Earlier this month, I shared some of the benefits of being a real estate agent. One of those benefits was the fact that there is no upper salary limit. What I basically said is that my upper pay limit is up to me, not up to a corporate Human Resources department, and that if I do a great job, I ... » Learn More about Challenges of being a real estate agent: No salary floor
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A recent New York State Association of REALTOR® report indicates a typical New York State REALTOR® is a 57 year old female, working a 40 hour work week, with real estate as their only occupation. She makes $35,200 gross, before taxes and expenses, and has about 10 transactions per year. In ... » Learn More about What does a New York state REALTOR® look like?
Real estate agents wear many hats: tour scheduler, problem solver, snow shoveler, dead animal remover, deal maker, data analyzer, goal obtainer, requirements securer, closing attainer, blog writer, networker, and now we can add a new one: crime solver. ... » Learn More about Real estate agents role in solving crimes….
A snapshot in the life of a real estate agent.... I woke up yesterday sneezing and sniffling, and by afternoon my cold had firmly settled in. The temperatures were dropping and wind was picking up as I left for my afternoon of showings. It was somewhere around 15 degrees when I left my office, ... » Learn More about And yet I still love this career…..
About three years ago, I started full-time as a real estate agent, all gung-ho and full of excitement. I'm still excited about my career choice. I have, however, noticed a slight change in the way I respond to certain things. Below are just a few examples of what I mean. ... » Learn More about Three years in the evolution of a real estate agent