Anthony's Stories

Should veteran agents be tasked with showing newbies 'the ropes' of the job? Or should brokerages provide more intensive training?
Oct 19
Opinion
Brokers have 2 solid options to consider when agents give notice of their intention to leave
Sep 22
An agent is wondering if joining a condo or homeowners association board will help her in her real estate career. What advice should her broker give her?
Aug 17
Opinion
An agent wants to know if the short-term rental trend is worth her time, energy and focus — and if the risks are worth the effort. What advice should her broker give her?
Jul 21
An agent wants to appear on a real estate reality show, convinced it would bolster her career. How should her broker react?
Jun 17
Opinion
A buyer's agent is upset about listing agents demanding a larger piece of the sales commission. How should her broker react?
May 18
Each month Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This time: A top-producing agent is frustrated with her broker's decision to switch to an open-office floor plan. How should her broker react?
Apr 20
Opinion
It's up to us as a profession to uphold high standards and accept nothing less than the behavior reflected in the NAR's Code of Ethics
Mar 16