When it comes to buying or selling a home in central Florida, the hardest part is often just knowing where to begin. Whether it’s your first real estate transaction or your tenth, it’s still an overwhelming process that can lead to a lot of stress—but having the right real estate office and agent by your side can make all the difference! There is certainly no shortage of companies or agents to work with, but choosing the right one is key for making all your real estate ventures as seamless as possible.
Many may consider a boutique office to cater to high end properties only, or maybe they think a boutique office is too small to break into the competitive real estate market. In reality, boutique offices are extremely specialized businesses with a culture centered on customer service and professionalism. As a client of a boutique office, you can expect above average representation in any transaction from a quaint condo to sprawling estate and everything in between.
Real estate is a high-tech game now more than ever – and Regal Real Estate offers the same Multiple Listing Service (MLS) representation as the larger companies. Meaning, all real estate offices have the same access level to the same properties whether representing buyers or sellers. We also utilize REALTOR.com, Homes.com, Zillow, Trulia, and more.
And when it comes to online property marketing, smaller firms are more flexible and able to create innovative, customized marketing products more easily than larger firms. Think unique property websites, videos, and social media promotions on multiple social media platforms.
In larger brokerages, the broker/owner’s main focus is profitability and building an empire. That’s why national brokerages are gobbling up smaller agencies to create huge offices. More agents mean more money for the owner. We’ve seen it first hand, to ensure that the office continues to make money, recruiting for the office is front and center, not the clients, or the agents, for that matter. Large brokerages hire people specifically to recruit, that’s there only job. Agents are compensated for recruiting and large companies try to make it look like another stream of income. How is that beneficial to the client? Shouldn’t the client be an agent’s main focus? That’s why the agents at Regal Real Estate got in this business in the first place.
So, if you think that size matters, we get it, but our hearts rest with David, not Goliath.
Did you know that approximately 70% of real estate transactions are facilitated by part-time and brand new agents who lack the skill, professionalism, and customer-centric approach of Regal Real Estate agents? Having so many part-time and new agents in the industry does not benefit consumers. But larger brokerages continue to hire part-timers and brand new agents because the brokerage actually makes more money from part-time and new agents with a higher split and fewer sales than they do from a full-time agent with a lower split and more sales.
At Regal Real Estate all of our agents are hand-picked, full-time, seasoned agent with a book of business and closing on a multimillion dollar of sales each year. There are no part-time agents and no new agents. So, rest assured you are in good hands with experienced agents you can trust.
Regardless of whether you’re buying or selling, working with Regal Real Estate has some key advantages in a competitive market like Florida, the benefits really can’t be overstated. Contact us today and see how we do real estate differently.