By Brooke Wolford
I was recently working in my office and got to thinking as I look around at all the other practitioners. All but a few had a relative who was able to mentor them. Then I look at myself… I am flying solo here. I was lucky enough to start out in the closing end of the business but being on the other side was completely different to me.
I still am trying to grow as a practitioner. I try to participate in several groups, read about up and coming agents, marketing trends, networking, you name it. But still, I am not quite the Donald Trump I had hoped to be… at least not yet.
I read my fellow YPN bloggers posts and wonder… how do they do it??? They all seem to be a wiz in this crazy world of real estate. I wonder how they all got their start and how have they become the agents that they are.
I am now on a mission to find a person to help show me the way. If you can’t figure it out yourself, you need to do what you can to find a way to get there.
On my blog www.strugglingrookierealestateagent.blogspot.com, I received a comment from a newly licensed agent. He wanted to know some key questions to ask when shopping for a broker. It was a tough question for me to answer, as I had not asked any questions when I had first received my license and just went to the company that I had closed for and later moved to a company that a friend of mine worked with. After some careful thought, this is what I came up with and what I probably should have asked in the beginning. Continue reading »