We asked a group of our all-star members, “If I could give myself any piece of advice as a new agent starting out, it would be…” here’s what they shared:

  1.  Get a mentor! It makes such a big difference in the beginning. – Lisa M.
  2. Study the market and share your knowledge regularly – The Hill Group
  3. Don’t overthink things and don’t wait to be perfect, just do it. – Sandra P.
  4. Don’t be scared to post on social media multiple times a day! – Ariel B.
  5. SHOW UP!!! To the office, to events, just show up! – Cassandra S.
  6. Develop a routine and stick with it, NO MATTER WHAT. – Felicia A.
  7. Don’t get discouraged and push hard towards your goal. – Chynna L.
  8. Step out of your comfort zone. – John M.
  9. Don’t obsess over what other realtors are doing. Pave your own path! – Catharine H. 
  10. Follow up, be consistent, focus on the relationship and not the transaction. – Steve M.
  11. Don’t expect to “make it” in your first year. Be patient. Be humble. Be hungry. – Chelsea B.
  12. Bet on yourself and believe you can be successful! – Taley H.
  13. Practice contracts, live and breathe them. And never burn a bridge with anyone you meet! – Alyssa L.
  14. Take advantage of social media and create as big of a presence as possible! – Nicole B.
  15. Pick a brokerage that you feel comfortable going to for support. – Amanda L.

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written by

Claudia Bell

Claudia is C&C's Marketing Director with a background in retail, commercial, hotel and residential real estate.

A Florida Native, Claudia loves being outdoors and on the water. Find her exploring homes in historic neighborhoods, squeezing a lime on something, or planning a trip somewhere off the beaten path.

Simple pleasures: a made bed and a hot baguette.