Jul 29, 2021

PODCAST: A Guide to Getting Started as a REALTOR® (July 2021)

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By Shaheed Devji,
Assistant Manager, Marketing & Communications

On this month's episode of Open House by BCREA, a panel of three BC Realtors, including host and managing broker Tony Joe, BCREA Director Ashley Smith, and Youth Professional Network chair Kate Philpott talk about getting started as a Realtor, along with tips and directions about how to fast-track a new career in real estate.

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This episode was recorded on July 20, 2021.



When the housing market is hot, interest in becoming a Realtor spikes. But once you have your licence, what comes next?

On this episode, Realtors Ashley Smith and Kate Philpott share their thoughts and experiences about starting out, existing and practicing among a typically older age demographic of professionals, and ideas on how to hit the ground running in a new career.

This episode will be of particular interest to anyone thinking of becoming a Realtor, licensees new or newer in the business, Realtor parents thinking of having their kids or other family enter the business, or managing brokers or sales trainers looking for action plans or perspective to assist new recruits.

Topics covered in the show include:

  • The importance of seeking mentorship
  • Why Realtor reputation is important
  • How to navigate acts, regulations and resources
  • And more!

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By Shaheed Devji,
Assistant Manager, Marketing & Communications

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