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Old 01-17-2013, 07:43 PM   #15
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Originally Posted by bimmer88 View Post
A lot of it will depend on who you know. I know of a lot of agents who market and advertise all over the place but can't get any business. I do no marketing whatsoever and I closed 24 transactions last year. I just get random phone calls from clients that are referred from other people I know or previous clients. Just treat your clients good and the referrals will keep coming.
I work for a brokerage company, doing the marketing and webdesign etc.

I see agents come and go. Regular agents avg 3 sales a year if they're even lucky, and with all the fees and commission splits etc, there is not a whole lot to take home. The broker is the one who's racking in the money.

Just make sure you're doing real estate on the side with a backup plan. Most agent never makes it and end up getting a 9-5 job instead.
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