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Here Are The Top Five Things That Make Being A Real Estate Agent Exciting!

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com 806-290-1920


1.  No two days are the same.  Most jobs have some sort of a routine.  You do the same thing day after day with little variation.  Not so much in real estate.  You do the same activities, yes.  But in unpredictable order.  I once won the "squirrel award".  You know.  Over here.  Over there.  It is really important to be focused though.  :-)
2. You meet some great and crazy people.   When I say "great" people, I mean the kind that you remain friends with after closing and FB each other or text or have coffee.  When I say "crazy" I mean the kind of people that you hope forget your name.  You know what I am talking about.
3.  Payday may become mayday.  The stress and pressure of the entire process boils down to the final day,  hour and minute when you hold your breath and pray nothing goes wrong. And remember that it isn't over until your check clears the bank.  Learn to rol…

How To Build A Successful Real Estate Business

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty 806-290-1920 http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com

How To Build A Successful Real Estate Business

I have found that there is a great misunderstanding about what happens when you get your real estate license.

Here are a couple of myths. 
When you get your real estate license people DO NOT call you the first day and beg you to sell their house or help them buy a new one.  
When you get your real estate licenseyour company DOES NOT give you people to work with (exceptions apply--ask me).
When you get your real estate license the entire world  IS NOT notified that you are available.
So where do you start?  
The first thing you do is FIND people to talk to.  There are as many ways to find people as there are people.  Some of the most successfully ways are phone calls

to people you know and social media. How about the people programmed into your phone?  Sometimes just for kicks I call people in my phone and ask who they are.  Admit it.  You have some of them, too.

That w…

Keller Williams Offers It Agents Profit Share Opportunities.

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty 806-290-1920 http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com



Keller Williams offers to its agents an amazing opportunity calledProfit Share. Agents that help grow the company participate in Profit Share.  It is free money. Literally.  Unfortunately, for some reason it is a well-kept secret.  If only everyone knew the amazing opportunity that could be theirs.
Did you know that there are agents in Keller Williams Realty that never sell houses?  They focus their entire time on helping Keller Williams grow.  And it seems to be working since we are the #1 company in the world.  
So where do you find people that want to participate in Profit Share?  Let me first ask, how did you hear about it?  Did you see it as a stupid idea or an amazing opportunity?
Here are some ideas of places to find people to present the idea to.

Craigslist---It is a little more difficult with CL after they made all of their changes last year but I still get a lot of leads from CL.  Maybe that is wher…

How To Get A Real Estate License In Texas?

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com 806-290-1920

How To Get A Real Estate License In Texas?


It is a little harder than getting a driver's license but a lot easier than getting a Dr.'s license.  Actually, is much closer to getting the driver's license.
In the State of Texas you are required to get have 180 hours of classroom work that consists of 6 classes each for 30 hours.  The good news is that you can take them all online.  In addition, it does not mean that you have to stare at a computer screen for 180 hours.
At the end of each class you will take an end of book exam.  Of course, it is open book and you can repeat it until you pass it.  Once you have completed all of the classes the school will notify the State that you have met the class requirements.  I can get you all 6 classes and the Prep Exam for a mere $357.  Compare that to a semester at college.
Once that is done, you will need to go to the Texas Real Estate Commission website …

How Do I Know Which Real Estate Company Is For Me?

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com 806-290-1920

Not all real estate companies are created equal.  Some are large and have many agents and some are mom and pop operations.  There are franchises and there are family owned companies.  
Most real estate companies are what I call "traditional" real estate companies.  What that means is that there is broker (generally the owner) and there are agents who works for the broker. The broker may offer such things as office space, signs, and someone at the front desk to answer phones.  They may be other things, too.  Each brokerage is different.
Generally the broker is a "competing" broker which means that they also list and sell houses.  In my view that can become a problem especially if the name of the company is John Smith Real Estate.  If someone calls and wants to buy or list a house, who are they going to ask for?
Typically, all of the signs are the same and if you are the listing agent you put …

Can An Introvert Be A Real Estate Agent?

Pamela Madore Keller Williams Realty http://joinkw.iloveamarillo.com 806-290-1920

in·tro·vert ˈintrəˌvərt/ noun 1.  a shy, reticent person.

Can An Introvert Be A Real Estate Agent?



Many people think that in order to be a real estate agent you have to be all bubbly and a real extrovert.  There are many real estate agents that are extroverts.  But not all.
Let's say you think you are an introvert.  If you are a mom or a dad and you have a house full of screaming kids, are you shy?  No.  You take charge of the situation.  Why?  Because you are experienced in this situation which gives you confidence.   You know how to handle a 5 year old.
It doesn't matter what situation you are in, if you are normally shy, the more experience you have in that type of situation the more confidence you gain and the less shy you are.


It works the same way in real estate. You do not have to be all bubbly and dance on tables and stuff.  What you need to do is gain experience so you will feel confident.  If you ar…