Agents Online Real Estate Forums, Discussion, Realtors Marketing Tips

Follow AgentsOnline on Twitter

Click Here to display our logo on your site and link to us!
AgentsOnline Real Estate Discussion Forums Logo

Realtor CommunityA popular online real estate community since 1998!


Advertisements


Sponsored Links
Good Idea!
The ultimate marketing tool

Advertisements
How To Advertise Here
How To Advertise Here

Sponsored Links
(Views)Popular Topics
I MAKE 100 COLD CALLS EVERY DAY & LOVE IT! 28267745
No new orders today 13101598
Stupid MLS comments. 3276541
What do you know about Froy Candelario, top agent in USA 1189280
Stupid QC comments and BPO requirements. 1061069
New HUD Listing Brokers---Any Update? 1028059
Is there religious content in Buffini class? 822473
Let's talk about our cars 670855
Name that Flick. Great movie Lines. 602672
Pay it Forward - BPO/REO Tips & Tricks I & II 592256
Most common items found at an REO 575779
EML 459232
REOTRANS 440702
Main Street 419364
asset val seminar in colorado 407127
assist 2 sell or 1 percent realty? 340415
HOMONYMS - There, Their, and They're 306735
Evalonline 300191
Land America 285052
Mainstreet 261859
Matched Content
Topic Options
Rate This Topic
#458448 - 07/15/17 11:43 AM Should I take this position as a Licensed assistant / buyer's agent?
SGmoderate Offline
Junior Member

Registered: 07/15/17
Posts: 1
Loc: Canada
Hi guys, I've been a real estate agent for the past year, unfortunately I haven't had a lot of success so I've been looking to be a Licensed Assistant / Buyer's agent for a realtor that's been in business for quite a long time. I just want some opinion on whether this position is worth it or not

Been working with this Realtor for the past couple of weeks just to try it out.

Please let me know your opinion on this position

Brokerage Fees I pay : $800 (she pays $300)

Monthly salary : $1000
Buyer leads she gives me : 50% commission
Buyer/Seller leads I bring in : 75% commission

My duties include : doing showings for all her listings 6/7 days a week. Be in her office 9:30-5:30 working. Hosting open houses every weekend. Answering calls after hours and doing showings at night if necessary.

The biggest problem I have with this job is I don't get any commission after her listings are sold, even though I do all the legwork doing all the showings for her listing. Her flat salary fees of $1000 covers that and my gas.

Also if I bring my own seller clients in, I don't get to put my name on the listing. She takes it as referral.

However, I do get maybe one buyer lead sale a month. But I've been there for 4 weeks and I haven't even been able to get in touch with one of her buyer leads yet. So.. that remains to be seen.

I still have 5 days to decide if I really want to join or just break it off.

Top
Advertisements
#458449 - 07/16/17 12:17 AM Re: Should I take this position as a Licensed assistant / buyer's agent? [Re: SGmoderate]
Vermont Offline
Major Contributor

Registered: 04/12/08
Posts: 7717
Loc: Vermont's North-East Kingdom
This opportunity seems to be fairly well structured, and looks like it matches what you were looking for.

Of course, it's structured to the advantage of the Broker you'd be working for as an Assistant; but it's not intended to be forever.

Consider it as a learning experience . . . . a PAID learning experience; it's not perfect; but no such position will be perfect.

If you don't stick with this one, what's the next best opportunity, or will it just be more of whatever you've been attempting to do for the past year ?

What's included in the "Brokerage Fees" . . . . and is that one Annual payment ?

Are there other Agents already working at that Brokerage in the same paid Assistant position; or Agents who were there; where'd they go ?

Can you meet with any of these other Assistants to discuss their experiences ?

Assistant positions are created for the purpose of furthering the careers of the Broker employing the Assistant, which shouldn't be a surprise; but Without anything better on the horizon, I'd probably go for it . . . . and make it work for me !
_________________________
Dale C. Hittle of GOLDEN RULE PROPERTIES in Glover, Vermont
Where We're Always Striving To Put Together "THE FAIR DEAL"

Top
#458460 - 07/17/17 01:02 PM Re: Should I take this position as a Licensed assistant / buyer's agent? [Re: SGmoderate]
David Hunter Offline
Major Contributor

Registered: 09/27/05
Posts: 1619
Loc: Cleveland, Ohio
Some money is better than no money. Go for it and see where you end up. Who knows, maybe if you're really good you can renegotiate your payment terms, etc.

No matter what happens, you'll at least get more experience.
_________________________
David Hunter | Retired RE Agent |Direct-Response Marketer
www.DukeOfMarketing.com/7-Real-Estate-Marketing-Strategies/
www.TheSaviorsMinistry.org


Top






Google Custom Forum Search

This Google Custom search may do a better job of searching the forums for some keywords than the old forum search does. The results do not include threads from the Asset Managers Forum however. To search that forum you will need to be actually in the Asset Managers Forum and you will need to use the old forum search below.
Search

Newest Members
Shaun225, Dr.Brim, james luis, Snapple, Rockin m
29794 Registered Users
Who's Online
3 registered (Mr. G, Muniart, 1 invisible), 36 Guests and 5 Spiders online.
Key: Admin, Global Mod, Mod
Shout Box

Top Posters (30 Days)
Long Walk 80
Vermont 41
estatereal 19
RonnieEmz 17
Flare616 16
Trouble 15
Snapple 12
Mr. Clean 11
Logan Five 11
Lucky Leonardo 9
Analog Man 9
gitmonee 9
waka 9
Flammable 8
TheTexasGal 8
Featured Member
Registered: 10/11/04
Posts: 313
Facebook

How To Advertise Here


This site presented by RNC Internet Services