10 Questions to Ask Your Broker When You Get Your Missouri Real Estate License in Kansas City

10 Questions to ask your broker when you get your real estate license in Missouri or Kansas City

When you get your Missouri real estate license in Kansas City one of the most important days in your career is when you decide which broker to hang your license with. You will quickly find out the getting your Missouri real estate license is just the first part in a successful career in real estate. When you are new, you don’t know what you don’t know. Here are a list of 10 questions that your broker should be able to answer:

10 questiosn to ask your broker when you get your missouri real estate license

  1. What do you have in place as far as new real estate agent training or mentoring? What does it cost? Show me your last 12 months metrics on the success of the program. How many agents enrolled, how many transactions over what period of time?
  2. Can I see a copy of your local and regional training calendar?
  3. What Strategies, Systems or Techniques are your agents using to outperform the average agent in the market place?
  4. What is the commission split? Are all agents on the same split? Why do certain people get a different split? Why can’t I get that deal?
  5. At what point in my dollar volume production do I truly get to keep 100% of my commission? 
  6. Do you have hidden or added fees that I have to pay for if my clients will not cover them i.e transaction fee, administrative fee, additional marketing fee? If so, what do I get for those fees? When do they go away?
  7. How much of the owner’s profit did you share back with your agents?
  8. Would I be able to see the office’s financial statement? Are your books open to your agent population? Why not?
  9. When can I earn ownership in the office?
  10. Do I have a say in how the money that I contribute to the company is spent? 

Now that I know which questions to ask my broker, what’s next?

Getting your Missouri real estate license is just the first step in a fulfilling career in real estate. Make sure you partner with a company that views you as a business partner and not just the customer. You want to find an environment and a culture that matches up with yours. When choosing an office to hang your Missouri real estate license with, be sure that the answers you get to these questions make sense to you.

To have Keller Williams Platinum Partners answer all of these questions for you, feel free to set up a confidential consultation. 

-To your success.

The Number One Real Estate Brand in Kansas City

The number one real estate brand in Kansas City has been and always will be – YOU!

Real estate in Kansas City, and every other market across the country, is a local business and people do business with whom they know, like and trust. The National Association of Realtors 2011 profile of home buyers and sellers, surveyed home buyers and sellers and asked them why they chose the agent they worked with. Here are their findings:

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If the number one brand in real estate in kansas city is YOU – let’s take a look at where most new and seasoned agents have the best opportunity for growth:

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More new agents and seasoned agents are beginning to PROFIT FROM THE TRUTH and are no longer buying into the rumors our competitors are feeding them.

Keller Williams is not threatened by the individual agent’s success. We believe in business conversations based numbers, in growth, education and training. The real estate company you choose to partner with has less to do with splits, and costs, and more to do with your NET result at the end of the year. We focus on building business worth having, careers worth owning and lives worth living.

Are you hitting your potential? What does the next level of success look like for you? Who at your current brokerage is helping you get there? How much longer are you willing to wait to make what you deserve?

Let’s sit down for a cup of coffee and go over these questions. Contact me today for a confidential business strategy session so you can get your answers from the source. You can always buy into the rumors, or you can PROFIT from the TRUTH.