Social Engagement: High
What’s What: Do you want to use your people skills and neighborhood expertise? As a Weichert Sales Associate, you can help guide people through the real estate experience to realize their dreams of homeownership in your area. You get to run your own business, have a flexible schedule and have unlimited earnings potential, all with the backing of a trusted brand in the industry.
Amava Take: As a Sales Associate with a Weichert office, you’ll get support from a brand community that is committed to helping its customers and agents at every turn. It offers a comprehensive training program to help get you up to speed fast and keep your skills sharp once you get going. You get a full suite of marketing and sales tools at your fingertips to help you build your business. Plus, you’ll have the opportunity to access leads from Weichert’s powerful website, its network of 500 real estate offices, its national Referral Associates company and its global Corporate Relocation company. Weichert looks for Sales Associates with integrity, drive and genuine care for customers and commits to inspire, challenge and support Sales Associates as they strive for their personal best. Weichert fosters a one-of-a- kind, family culture that welcomes new people. Their goal is to keep you engaged and enthusiastic, year after year.
From the Front Lines:
What kinds of people tend to do well in positions like these?
People with good business sense, follow-up and interpersonal skills. Outgoing and community-oriented people who are great listeners and creative thinkers. Prior sales experience can also be very helpful.
Any tips for first-timers to make it a productive and fulfilling experience?
As with any business, working as a Weichert Sales Associate requires patience, commitment and persistence. It’s critical to do the activities that lead to production and to follow Weichert’s expertly developed recipe for success.
What’s a typical daily schedule like?
You can run your own schedule and do as much as you want to do, though some office activities tend to be on specific days of the week and weekends are usually active.
From the Trenches:
What interests you most about working with Weichert?
Weichert’s “people first” culture permeates all interactions. It’s fantastic to connect with people in my community with such a strong, supportive culture behind me.
Any information about the training and support available through Weichert?
Yes! It’s amazing. From onboarding and ramping up your business to keeping your skills sharp, Weichert has best-in-the-industry training. From hundreds of online courses to live webinars to state-of-the-art sales and marketing tools and templates, no Weichert sales associate ever has to go it alone. Weichert fosters a supportive management culture as well to offer guidance and answer questions. Your broker/owner’s expertise supplements your in-office training and online resources.
What’s the income potential?
In this commission-based role, you will have the flexibility to set your own hours and freedom to work in a way that suits you. Your manager can help you develop a business plan based on your income goals. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and the drive to succeed, your earning potential is unlimited.
Special Requirements: While beginning a new career in other industries often requires several years and tens of thousands of dollars in education costs, it takes less to get started in real estate. That said, applicants need to have gone through real estate training (at their own expense) and must pass the test to get a license before they can work for a Weichert office.