Quite often I have conversations with agents that are unhappy with their present office and considering a move. Most recently, I had a conversation with an agent that I highly respect in our local market that triggered and reminded me of another conversation I had approximately 6 months ago. I’m inspired to share.
A couple of those agents are a “dual agent team” that I believe would be an absolute perfect fit for our office. I knew that their present office didn’t have the power of a global brand, International exposure, tools, coaching, training and technology to better represent their clients and assist them to really take their career to the next level.
After we covered many points of mutual interest, I asked what else may be important to review. Even though they shared their amazement, they paused and shared something that I didn’t expect. Their comment was “we would like to be associated with a Canadian Company”.
I smiled and responded with: “Perfect! RE/MAX is as Canadian as they come and this is why I joined RE/MAX in 1993”.
They smiled back and asked me to expand on that. Well that was just the permission I needed and went on to explain that RE/MAX has Canada running through its entire being. Some offices and Brands claim that they’re the only truly Canadian company. That’s a myth. [Read more…]