Commercial Real Estate Agent Business Plan – Why You Need One

A commercial real estate agent needs a plan. In that way you can build your systems and focus on the things that need to be done.

It is interesting to note that many ordinary or new agents struggle with the entire job structure for some time until they find something that works for them. The longer they struggle the greater the frustration in getting clients and listings. They need a plan.

In this market you need quality clients and good listings. It is the good listings that will bring you better inquiry and over time that will help you with market share and completed transactions.

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Writing an Effective Business Plan – What to Do and What Not to Do

Business plans are vitally important documents, both for raising investment and for generating common understanding about proposals for the future. Most of these plans take weeks to produce, and many are written with the help of corporate finance advisors and other professionals. We have the pain and privilege of being a paid reviewer of plans, and the frightening reality of our experience is that most of them sit somewhere in the range of poor to terrible. However, most of the problems can be fixed with some simple disciplines.

In this article, we list the most common errors we see, and some recommendations for writing a more effective plan.

Common errors

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5 Reasons Why NOT to Write a Business Plan

Looking back I don’t think I’ve ever written specifically about business plans before and the more I think about it the more I realise why, because they’re usually a pretty boring subject.

Let’s be honest, business plans are not fun things to write or to read, so I’ve quite happily avoided the subject up to now.

So why the sudden change of heart?

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