Hey folks, let's talk about the big picture in real estate—how long are you planning to stay in the game? Is it a year, two, five, ten, or even twenty? Are you testing the waters with just a toe in or is this a full-blown career for you?
Many agents tend to have a myopic view, making crucial career decisions based solely on today's market conditions. Yes, sales volume is currently at a 20-year low, but assessing your entire career based on a single down year is shortsighted.
If you envision being in the business for the next 10 or 20 years, one year of reduced sales shouldn't define your career. Recessions in real estate occur every 10 to 12 years, and what follows is typically a decade-long period of rising prices and increased sales volume. It's a market reset, not the end of the road.
For those considering exiting the industry for a "real job," think about the earnings over the next decade in that new job. If you're fortunate, maybe a hundred grand a year. Now, contrast that with the potential earnings in real estate over the next decade—it's likely to be more.
Shift your mindset from a short-term view to the long view. Resist the temptation to seek a security blanket or run away from challenges.
Embrace the storm, be strategy-driven, not market-driven. Some agents are thriving in the current market, growing their market share, and finding opportunities amid the negativity.
Consider the agents who weathered the storm in 2009 and 2010—the darkest days. They crushed it over the next ten years.
Compare that to those who exited the industry during the 2008 recession:
The difference is striking.
So, take the long view, weather the storm, and position yourself for exponential growth. Don't miss out on the opportunities ahead. Food for thought, my friends.
Why do Brokerage Owners, Office Leaders, Team Leaders, and Solo Agents choose Jim to be their coach?
+ 32 Years of Real Estate Sales, Management, and Coaching Experience
+ Top 1% REALTOR Himself (he has been in the trenches)
+ Opened his First Real Estate Company at 23
+ Grew his Real Estate Company to 17 Offices (largest in Oregon)
+ His Current Team Closed $1.4 Billion in Sales in One Year
+ He is a Current Real Trends Top 500 Broker
When you work with Jim there is no "team" of coaches - you are being trained by Jim and tapping his knowledge and experience.
When your office or team joins our brokerage coaching platform, every agent at your firm will tap into our training and coaching resources.
These benefits include:
20 Weeks of On-Demand Lead Generation Coaching: Access our extensive coaching program, offering daily guidance for 20 weeks, empowering your agents with proven lead generation strategies.
Extensive Downloads Library: Gain access to a vast collection of resources, including scripts, texts, emails, drip campaigns, checklists, systems, forms, and more, all designed to enhance your agents' productivity and success.
Marketing Assets: Stay at the forefront of real estate marketing with new social media and digital assets delivered to your team on a weekly basis, ensuring you have the latest tools and strategies to effectively reach your target audience.
Live Monday Coaching: Kickstart your week with our live Monday coaching sessions, where we deliver the biggest and brightest ideas in the industry. Gain invaluable insights and stay ahead of the curve.
Live Wednesday Coaching: Join our tech and marketing experts every Wednesday as they dive into the hottest real estate tech and trends. Discover innovative tools and strategies that will give your agents a competitive edge.
Live Friday Coaching: Tap into our live podcast series, where we interview some of the biggest names in the real estate industry. Learn from the best and gain inspiration from their success stories.
At eRealEstateCoach.com, we are committed to helping you and your team thrive. Productive agents become raving fans helping you attract the top talent in the industry.
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