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Tips for those wanting to become realtors

Thinking of becoming a realtor? Here are some tips, insights, and considerations to think about before making a commitment.

Intro

Hello everyone!

Hope all is well, just wanted to come to you today and share some information. I’ve had a lot of friends and colleagues reach out to me and ask me about this crazy, crazy business of real estate that were in, and I just wanted to share some insight of what I’ve been through and also just some tips.

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Hello everyone! Hope all is well just wanted to 
come to you today and share some information  

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I’ve had a lot of friends and colleagues reach 
out to me and ask me about this business this  

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crazy, crazy business of real estate that we’re in 
and I just wanted to share some insight of what  

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I’ve been through and also just some tips they’ve 
asked about you know how to how can i become a  

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realtor how do i get into this business listen 
it’s not easy okay i’m just going to be honest  

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it’s probably one of the hardest things that that 
I’ve been through transitioning from oil and gas  

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into real estate and honestly,
if I didn’t have my wife Monica beside me  

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to help me I wouldn’t have made it and so I 
thank her for and you really need somebody  

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to help you get through that first phase 
of this business and so it’s really important  

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to have a mentor but also there’s a few other 
things the first is what I call the three P’s  

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you have to be persistent with what you do okay 
there’s so many different ways you can attack  

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this business but whatever you do you just 
have to be persistent you can’t give up  

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and and that’s what’s key as far 
as the first p the second p is positivity  

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you have to you have to just stay positive 
in this business you get rejected so much  

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all of my friends in sales they understand 
that but if you’ve never been in sales and  

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you try to get into real estate it can 
be very difficult so you’re gonna get rejected  

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you have to stay positive okay and then 
the third thing is you have to be patient  

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this is not a get rich quick scheme there’s 
so many shows on tv there’s so many infomercials  

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I’ve gotten so many calls about you know 
people that have taken these classes and  

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you know just get rich quick schemes 
and it’s just it couldn’t be farther  

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from the truth so it’s a long-term 
wealth that you that you have to invest into  

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then the other side of it the last part of it 
is an equation that that I actually heard from  

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someone else but I love equations uh so looking 
at my notes here the equation is visibility  

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plus credibility equals profitability so what 
does that mean visibility if you’re going to go  

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get your license take the classes which is so easy 
to do and and get the certificate or whatever  

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pass the test that’s easy to do but if you’re 
gonna just stay cooped up in your house in your  

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office behind your desk and not get out and 
become visible then it’s not gonna work you  

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have to become visible get out there join your 
chamber of commerce meet people go to open houses  

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you have to get out there people have to know 
who you are okay the credibility part of it is  

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you have to learn the business as i 
mentioned before anyone can get their license  

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anyone can go take six classes pass an estate 
exam that’s the easy part the hard part is  

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do you really want to learn the
ethics and standards of this business  

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it’s there’s so much involved and you 
really have to make the effort to learn  

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the ins and outs of this business so that you 
can bring that customer service to your clients  

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if you put those two things together the 
result will be profitability that’s just secondary  

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to to the equation so anyway hopefully this 
helps if you’re thinking about becoming a realtor  

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talk to us our brokerage is here
close to downtown houston 4721 north main  

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we love to have a good time we love to help our 
agents and so you guys have a good one take care.

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