Rentals are a haphazard way of making money as an Agent. You have to rent a large number of apartments, houses and condominiums to make a decent buck. Even after you do start to see leases signed, the properties that pay your Broker tend to hold back the commission for extended periods of time just in case the tenants bug out of their lease. Most Brokers add two to six weeks on to that hold before they release your money. Whether any of this is legal or not doesn’t seem to matter. It’s just the way things are done. When rental agents finally do get paid, it always seems to be less then expected. That’s because your beloved Broker probably forgot to explain the extra fees charged for office space, phone use, website and email sharing, lead generation and advertising.
Price ranges or price must be discussed so that we both know that there are totally different wavelength “when it comes to reaching a hit list and the solution of the sale.
Once you manage to take and pass the Agent Test, there is a completely new challenge. You have to find an honest Real Estate Broker willing to take on a newbie. Here is where it gets tricky. Unless you have a large cache of moderately wealthy friends with great credit who are ready to buy or sell their homes, you are going to have to spend a lot of money to get started in a meaningful way. And I’m not just talking about business cards, car signs, a website and cell phone minutes.
Be sure your inspector specializes in what you want him to do. In this case, make sure they specialize in residential / home inspections (instead of commercial property inspections).
Florida is a well known tourist getaway. And because of this it is good to establish your own business in Florida. For sure your business will hit the peak of success especially if your field of business is catering the needs of those tourist people. Every year the number of tourist who visits Florida is nonstop increasing.
That is what retail is all about. Juggling customer relations, employee issues, multiple tasks and thoughts (some of them great…but always forgotten) at the same time. Wow, aren’t retailers great! You bet they are, but it’s all this multi-tasking that hinders our potential greatness. Because of this we sometimes loose our focus and enthusiasm. That’s when, during good times or bad, we lose profit. So, in this first part of the article, let’s get refocused together and take an introspective look at our possible “low hanging fruit” or profit making potential.
If your own Financial Statement is weak, you may consider getting a strong partner for the deal. This person is sometimes called a “sponsor”. You then get to add your sponsor’s financials to the package.