3 pros and cons to switching brokerages

Is the end of the year the right time to make a big change?
  • Moving during the winter can be advantageous because you're dealing with fewer transactions.
  • At any time of year, however, your transition between brokerages can confuse clients.
  • If you're contemplating a switch, it's a good idea to take careful stock of your situation.

Moving — it’s something we all do, whether it’s to a new house or a new job. It’s not unusual for real estate agents to change brokerages. Although financial considerations are obviously important to any business decision, they should not be the sole motivating factor.