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As goes the #Torontorealestate market, so goes the number of “real estate agents” working in the Toronto market

When the real estate market goes up…

But, what goes up goes, down. When the real estate market goes down …

Whether the “real estate boom” is over or not …

It’s clear that it will harder for Ontario real estate agents to make a decent living. Even if the “real estate market” continued it’ frenzied pace, there are more and more “real estate agents” chasing the supply of listings and the new buyers. More and more buyers are attempting to sell their properties outside the conventional model. They are attempting to sell themselves by using discount brokerages. In short, many sellers are are attempting to avoid the fees that they must pay to use the services of a “full service broker”. It’s time for Ontario real estate agents to consider carefully how real estate agents provide value to their clients.

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Thoughts on starting and building your real estate career

The above tweet references an interesting article from the OREA site. It includes:

Building a career in real estate takes time. … Do your best to look into your future and decide where you see yourself in ten years and start there.

In other words, move to the area where you want to work! Integrate yourself into the community!

Although you will be affiliated with a brokerage, you are your own brand. Therefore, you must consider how to build your own brand as a real estate professional.

And above all else:

Never confuse having a career with having a life!

Building a career in real estate takes time.  In order to be successful you have to commit yourself to a specific area for an extended period of time.  Choosing where you will start your career is also a choice of where you will live for the foreseeable future.  Do your best to look into your future and decide where you see yourself in ten years and start your career there.  It is counterproductive to work on building up your business in one location only to have to start from scratch in another area two years down the road.  Remember, being successful in real estate means being active in your community, and building long-lasting relationships. – See more at: http://www.oreablog.com/2012/06/starting-out-in-real-estate/#sthash.FTcskGNu.dpuf
Building a career in real estate takes time.  In order to be successful you have to commit yourself to a specific area for an extended period of time.  Choosing where you will start your career is also a choice of where you will live for the foreseeable future.  Do your best to look into your future and decide where you see yourself in ten years and start your career there.  It is counterproductive to work on building up your business in one location only to have to start from scratch in another area two years down the road.  Remember, being successful in real estate means being active in your community, and building long-lasting relationships. – See more at: http://www.oreablog.com/2012/06/starting-out-in-real-estate/#sthash.FTcskGNu.dpuf
Building a career in real estate takes time.  In order to be successful you have to commit yourself to a specific area for an extended period of time.  Choosing where you will start your career is also a choice of where you will live for the foreseeable future.  Do your best to look into your future and decide where you see yourself in ten years and start your career there.  It is counterproductive to work on building up your business in one location only to have to start from scratch in another area two years down the road.  Remember, being successful in real estate means being active in your community, and building long-lasting relationships. – See more at: http://www.oreablog.com/2012/06/starting-out-in-real-estate/#sthash.FTcskGNu.dpuf