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Broker Affiliation

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MANAGEMENT SUPPORT:

  • Will your manager possess a management style that fits your needs?
  • Are they too busy selling to meet your needs?
  • Will they provide support to you as a coach, teacher, trainer and are they available when you need them?
You want managers who will help you build your business. 

MARKETING SUPPORT:

  • Does the company have an in-house marketing department?
  • Does the company provide a media plan which features all your listings for one low cost to you?
  • Does the company have state-of-the-art web based marketing tools that communicate with buyers and sellers?
You want a broker who provides the advertising you need at one low cost to you.

MARKET SHARE AND NAME RECOGNITION:

  • Is the company recognized for its outstanding reputation and excellent customer service?
You want a company that can document a high market share in its service area with a high level of customer service.

TRAINING AND CONTINUING EDUCATION:

  • Does the company have a training program?,
  • Do they have a full time professional dedicated to providing hands-on modular instruction?
  • How do the managers follow up this training?
  • Can the company provide CE opportunities?
  • What other enrichment opportunities do they provide?
You want a company that provides the best training program possible.

TECHNOLOGY:

  • What technology does each office provide?
  • What about industry software training?
  • How do I know the company will be able to compete as technology drives the consumer?
  • Does the company provide you with your own website and blog site without additional charges?
  • Does the company provide you with spam/virus protected email system?
  • Does the company provide you with internet based customer follow-up system with integrated e-marketing capabilities?
You want a company that recognizes the potential for its agents if the highest and best technology is available. 

RELOCATION REFERRALS:

  • What is the source of the referrals?
  • How do I qualify for referrals?
  • How do the managers follow up this training?
  • Can the company provide CE opportunities?
  • What other enrichment opportunities do they provide?
You want a company that protects your profession from those who are not trained, licensed, or properly motivated to provide real estate services to your clients. 

OFFICE LOCATIONS:

  • How many offices are in the area?
  • What if I like the company concept, but I don't like the manager?  Or vice versa?
  • Is the office pleasant and visible to clients?
You want a company whose locations are strategic and convenient.

MORTGAGE PARTNER:

  • Does the company have mortgage and closing services available?
  • Is there a loan originator based at the office location to better meet your needs?
You want a company with comprehensive financial services. One stop shop...

COMPANY VALUES:

  • What are the company's mission and values?
  • Does it promote longevity and success?
  • How is it translated into everyday activity?
You want a company whose mission and values mirror you own.

Questions? Contact Cathy Schramm, HUFF Realty 513-644-4111