Keeping It Real: 10 tips for newbies to start off right

On this edition of “Keeping It Real,” a recurring podcast series on Inman, Peter Lorimer runs through his top tips for brand new real estate agents. 

What should a new agent’s work ethic look like?

Jumping into a new career in real estate is challenging. The trick is to stay creative, organized and knowledgeable in your field. Here’s how to accomplish that — while keeping your motivation and spirits high.

Real talk! Here’s the skinny on what the first 2 years in real estate are really like

If you’re brand new to the industry, here’s some intel on what the first couple of years are like — from an agent who’s living it — including all the frustrating and funny moments in between.  

Dollars and Sense: What costs should new real estate agents expect?

Too often new agents come away from the onboarding process excited about all the potential money they could make in their new careers, but they are unprepared for the investments they’ll have to make to function as a plugged-in businessperson.

8 resources to give your new agents a head start

Here are a few major resources — some they have to bring to the table — that you should encourage new agents to lean into.

Dollars and Sense: How to get more out of your career

If you’re looking to tap into the potential that your real estate career holds — whether it’s money, satisfaction or enjoyment — we’ve got 10 suggestions for helping you make your job more gratifying this year.

Lesson Learned: Always be closing

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). As a top luxury agent for Douglas Elliman in New York City, Jamie Safier puts a lifetime of experience to work creating optimal outcomes for his high-powered clients by being ready to hustle 24/7.

7 habits that will encourage business (and personal) growth

Achieving your goals goes far beyond setting and reviewing them. Dreams are realized through discipline, positivity and visualization. Here are a few habits for meeting your goals this year.

Lesson Learned: Take the leap

Each week, we talk to agents across the country about what they’ve learned along the way (and what they wish they had known as new agents). This week, find out why Aaron Masliansky is a big believer in the power of forward momentum.

How a polarizing listing video got this newbie millions in business

When I took on a high-priced, one-bedroom condo for my first listing, it was our “millennial” lifestyle video that helped us break records — love it or hate it. Here’s how we did it on a shoestring budget.