Anthony's Stories

Opinion
In this month's scenario: A newly divorced agent is having trouble adjusting to her new 'single' status in her real estate office. How can her broker help with this difficult transition and adjust any legitimate inequities?
May 17
Opinion
Encouraging introverted agents often comes down to some creative gear-switching. In this Agent/Broker Perspective, Miami broker Anthony Askowitz offers a hypothetical scenario and a practical resolution
Apr 12
Opinion
Heading off frustrating experiences with demanding clients often comes down to the expectations you set from the get-go. Learning how to deal with them requires both broker and agent perspectives
Mar 25
Opinion
Because of their superior understanding and experience with market trends, this is one retirement investment which offers agents the opportunity to benefit from their own expertise, with minimal risk
Mar 8
A seasoned agent believes her office’s involvement with a well-known charity has no impact on a customer’s decision to hire her or not. Can her broker show her the value of this relationship?
Jan 19
In an inventory-deprived market, agents are often tempted to use aggressive tactics to score listings. One broker thinks such strategies should be avoided. But what do you think?
Dec 22
A veteran agent wants to invest in leads purchased from national services, but her broker views them as active competitors. Is there a happy medium in this situation?
Nov 22
Should veteran agents be tasked with showing newbies 'the ropes' of the job? Or should brokerages provide more intensive training?
Oct 19