People ask me all the time, "Isn't this a bad time to start in real estate"? Of course the answer in no, it's a great time. Think of all the extra time many people have right now with this epidemic. Why not put it to good use and lay the ground work for one of the best career changes you'll ever make, real estate.
Anyone who has been in business for many years would remember the legendary motivational speaker Zig Ziglar. He was here long before Anthony Robins or Tom Ferry, but his philosophy and perception of life and people are very similar. He was an inspiration to millions of people and missed by many. Tom and his family carry on his father's legacy and keep this legend alive in our hearts.
The number one question I get from students and the public alike is "How are we making money during COVID19"? The answer is simple, we do it from home. Or at least 99.9% from home. With todays technology and good internet there is much we can do, including closing real estate deals.
People are always asking if it's hard to get your real estate license? The answer is, not at all. Here we discuss all that is needed to get your license and get started in the real estate industry.
Students ask me all the time if there is any benefit to having a real estate license if all they plan on doing is investing. Without question, the answer is yes. We get into the details of why in this episode.
New associates often look for the wrong criteria when choosing a company. It's often difficult to navigate through all the choices available. Strong guidance is essential when choosing and that's what you'll find in today's episode.
New real estate licensees are usually concerned with a few things, first how much money will I make, next, how long will it take to make money and third, how do I find buyers and sellers. I explain there is no magic wand to do this, but there are many ways to get it done.
Many new licensees like getting started in niche's like this because they can begin with very little money out of pocket. Here you will be working at a particular luxury leasing community on a daily basis. Working with prospective tenants, running background checks as well as employment and residence verifications.
We are in extreme and scary times. Our actual lives are in danger. The way we live has been altered. If we forget to wear a mask in public, it could be the biggest mistake we ever made. But somehow, someway, we still need to make money and in real estate, we do. COVID19, Human Rights Protests, or even the most important presidential election in our lifetime will not stop us from doing business.
In this episode we discuss working for a builder versus working with a builder. The pros and cons and how lucrative this niche' can really be. Residential builders such as Pulte Homes, Park Square homes, KB Homes, Lennar Homes and scores of others, in all price ranges.
Absentee owners are people who own real estate in your area, but live out of the state or country and need you to manage it for them. This is a very lucrative part of the real estate industry.
What we often fear the most about starting a new career is the unknown. This episode covers the top 10 most asked questions by new real estate licensees. This could easily help you make a decision on when and where to start your career in the real estate industry.