Broker Profile: Tom Kotarac
February 8, 2017
Which brokerage are you from?
Sutton Group Signature Realty Inc., Brokerage
How long have you been in the industry?
I have been involved in the industry for over 12 years.
Why did you go into real estate?
The chance to help people make the important purchase of their lives is rewarding.
What is the hardest part about being a real estate agent/broker?
The fact that you are your own boss, which is also one of the best things. Self-discipline and consistency is the key to a successful career.
What is the best piece of advice you can give a newbie agent?
Look for an office that can coach you with building your career and fully support you with your first few transactions. Diversify your sales between residential resale and new home sales i.e. preconstruction condos.
What is the best piece of advice (about being an agent/broker) you’ve ever received?
“Done beats perfect anytime.” (And of course, this not apply to paperwork)
What are three things an agent needs to be successful?
2) Being coachable
3) Great work ethic
What is your motto in business?
LOVE WHAT YOU DO AND YOU WILL ALWAYS BE SUCCESSFUL.
What is an agent’s greatest asset?
Knowing what differentiates you from other salespersons/brokers.
What are some common mistakes Realtors make? What can be done to avoid these in the future?
Giving up too easily. The only way to truly fail at anything is to quit.
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