On April 6 and 7, real estate industry elites will descend on the Mandarin Oriental Hotel to share ideas, introduce new products and unveil the latest marketing technologies with the top brokers in the business. Springtime in New York is like no other place in the world. To best take advantage of your downtime, I have added my top picks.
A wise manager once told me the secret to increasing my business: start a referral network. It sounds simple, but so few brokers take the time to do it. When done properly, over half of your business could come from other brokers.
After 20 years in the fashion industry, I decided to change careers and enter into the highly competitive, yet highly rewarding world of NYC real estate. This took a huge leap of faith, and I was a rookie at a brand new career.
I attended my first Inman real estate conference before I had my license to gain perspective, listen to the CEOs of the top firms and learn about new technology. I was energized to begin my journey into the lucrative and ever-changing world of residential real estate. Here, three top brokers share their best tips on getting the most out of networking.
Back in 2014 as I was wrapping up a long day of showings, I walked past The Pierre, a luxury New York City hotel overlooking Central Park, and felt inspired by its architectural beauty. I decided to take a picture, which I later posted while tagging the business on Instagram. That day, The Pierre reached out to me, and we connected in person the following week.
Global Connect 2016 is going to be a fantastic opportunity to see how top brokers present themselves. Whether you are selling a farm, a mansion or a fifth-floor walkup, what you wear as a real estate broker while representing your clients speaks volumes.