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A Plan for New Agents to Begin Their Real Estate Business

So, you've got your license...now what? To be successful in any business endeavor, you need a plan. Here you'll find the basic steps to get you started as a real estate agent.
  1. Business Structure and Plan (14)
  2. Early Financial Planning (7)
  3. Agent Start-up Marketing (6)

Sell With Soul - Reality & Rewards for New Real Estate Agents
This book will help any new real estate agent to identify what is important about this business, as well as to enjoy it with integrity.

Get Started as a New Real Estate Agent
Getting your license soon, or a new real estate agent? Here's a detailed plan for start-up success. Learn what you have to do for income and expense budgeting, choosing a broker, new agent marketing and more.

First Things to Do for the New Real Estate Agent
Beginning a new real estate agent career is exciting, but it is a business. What you do early on can make the difference between success and failure. Find out the most important first things to do.

Can You Succeed Starting as a Part Time Real Estate Agent?
Find out the pros and cons of starting your career as a part time real estate agent. See what it takes to make the part-time strategy successful.

Starting Your Real Estate Agent Career as an Assistant
A real estate assistant, un-licensed or licensed, can be an excellent way to enter the business. Learn by assisting an agent or broker in tasks involved with listing properties, selling homes, creating marketing literature and brochures, and service buyers and sellers.

Permitted Duties of an Un-licensed Real Estate Assistant
Take care in assigning duties to an unlicensed assistant, or if you are one, make sure you know what you are allowed to do according to your state's regulations.

Additional Duties for A Licensed Real Estate Assistant
A licensed real estate assistant will add additional abilities, as most real estate licensing boards limit what an un-licensed assistant can do. Here's a list of ten additional duties that can be done by a licensed assistant.

Your First Week as a New Agent - Meet Other Agents and Listen
So you've got your license and you're settling into your new office space. You need to make sure that you meet the experienced agents and listen more than you talk. Whether they're bragging or complaining, things that might help you slip out in conversations.

The Top Seven Mistakes of New Real Estate Agents
This Realtor® Magazine Online article puts it on the line as to the top mistakes made by new agents that contribute to their high failure rate. The good news is that we're going to show you how to avoid these mistakes, plus others. It all starts with a plan.

Becoming a Real Estate Agent Tips
If becoming a real estate agent is in your career plans, pick up some tips here about how to become a successful real estate agent, not just how to pass the test and get a license.

Top Ten Tips for Being Successful in Becoming a Real Estate Agent
Too many would-be real estate agents obsess over the licensing test, then fail in their first two years because they didn't develop a plan and follow it for success in becoming a real estate agent. They passed the test, but failed to understand the business, to develop a budget and a business plan, or to learn the ropes that aren't taught or...

You Don't Have to Be a Sales Person to be a Successful Real Estate Agent
For those who would love to have a career in real estate but are afraid of failure because they aren't good "sales" people ... GET OVER IT. I'm a prime example, some calling me the "hermit" Realtor®. How I do it.

Think Small for Success As A Real Estate Agent
By "thinking small" I don't mean never wanting your business to grow, or working as a sole broker/owner of a business, though I am a sole owner and only broker in mine. What I mean is always thinking as an independent contractor and planning accordingly.

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