Carl's Stories

Opinion
Recruiters understand that your chances of surviving your first year in the business are low, and they'll say almost anything to get you onboard. Here is a list of truths they won't prepare you for
Jul 21
Opinion
There is no doubt that the market is slowing. The big question is, 'Are we seeing the normal summer slowdown, or is this the long-anticipated shift?'
Jul 20
So many new agents choose a brokerage by going with the one that offers the highest split. This can not only be a huge mistake, but it can set a newbie up for failure
Jul 7
Opinion
The last thing you want is that dreaded post-contract cancellation call from your buyers. Here’s how new real estate agents can avoid it
Jul 1
It's a marriage made somewhere other than heaven: seasoned listing agents coupled with brand new buyer's agents. Here is a list of rookie behaviors that cause experienced listing agents' toenails to curl
Jun 29
Opinion
As the pandemic ends, teams are dealing with a shifting landscape that has a few surprises up its sleeve. Here are the top emerging challenges for teams
Jun 22
Opinion
Why do so many agents on teams still fail to succeed? 
Jun 14
Opinion
From more leads and in-house training to a robust support system, there are many reasons why being on a team can lead to a more successful career and improved quality of life. Here are the top 10
Jun 8