Agent to agent: 5 critical factors when forming a real estate team

Agent teams are on the rise, but plan carefully before picking partners
  • More and more agents are forming partnerships and enjoying improved production.
  • Make sure you and the potential partner(s) are on the same page about a variety of issues -- don’t assume that equal and independent success will result in team success.
  • While many factors dictate a good partnership, trust and respect remain the most significant.

Like other successful real estate pros, I enjoyed the freedom and independence of being a solo practitioner for many years. But last year, I finally took the plunge — for many reasons.