Will Real Estate Salespeople Have To Shift Like Cable Companies?

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Consider this:

Cable companies, the gatekeepers of home entertainment (with the worst customer service records of most industries) have been shifting their model from the ownership of the access to entertainment to a more internet-based model of delivering the connectivity that a person needs in the information age that reaches beyond the channels the cable companies have controlled the access to thus far.

“Steaming this” and “downloading that” has changed the way people access their entertainment choices and the once-powerful (and single ...

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You Can Do Better Than Your Brokerage Boss!

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Are you in “that job”? You know, the one that could run so much better if only you were the boss?

We’ve all been there early in our careers. With a little experience and a lot of energy we can “fix the world” of our youth. As we’ve progressed along the road of life we’ve passed many different personality types with varying degrees of professionalism, job commitment and determination.

Some we learn from, some just make us shake our heads.

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Building Your Brand: The Brokerage Name Conflict

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Real estate sales is a business like no other. Real estate brokers help people with what is usually the largest purchase in their lives and with careful consideration navigates their client through the hurdles of home ownership with dedication and intimate knowledge of the market.

Business success depends on their ability to differentiate themselves through their marketing efforts to stand out from the few brands and many agents that real estate brokerage franchises represent.

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Sub-brokerages, Mini-brokerages and the Realty Point Brokerage Franchise Model

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Let’s understand what real estate sub-brokerages are and how the Realty Point Brokerage model disrupts the traditional real estate brokerage franchise model.

The Old Real Estate Brokerage Franchise Model
The traditional model of real estate brokerage takes two forms, a franchise agreement with a provincial or national real estate corporation or a real estate broker opening an independent brokerage office (IBO).

Real estate brokers and salespeople in Ontario have to-date not been able to incorporate ...

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Real Estate in the News

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Realty Point weekly real estate news stories you should read.

Franchise promises brokerage benefits without the hassle – REMonline.com
REMonline tells the story of Realty Point and introduces to their readers our unique “turn-key brokerage solution” that is not a sub-brokerage but a brokerage that owners know promotes their interests ahead of the parent franchise company unlike the traditional real estate brokerage model.

New tax scrutiny for will-bestowed real estate
January 1, 2015 marks the start ...

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Top 5 Excuses For Not Opening Your Own Real Estate Brokerage

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At Realty Point we’ve spoken with many real estate brokers about incorporating and opening their own brokerage. While the benefits are obvious (tax benefits, liability issues, equity growth, income splitting and income deferral are the most popular pluses), there is always the uncertainty about starting off on your own even in a business that you’ve had many years in the making.

Here are the top reasons why real estate brokers don’t open their own brokerage and why they need to reconsider ...

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The Creation and Opening of Rumi Realty Point: A Franchisee’s Story

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This is the story of three successful businessmen, friends for many years and how they have made their dream of owning their own real estate brokerage a reality.

Sami Furmli, Aziz Amiri and Akbar Toufan, all now in their 50s, have had successful careers due to their ambition and drive. While their work background varied from each other (Sami has been a Real Estate Broker, Aziz managed a manufacturing company, Akbar has a background in construction and project management), their friendship ...

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Take Charge of your Destiny!

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Running a successful real estate business is difficult. You’ve worked very hard and sacrificed a lot to reach the level of success you have. But if you’re working under the umbrella of one of the big brokerages, every deal you do adds to their prestige, not your own. Wouldn’t you rather be growing the value and reputation of your own business, instead of someone else’s? Then why put its keys in their pocket?

Many Realtors® dream of setting up their own ...

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Real Estate Teams: Why put your keys of success in someone else’s pocket?

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Running a successful real estate business on your own is hard. When you have to handle every deal yourself you can end up missing out on great business opportunities just because you don’t have the time to pursue them. When the time comes to start hiring people to work with you, you take your business to the next level. You can leverage their knowledge and relationships to rapidly grow both your reputation and your profits.

But if you’re working under the ...

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Receive expert help with starting your own brokerage

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There are lots of great reasons to incorporate your real estate business. You might be attracted by the tax savings and tax planning possibilities, be keen to build a legacy for your family, or want the prestige and independence of owning your own brokerage.

But there’s so much involved in setting up a real estate brokerage. Filling out application forms and endless paperwork, finding an office, buying equipment, hiring staff…. the legal requirements can feel like a maze and the whole ...

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