And how to avoid becoming one of them.According to the National Association of Realtors, 87% of real estate agents fail in the first 5 years of entering the industry. 75% of them fail in the very first year! These statistics are shocking for sure, but honestly, they are not surprising. So why are these numbers... Continue Reading →
A Coach, a Mentor, an Accountability Partner, and an Advocate The path to a successful career doesn’t just include you, while it does depend on you and your actions, having these four-essential people in your life will ultimately increase your odds of greater success: a Coach, a Mentor, an Accountability Partner, and an Advocate. All... Continue Reading →
Congratulations on passing the real estate salespersons licensing exam! You have just spent weeks or even months studying, learning and probably memorizing important terms and concepts that will help you succeed in your soon to be real estate career. So now what? What’s next? The next step will be to affiliate with a brokerage firm... Continue Reading →
How to Become a Real Estate Agent So now that you have decided to pursue a career in real estate, you may be wondering how to get licensed? For the purposes of this blog, and since it’s the only licensing experience I have, I will focus on the steps for completing the Virginia salesperson licensing... Continue Reading →
Before you decide to change careers or start a new career in real estate, there are some aspects you need to know and take into consideration before making the leap.
I'd like to introduce myself. I’m a newly licensed Real Estate Agent in Virginia who has the desire to help others succeed in their "soon to be" real estate careers. What I am not - is an expert. Do I feel that I need to be an expert to offer this advice and tips? No.... Continue Reading →