Professional, Educated Realtors Needed!

| November 21, 2011 | 0 Comments

I’ve noticed that even the best realtors sometimes doubt their professional value.   A recent survey reminded me of just how important our role is to the consumer and  we should never doubt the value of a great realtor.

  • 42 % of survey takers on the real estate website Zillow said they expect home prices to go up annually—by a whopping 7 percent! The unscientific survey also showed that potential customers have uncertainty in other areas too.
  • More than 40% believe they have to buy private mortgage insurance, also known as PMI, no matter how much money they put down.
  • More than 50 % said they were unclear on appraisals and inspections and confused their purposes.
  • 37 % said buying homeowners insurance is not required, when in fact, it is when there is a mortgage on the home.

The reality is, many realtors don’t take their real estate careers seriously or approach it professionally, and it does make a big difference.
Getting a license, learning your craft and taking the time to stay educated through regular, live, quality training classes does matter.  Remember Home Buyers and Sellers NEED great realtors, like  you!

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Mark Olesh, Regional Director - In the last 5 years, Mark has led the South Florida Region to Top 5 finishes in growing his team 3 times (including #3 in 2009, #2 in 2012, and #4 in 2013). In that same time span as Regional Director, total agent commissions have increased by $84 million. The Region has 28 market centers and over 5,000 agents. Mark began as a capping agent in Palm Harbor, became an ALC member and was then recruited into the Team Leader opportunity. There, under his leadership, the office grew from 95 to 210 agents and had sales of over $220 Million. Mark also enjoyed coaching many of the top agents in the market center as well. Mark is passionate about the Keller Williams opportunity and using it to help you build wealth in multiple areas. Contact Mark today for a confidential career consultation. 727-772-5600 x23 Olesh@kw.com

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