Switching brokerages? Use your head, not your heart

By April 20, 2017 Inman No Comments

Switching brokerages is a fairly common practice in the real estate industry, but the reasons agents make the move can vary widely. Often, it’s in search of a better split. Or sometimes just a “better fit.”

Regardless of the reason, agents are on the move — perhaps now more than ever. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR) 2016 Member Profile, the median tenure for Realtors with their current company decreased from five years to three years, after being at seven years in 2013.

That means the average real estate agent may switch offices as often as three times during a ...

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