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Realty Connection – Pairing Students and Agents with the Right Broker
Posted by: Kaplan Real Estate Education Updated: January 15, 2019
We invited Realty Connection CEO and co-founder Dan Gerlock to contribute to the Resource Center as a guest blogger. We encourage current students to create an account and check out the functionality of the Realty Connection platform. Learn more about this powerful online resource in Dan’s article below:
Choosing a broker is one of the most critical early decisions every real estate professional has to make. And choosing the right broker isn’t as easy as it sounds. That’s probably why 54% of active real estate agents are considering making the move to a new brokerage company. But how can you be sure you’re making the right choice?
Enter Realty Connection, a valuable online tool that puts the power in the agent’s hands. Realty Connection allows you to find and compare brokerage companies based on critical factors, including commission splits, monthly fees, franchise fees, office space, lead programs, technology packages, branding, and many more important characteristics. When you’re ready to reach out to a particular brokerage with questions, the Realty Connection platform allows you to do it anonymously.
There is not a single brokerage company that is a great fit for everybody, so the recommendations of friends and colleagues can only take you so far. We developed Realty Connection to help you increase your odds of pairing up with a brokerage that best fits your strengths and interests from the start.
Realty Connection is completely free for students and agents. We are a third-party, unbiased company with no incentive to steer you toward a particular company. Our goal is to make sure you find the brokerage that gives you the best opportunity to succeed.
The confidence that comes from choosing the right brokerage company for you is invaluable. It’s your career. Make an informed choice with Realty Connection.
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