Do You Really Need a Licensed Real Estate Assistant?

Do you really need a licensed real estate assistant to help you grow your team, or would an unlicensed assistant suit your needs? In this article, I break down the difference between a licensed and an unlicensed real estate assistant's job description, and we'll talk about some of the pros and cons of hiring a licensed assistant.

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How Much Are Real Estate Assistant's Paid in 2018?

Are you wondering how much to pay your Real Estate Assistant in 2018? As of July, we have place 48 assistants this year. In this article we break down how much assistants earn in 2018.

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Technology for Real Estate Teams in 2018

With all the technology that’s available to agents and teams, there’s no reason why you should still be spending hours on your marketing or recreating the wheel with your listing systems.

Of course, some tech tools are better than others. Here are a few of our favorite tools and platforms that will enable you to save time, streamline team collaboration and make sure you remain on the cutting edge of marketing and productivity.

There are no affiliate links here - just a list of platforms and tools that we admire.

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Three Systems Your Assistant Wishes You Would Follow

Let’s face it—assistants take on a lot of responsibility in making sure everything runs smoothly for you and your clients, from overseeing transactions to communicating with clients, to updating your database, and maintaining your marketing calendar. But even the best assistants are not mind readers with ironclad memories, which is why it is necessary to put systems in place that keep things running smoothly. It’s part of the job description! Which is why when you, the agent, deviate from those systems, it drives your assistant a little, well… nuts.

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The Secret to Motivating Your Employees

Why do you do what you do? Is it to make the most money or impact people’s lives? Is it to beat the competition or to contribute to the world in a meaningful way? The truth is that everyone needs a reason to do what they do. And while everyone may need a job to pay the bills, money isn't the core motivating factor for most people to do quality work. In fact, it rarely is.

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Learning the Language of Leadership: How to Communicate Effectively With Your Team

If you haven’t yet taken the plunge by hiring an Executive Assistant, it’s possible that one of the things holding you back is the fear of becoming a boss. It’s a huge responsibility! And part of that fear likely stems from not knowing whether you’ll communicate well with your new hire. Suddenly you will need to delegate, provide constructive feedback, and hold someone accountable.

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How to know it’s time to hire an assistant

So many agents put off making their first full-time hire well beyond the point when their workload calls for it. And it’s understandable why—making the leap from being a solo agent to becoming an employer and building a team is scary. Suddenly, it’s not just about you. You’re responsible for a whole other person!

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