Should you join a real estate team? Dueling perspectives

The case for and against teams, and whether they're good for the industry
  • Real estate teams can surround and guide new agents while offering resources and the opportunity to scale.
  • Others see teams as setting agents up to grow someone else’s business -- while multiple communication channels can confuse clients.

Real estate teams can provide new agents the opportunity to pay their dues and learn the ropes before clients trust them with a deal that will forever impact their financial future. But do teams come with a dark underbelly? Are they a nightmare to work with? Here, two industry pros give their seasoned and dueling perspectives.