If you love your agents, set them free

Dated: 12/18/2019

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In today’s world of virtual options, agents are sick of being tethered to the office. If you’ve been hesitant to take your brokerage remote, here’s how you can give your agents what they want and supervise with ease.

Innovation is happening all across our industry. One of the most interesting innovations we’ve seen in the past couple of years is the growth of virtual brokerages.

At first, this strategy was met by the industry with high skepticism. As time has gone by, we’ve learned that agents can be successful without a big-box brand name or a physical office. Agents are working from their homes, coffee shops and cars more than ever before, and it’s a trend that will likely continue on for the long haul.

This brings us to the biggest question that’s still hotly debated: As a broker, how can you best supervise agents remotely?

Many firms don’t even have an office anymore. The common pushback has been that virtual companies aren’t managing their agents and are endangering the public.

In actuality, these virtual companies are ahead of the curve. This isn’t just a challenge for virtual companies, it applies to all brokerages.

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Richard Eimers

I have been a Florida Licensed Realtor for over 24 years, have SOLD more than $550,000,000 worth of every kind of real estate from Pensacola to Destin to 30A and Panama City Beach. With over 20 years....

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