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It’s normal for successful agents to plateau and get bored. Brokers should prepare a wide range of suggestions based on the weary agent’s unique personality and concerns
by Anthony Askowitz | Jun 18
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Broker transitions are handled best in cases where office owners are consistently present and trustworthy
by Anthony Askowitz | May 21
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Brokerages should support local charities, but if agents are asked to commit financially, they should have a say. One way to avoid problems is to have several charities agents can choose from
by Anthony Askowitz | Apr 16
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Brokers can help their agents by encouraging the pursuit of interesting and creative continuing education courses
by Anthony Askowitz | Mar 19
Opinion
Great partnerships often develop when agents have complementary skills and talents, rather than overlapping ones, even if both are highly successful
by Anthony Askowitz | Feb 19
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It's nice for brokerages to celebrate birthdays at monthly get-togethers, but it's important to be inclusive
by Anthony Askowitz | Jan 15
Opinion
It's always tempting to hire a hot agent from another company, but brokers need to be very careful when that agent competes directly with an existing top producer already in their office
by Anthony Askowitz | Dec 18
Opinion
Here's one way to handle this very important and personal decision
by Anthony Askowitz | Nov 20
Opinion
Transitions can be challenging even under the best of circumstances, but here's how to handle a situation where agents feel their opinions aren't as valued as they should be
by Anthony Askowitz | Oct 16
Opinion
Agents should insist on setting the best price before agreeing to terms with sellers and 'cut bait' when the advice on pricing goes ignored for too long
by Anthony Askowitz | Sep 17
Opinion
Sometimes smart real estate customers feel more entitled to reduced commissions from their real estate agents, but agents can hold firm by educating buyers and sellers
by Anthony Askowitz | Aug 21
There are plenty of strategies agents and brokers can put in place to ensure steady streams of business
by Anthony Askowitz | Jul 17
Opinion
Brokers should create an atmosphere where safety is the top priority and reinforced with frequent reminders and qualified training
by Anthony Askowitz | Jun 19
Opinion
Although it is each agent’s responsibility to keep up with industry technology, the broker can create workshops to help educate those who feel left behind
by Anthony Askowitz | May 15
Opinion
How both parties should behave in a welcome-back situation
by Anthony Askowitz | Apr 17