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Integrity, Keeping Your Word And Real Estate Brokers what is integrity according to Google?  It is the quality of being honest and having strong moral principles and moral uprightness. What is keeping your word according to Google? It is: honor one’s promises, as in You can count on. How does integrity and keeping your word elevate a Real Estate Broker’s life especially in South Florida? Simple : Brokers: Treat your clients and  [ Read More ]

Miami Association Of Realtors

Miami Association Of Realtors, Quantity Vs Quality With over 43,000 members, Miami association of realtors stand to be the largest local Realtor association in the country. I remember someone telling me when I 1st moved to Miami “there are as many realtors as there are cars in Miami Dade County”. In case you are wondering Miami is known for too many cars and traffic. You would not find the same  [ Read More ]

Conscious Business Practice

Posted by joseph January - 13 - 2019 0 Comment

  Conscious Business Practice Working 9 to 5 is enough to make you crazy if you let it. We live in a culture when often it is all work and no play, we don’t stop and ask the question, What is this all about? Working extra hours to achieve the American dream to find out the disappointments once the dream is actually achieved. For the most part, we are never  [ Read More ]

Attention South Florida New Or Seasoned Real Estate Agents If you are a seasoned, new or thinking about becoming a real estate agent, please continue reading. There is a common theme in most by most I mean almost all brokerages only in South Florida where this business model is very dominant. It is to charge their agents a fee and honestly deliver very little in return. The truth is that’s how  [ Read More ]

How To Recruit Real Estate Agents?

Posted by joseph January - 9 - 2019 0 Comment

How To Recruit Real Estate Agents? I have to be honest, the recruiting thing is a bit new to me, usually, someone else did that and I was responsible for: Teaching Conscious Business Practice Mentoring Branding Strategist Business Development Since I got the additional task for recruiting Real Estate agents and I love a challenge, I said: ” bring it “. Then something interesting happened, once the word got out  [ Read More ]

Recruiting for: the consummate Real Estate Professional is not exactly a walk in the park. It involves researching, interviewing and often being stood up, dining, wining and all sort of creative ways to find the one. That being said, recruiting can also be lots of fun. As a Brokerage Company you might want to be 1000% clear on who are your competitors are and clear on the following : What is your culture, brand? What is  [ Read More ]

Real Estate Brokers And Agents Taking Pride In Working 24/7. Not only it is dangerous as I will explain later on, but it is extremely unrealistic and simply impossible. As I traveled through the Real Estate circuit in the last few years in South Florida, I noticed a strange phenomenon in the way Real Estate Brokers and Agents taking pride in branding themselves as a 24/7 he/she. Here is the danger behind  [ Read More ]

New Year’s Resolutions And Real Estate Agents

Posted by joseph December - 30 - 2018 0 Comment

New Year’s Resolutions And Real Estate Agents. Let’s be honest 80% of new year’s resolutions fail by the second week of February, so the odds are against you. What are the most common New Year’s resolutions for real estate agents? Make X  amount of money Selling  X amount of houses Be one of the top producers you get the picture right? these are not resolutions these are expectations and with expectations usually comes  [ Read More ]

Best Kept Secrets On Amazon,Kindle And IBooks

Posted by joseph December - 15 - 2018 0 Comment

Best Kept Secrets currently on Amazon Kindle and iBooks is the latest book by Joseph West. His previous book was titled “Without Family Ties“. The idea of the book came after, one Christmas Day, his neighbor gave him a present and said, “This is because I know you like to write.”It was a small black notebook with the words on top in gold letters saying ” Best Kept Secrets ” and that is when  [ Read More ]

Independent Contractors, Contracts And The Fine Prints. Independent contractors according to the IRS are the ones in which get paid by a W2 form at the end of the year as appose to a 1099 form. Some independent contractors believe they are self-employed, which is partially true in some cases and partially not true especially when it comes to Real Estate Agents. Most Real Estate agents believe they are self-employed because they are independent contractors.  [ Read More ]