10 Skills You Have to Calm Commission Gripes

In part two of a three-part series, glean talking points about your experience in the field, which will come in handy if clients object to the amount they’re paying you.

Even if you’re armed with vast amounts of knowledge of the industry, it isn’t very valuable without experience. To use a sports analogy, imagine that Michael Jordan had all the skills necessary to be a basketball phenomenon in his early teens but never put them to use. Would he be the hoops superstar he is today? Without the experience of playing the game, the short answer is no.

You are no different. Without experience dealing with the ups and downs of the real estate market, you wouldn’t have the answers to the critical questions your clients seek. Is a certain obstacle to the transaction really a deal breaker? Why are certain homes selling faster than others in a particular area? Which marketing tools have been proven to work best to attract a specific customer? Which negotiating tactics are likely to move things to the closing table faster? In the second part of a three-part series, let’s look at how your experience supports your commission with tips drawn from our book, 31 Reasons Your Real Estate Agent Is Worth Their Commission.

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