With a business model it calls "branchising," Miami-based Avanti Way Realty hopes to attract and retain business-minded agents, tap their entrepreneur ambitions and expand nationwide. Avanti Way says branchising will help it recruit and retain top agents. For a monthly fee and office setup costs, agents will have the opportunity to lead new offices and collect revenue from other agents they recruit, without the liability of being a broker or franchise owner, say Avanti Way's 34-year-old co-founders Enrique Teran and Andres Korda. Last year, the brokerage trademarked the term "agentpreneur" it uses to describe the enterprising agents it targets and the ethos behind its expansion with a younger, tech-savvy breed of agent. The four-office firm is also piloting an offshore agent assis...
Nov 6, 2013 by Inman
Dec 12, 2013 by Paul Hagey