This week on the Over Ask Podcast, teamerage leader out of Chattanooga, Doug Edrington, joins Matt Lionetti and The Broke Agent to talk, first of all, about how he got into the real estate industry back in 2004.
Doug shares what it was like for him as an 18-year-old real estate agent starting in the early aughts—including the old school “CRM” he used as a young agent.
Click on any of the timestamps below to watch:
00:32 Meet Doug Edrington
04:49 When you’re looking to hire, what are you looking for in an agent?
10:30 What was it like to be a real estate agent in 2004?
14:50 How important is mentorship, and what does your mentorship program look like?
17:37 Why do you want a teamerage rather than solo agents?
20:03 Doug’s recruiting process
33:49 “I hope the training is harder than real life.”
34:13 “Leadership is a learned skill.”
40:28 What is it like starting in real estate as an 18-year-old?
45:07 What’s the #1 problem you see with younger agents on your teams right now?
53:55 Do you think agents these days are too caught up on social media?
56:37 Why should agents go to real estate conferences?
Click here to watch the full episode.