Agent/broker perspective: How to handle a beloved broker leaving

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. After a long and successful tenure, an office’s broker has decided to resign her position. How should her inner ci…

Agent/broker perspective: Can agents challenge their brokerage’s philanthropic pursuits?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate office has serious concerns about a social position taken by the company’s longtime charitable recipient.

Agent/broker perspective: Is mandatory CE still necessary?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate firm is questioning the need for required continuing education cre…

Agent/broker perspective: Should this established agent pair up with a millennial?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: An experienced top agent at a Miami real estate firm is being encouraged by her broker to partner with…

Agent/broker perspective: Are you showing favoritism at company parties?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: A top agent at a Miami real estate firm has concerns about certain agents and employees having their b…

Agent/broker perspective: Should you recruit your top producer’s competition?

In this monthly column, Anthony Askowitz explores a hypothetical Miami real estate situation from both sides of the broker/agent dynamic. This month: A leading broker is considering hiring one of his top producer’s main competitors, inadvertently blindsiding and offending his veteran agent. 

Agent/broker perspective: Should you tell your sphere you’re ill?

A successful Miami real estate agent has been diagnosed with a relatively treatable form of cancer and is struggling with the decision of whether or not to share the news with colleagues and clients.

Agent/broker perspective: When is a real estate office too ‘top heavy’?

A top Miami brokerage is hiring new staff and executives to manage a transition, but some agents feel that the firm has become too “top heavy,” with little insight being sought from successful agents. How can the broker balance these concerns?

Agent/broker perspective: How to nail seller pricing from the start

A top Miami real estate agent is feeling the pain of a challenged market and sellers who refuse to budge on pricing. What can her broker do to help convince these stubborn clients? 

Agent/broker perspective: How to keep your commission intact

Agents and brokers can hold firm on commission by fully educating buyers and sellers about the depth and complexity of their jobs and making this education a regular part of their process.