Technology

Broker as investor: a new business model?

Industry leaders will take a fresh look at broker-agent relationships at Real Estate Connect San Francisco

Future-Proof: Navigate Threats, Seize Opportunities at ICNY 2018 | Jan 22-26 at the Marriott Marquis, Times Square, New York

Relationships between brokers and agents are complicated. When agents are starting out, brokers provide training and mentoring, leads and technical support -- often taking a hefty cut of an agent's commissions in return. Experienced agents can demand a bigger piece of the pie, and brokers must compete with each other to attract -- and keep -- the best agents. But with the rise of agent teams, what if brokers were to take the next step and invest directly in a team? Hear more about this intriguing proposal at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, during a Thursday, July 11 panel discussion, "Broker as Investor: Tearing Down the Old Broker/Agent Relationship." Participating will be Kevin Lisota, CEO, findwell; Renwick Congdon, CEO, Imprev; Debbie Lewandowski, director, First Team Estates; and Brian Boero, partner, 1000watt. Kevin Lisota Renwick Congdon Debbie Lewandowski Brian Boero See more of what's on the agenda at Real Estate Connect San Francisco, ...