Takeaways:

  • Buyer burnout is a common theme among agents who realize that helping buyers through the entire homebuying process is a lot of work.
  • Becoming a listing agent gives you more control over your real estate business.
  • Listing agents typically earn higher income and have more career security.

Are you feeling tired and burned out from working with buyers? In our free coaching calls for agents, it’s a common theme among agents — especially newer agents.

They start out working exclusively as buyer’s agents and quickly realize that shepherding buyers through the homebuying process takes a lot more work than they thought it would.

If you’re like a lot of agents who feel burned out, maybe it’s time to become a listing agent. There are many reasons being a listing agent might be better for you.

As Julie often says, “Being a buyer’s agent is manual labor — being a listing agent is mental labor.” That doesn’t mean that becoming a listing agent is easier, but it does provide you with more flexibility and control in your schedule, more predictability in your income and more longevity in real estate.

Listing agents have more income stability and less feast-or-famine stress in their careers — especially when they apply principles such as the “magic number formula” that we’ve discussed on-air many times.

If you want to make more, sell more and be more in real estate — becoming a listing agent is where it’s at. Today we’re going to discuss how to achieve it.

 

Subscribe to Tim and Julie Harris’ podcast on iTunes.

Tim and Julie Harris have over 20 years’ experience in real estate. Learn more about their real estate coaching and training programs at timandjulieharris.com, or schedule a free coaching call with them at freecoachingcallsforagents.com.

Email Tim Harris.

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