Networking is important for real estate Brokers because it enables them to build and deepen relationships with existing and prospective clients. In the past, networking meant meeting people face- to-face at REBNY, workshops or continuing education events. Technology such as LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and other social networking sites has changed the game but nothing can Read More
Lessons from the Street
There are many characteristics top brokers in our industry possess.
This long list includes passion, an intense work ethic, integrity, specialization (to create a competitive advantage that allows an agent to differentiate themselves from others), a long-term perspective and the ability to manage a limited amount of time well.
Another characteristic of top commercial brokers Read More
Food For Thought
There’s more than one way to make a deal.
There’s also more than one way to start a deal. In fact, in my experience, there are in excess of 20 different ways to start a relationship with a future client. When I was a new investment sales agent looking to break into the NYC market Read More
In this business, the first few months are the toughest. Adapting to the environment of “here’s a desk, here’s a phone, GO,” isn’t the easiest thing to do as a young broker “pounding the pavement” and putting in the extra time.
It is tough to find a few solid hours to sit down and clear your Read More
Mix and mingle alongside 500 industry insiders, tonight at the 22nd Annual RELA Networking Celebration. Hosted at Cipriani la Specialita, just across the street from Grand Central Station, the event promises to kick off the new year in style, offering opportunities for established leaders and up-and-comers alike to share in the excitement of what 2013 has in store.
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