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Ten-X hiring agents as ‘local real estate advisors’

The advisors will answer consumer questions about buying and selling real estate
  • Ten-X (formerly known as Auction.com) is hiring agents in Dallas, Denver, Miami and Phoenix to work as local real estate experts.
  • These experts will not represent buyers or sellers in transactions, but they will be available to answer questions from consumers about buying and selling, and they must be licensed Realtors.

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Ten-X, the auction platform formerly known as Auction.com, is hiring a handful of licensed Realtors to work with buyers and sellers. These Realtors will help consumers who have questions about the company's residential for-sale platform, Ten-X Homes -- but Ten-X chief marketing officer Rick Sharga stresses they are not being hired to represent buyers or sellers. "We're hiring one or two licensed Realtors(r) in each of our initial focus markets (Dallas, Denver, Miami and Phoenix) as full-time, salaried employees," Sharga wrote via email. "These individuals will become Real Estate Advisors, who work with buyers, sellers and agents who have questions about our platform and the process, or who have questions that are best answered by a licensed professional rather than a customer service representative. This is part of our Customer Support program, which will include in-market and centralized customer service teams, online chat and other products and services. "So these j...