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Broker’s Fee and is it Worth It?

2019-10-07T20:33:19+00:00

Broker's Fee and is it Worth It? Learn how real estate agents get paid in Houston. There is a misconception from the outside looking in that Real Estate agents get all the money from their deals which on a common house sell deal the agent receives 6%, that is not true, however. Agents are licensed salespersons who work under a broker. Agents cannot work on their own and they are restricted from being paid a commission directly by consumers, it is illegal.  Brokers, however, are able to work independently and/or hire real estate agents. All real estate commissions must be paid straight to a [...]

Broker’s Fee and is it Worth It?2019-10-07T20:33:19+00:00

Mental Toughness as a Realtor

2019-10-07T18:55:22+00:00

Build Mental Toughness The Mental Toughness You Need as a Real Estate Agent In order to succeed you need constant optimisim, a great sense of competiveness, and grand need for achievement. The essential key to success in real estate is to continue your flow of prospects. Prospecting is a practice you must stay doing or you will fall behind from those other agents that are ore hungry than you and win your leads. The market is huge and fair so this wont nessesarly happen, it is just so you can have a sense of urgency. At [...]

Mental Toughness as a Realtor2019-10-07T18:55:22+00:00

Review and Update on Lending Programs

2019-10-07T18:57:58+00:00

Review and Update on Lending Programs Review and Update on Lending Programs with Residential Loan Mortgage Originator  Richard Alvarado Always review your options for the lending process with a loan originator. This post is a summary of the current need to know basics of a loan to buy a house. Information provided by Richard Alvarado from Sun West Mortgage Company, Inc. We will cover the list of documents you need to get the Loan Approval started and go over traditional loans, non-traditional, and loan assistance programs. Each option is available depending on the loan scenario. [...]

Review and Update on Lending Programs2019-10-07T18:57:58+00:00

Part Time Real Estate Agent And How To Succeed

2019-07-19T19:40:10+00:00

Can you be a part time real estate agent and be successful? One big misconception is that you can't be a part time real estate agent and as a result yield the same results as a full time agent. First of all reality is that a person can be more dollar productive in 4 hours then a person working 8 hours having to deal with everything that comes with being a real estate agent. On the contrary being a part time real estate agent can be very lucrative if navigated correctly for the reason that you can get the same [...]

Part Time Real Estate Agent And How To Succeed2019-07-19T19:40:10+00:00

Real Estate Prospecting: 5 Tips To Get You Out Of A Rut

2019-07-19T19:49:21+00:00

Real Estate Prospecting: 5 Tips To Get You Out Of A Rut You Are Not Alone A high percentage of agents fall into ruts due to back to back failed real estate prospecting strategies and depend on their broker to help them get out of that hole. So it is easy to quit and just say, "oh well it didn't work." Rather with just a little bit of highly focus time and a little bit of strategy, you can be on your way to turning all that around. While working alongside other agents in our office, we [...]

Real Estate Prospecting: 5 Tips To Get You Out Of A Rut2019-07-19T19:49:21+00:00

5 Habits Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

2019-07-19T20:34:30+00:00

5 Habits Every Real Estate Agent Should Have CITY INSIGHT HOUSTON   •   May 10, 2019 Being a successful real estate agent doesn't come easy. However, here are these 5 habits every real estate agent should have to be successful. 1. Actively Prospecting Prospecting means searching for new business. There is a difference between prospecting and actively prospecting. Successful real estate agents know that you have to constantly be top of mind whether it's through social media, instagram, posting on facebook, at your grocery store or dining at a restaurant. Therefor in order to be [...]

5 Habits Every Real Estate Agent Should Have2019-07-19T20:34:30+00:00

How to Answer The Question, “How is the Market?”

2019-07-19T18:38:56+00:00

How to Answer The Question, "How is the Market?" CITY INSIGHT HOUSTON   •   May 1, 2019 How To Answer, “How Is The Market?” When a home buyer or seller is looking to get started on the process of selling or buying a house, they are going to have lots of questions that you'll need to be prepared to answer. One question you're guaranteed to hear is, "how is the market?" As a real estate agent, do you give a definitive “it is the best time to buy/sell!" or “right now is not the time [...]

How to Answer The Question, “How is the Market?”2019-07-19T18:38:56+00:00

2 Things I Regret Not Doing A New Real Estate Agent Checklist

2019-07-21T03:38:19+00:00

New Real Estate Agent Checklist CITY INSIGHT HOUSTON   •   April 15, 2019 Getting into the Houston Market once you are qualified to take on the challenge is doable. Getting to become one of the top realtors is no easy feat at all and requires a few handy tips that most people need to be equipped with. Being a real estate agent can be overwhelming if one is not armed with the right tools. The guaranteed way to succeed is to build and nurture relationships. The hustle to be the best is constant and requires consistency [...]

2 Things I Regret Not Doing A New Real Estate Agent Checklist2019-07-21T03:38:19+00:00

Why 80 percent of agents fail within their first year

2019-07-19T18:39:17+00:00

Why Real Estate Agents Fail CITY INSIGHT HOUSTON   •   October 23, 2018 Why do agents fail within their first year? Top Reasons why real estate agents fail Non-existent or delusional business plan of revenue. Most agents do not plan ahead on how their income flow is going to change and that's understandable. In order to be part of the 20% that do succeed, City Insight Houston guides agents on planning and implementing a legitimate business plan that can help agents achieve the numbers they want. Start small, scale up, and visualize with reason.  Lack [...]

Why 80 percent of agents fail within their first year2019-07-19T18:39:17+00:00

Grow your email list for real estate.

2019-07-19T18:40:28+00:00

Grow your email list for real estate. CITY INSIGHT HOUSTON   •   July 5, 2018 Are you still growing your email list? The Reality Lets face it, with all the new ways of communicating, growing your email list can fall by the wayside. So much time is focused on other platforms that you don't focus on growing your email list or you simply quit. Lets Fix That Grow your email by giving your expertise for free in exchange for their email. Like the saying goes, "the right time and right place" is also a [...]

Grow your email list for real estate.2019-07-19T18:40:28+00:00