Being a property or real estate agent can be a very rewarding career for those who are hardworking and maintain a good relationship with their clients. Some real estate agents work for a company, like a developer or a real estate agency whereas some others are independent or freelancers. Some agents may be wondering what the difference between being attached to a corporation as opposed to going at it alone.
The truth is, both being a freelance agent and corporate agent has its benefits and negative sides.
Independent Real Estate Agent
Advantages of being independent agent :
- Out of the structured environment of corporation
- Implement own style of sales
- Controlled by yourself to get more personal with clients
- Unlimited to increase sales opportunities
Disadvantages of being independent agent :
- No basic salary (depends on your rely solely on commission from sales as a source of income )
- No support system
- Don’t have much of networking with other agents
Corporate Real Estate Agent
Advantages of being corporate agent :
- Monthly Basic salary
- Support system & tools to succeed
- External motivation system to approach sales targets
- Rewards ( achieve your goals)
- Have more networking with agents from your own agency and other agencies
Disadvantages of being corporate agent :
- Working hours are not fixed
- Limited sales (selling what the company wants you to sell, which may be limited)
- The commission get from the sales of individual property units
- You might not be able to implement your own style of sales in the corporation agent
So, all those are the advantages and disadvantages for being Independent & Corporate Real Estate Agent. So, have you found out whether you are a successful real estate agent? If yes, then a big congratulation to you. If not, then try to improve the situation with the tips that we mentioned above.
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