Maggie Bolado
Keller Williams Realty

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What Can I Do?

Many people try to start a career in real estate under the assumption that there is easy money to be made here. In reality, it is business with loads of competition. I have been doing this for 12 years and I absolutely love what I do.

My responsibilities:

  • Schedule Showings
  • Schedule Listing Appointments
  • Maintain Required Continuing Education
  • Deliver Earnest Money On Time
  • Coordinate Property Inspections
  • Keep Up With Mortgage Company Progress
  • Verify Buyer’s New Homeowner’s Insurance
  • Coordinate Home Warranty Company
  • Negotiate Offers and counter-offers
  • Schedule Closings
  • Attend Closings
  • Get All Disclosures Delivered & Signed
  • Keep The Transaction On Track
  • Provide Educational Materials to Consumers
  • Keep Your Blog Active
  • Maintain Active Social Media Profiles
  • “On Call” 7 days a week, including holidays
  • Follow Up With Website Inquiries
  • Keep Up With Changing Laws
  • Run Comparables for Buyers & Sellers
  • Determine Accurate Pricing
  • Meet the Appraiser at Property
  • Meet the Inspector(s) at Property

 

  • Show Hundreds-Thousands of Homes Each Year
  • Get Signed Contract to Title Company
  • Negotiate Repairs
  • Keep Clients Updated With Each Step
  • Provide Comps for the Appraiser
  • Coordinate Closing
  • Review HUD-1 for Errors
  • Make Sure There is a Clear Title
  • Explain the Contract to Clients
  • Provide Advice on Offer Price
  • Explain The Current Real Estate Market
  • Explain Pros & Cons of Each Neighborhood
  • Verify Completion of Repairs
  • Make Sure The Loan Funds
  • Schedule & Attend the Walkthrough
  • Dispute Low Appraisals
  • Verify Delivery of Title Commitment
  • Remind Clients to Schedule Utilities
  • Manage Your Online Reputation
  • Deal With Vendors
  • Keep MLS Listing Data Current
  • Attend Real Estate Conferences
  • Network with Local Home Builders
  • Coordinate Open Houses
  • Check Up On Past Clients

My expenses:

  • Broker Fees
  • MLS Fees
  • NAR Fees
  • E&O Business Insurance
  • Self-Empoyment Tax
  • State Licensing Fees
  • Advertising Fees
  • Website Fees

 

  • Yard Signs
  • Photographers
  • Videographers
  • Office Supplies
  • Business Cards
  • Property Flyers
  • Electronic Lockboxes
  • Continued RE Education