agents,” we’ll pull back the curtain so that you can begin to understand what it means to be a successful real estate agent and how Point2 Agent can help you achieve your goals. We’ll cover broker/agent relationships, self-promotion and marketing, earnings and commissions, dealing with failure and much, much more. 

Here’s a list of a few of the posts we have planned for the weeks ahead. Remember to check back regularly as we update and content.

Week 1: Your Relationship with Your Broker: Brokers are not so much your boss, as your business partner, your mentor and so much more!

Week 2: Selling Yourself to Brokers: When looking to fill an empty slot with a new candidate, brokers will be looking for a motivated agent with self-discipline and determination.

Week 3: Compensation, Commission and Salary: A Starter Guide for Real Estate Professionals  Curious how your earnings as a real estate agent fit into the larger picture? We’ve got the lowdown in our guide to agent compensation.

Week 4:  The Pros Weigh In: When just starting out, the best resource you can tap is the agent or broker with years under their belt and a successful business to show for their efforts. We’ve been lucky enough to glean amazing insight and advice from some of the top agents and brokers in the US, Canada and Mexico, and they have a lot to say about what it means to be a real estate agent in today’s modern market.

If you don’t have a Point2 Agent account yet and want to learn how you can get leads on Point2 Homes, click here.

Happy selling, agents!

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