Real estate is often a second career, but few agents have a background like Adrian Burke. As a Doctor of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Burke brings an extreme level of professionalism and service to his real estate business in Miami with ONE Sotheby’s International Realty.
Not long ago, being a landlord could be an organizational nightmare. Renting out even one property came with a host of paperwork and recordkeeping tasks that had to be filled out by hand, filed, and stored in hard-copy in your office. Further, listing a property and tracking leads, applicants, and tenants became a full-time job in and of itself.
Who cares about the real estate client experience? Brokers do. They’ve got CRM tools coming out the wazoo. Agents do. They answer phone calls on family vacations. Administrators do. They work overtime to keep everyone up-to-date. Buyers do. They need their offers submitted fast, no surprises. Sellers do. They want the best price (!) and a smooth deal. But for all this caring, why is the client experience still so difficult?
As a luxury real estate agent that’s been in the industry for more than 25 years, I’ve grown my business to achieve more than $4 billion in career sales and built a large circle of clientele. So much of this success is the result of years spent developing and keeping strong relationships with my clients. The challenge at any price point, but particularly with more affluent clientele, is to remain a source of industry knowledge.
What does a new agent need to do regularly to succeed, grow and be profitable in their business and beyond? Here’s a list of the major things that new agents must do to prosper and succeed in their first year.
In this sponsored panel, Climb Real Estate’s Chris Lim, realtor.com’s Suzanne Mueller, Contactually’s Zvi Band and Rental Beast’s Ishay Grinberg will give tips on how to make the most of your relationships with vendors onstage at Inman Connect New York.
Get an inside look from Porchlight’s Amy Bayer, Realty Austin’s Jonathan Boatwright and M Squared Real Estate’s Dominic Morrocco at what it takes to build a winning tech stack for your brokerage that can set you apart from your competitors.
Got team problems? These panelists will solve ’em. Listen in as top-producing team leads give advice to Inman Connect New York audience members.
Hear how the automotive industry has evolved and if we can expect the same for the real estate industry from eXp Realty’s Scott Petronis, Toronto Real Estate Board & MLS’s John DiMichele and INRIX’s Kevin Foreman onstage at Inman Connect New York.
Americans might start moving more if they can buy and sell houses the way they can buy and sell cars: quickly and over the internet, with easy financing available. This is the future of real estate — a future where iBuyers will take 60 percent of sales in 2024.