5 ways new agents can prep for buying season

Be the proverbial early bird that catches all the worms

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Inman Connect San Francisco, Jul 16-20, 2018

As the busiest time of the year, the spring season is vitally important. Performing well can catapult a new real estate agent not just into a successful year but also into a successful career. I reached out to several agents of all experience levels to see what they're doing to get ready for the busy spring season. Here's what they had to say. Do your homework “I’m told spring is the busiest time of the year,” said promising rookie Virginia-based agent Heather Reis-Platter. She recently joined the Keller Williams Realty Falls Church team after a successful career in pharmaceutical marketing. She serves as a buyer's agent on the Novins Group lead by veteran Realtor Andy Novins. “My focus right now is on doing my homework. If you don’t know how to use the MLS and other online tools, this quiet period is the time to learn," Reis-Platter said. “There are reports you can pull from your MLS about houses sold in the past 60 days and houses on the market. I’ve met agen...