Without a real estate agent assistant you are doomed to long hours doing tasks you hate, that someone else should be doing for you, making far less than you should make!
With a real estate agent assistant, you will have the ability to enjoy fewer working hours, focusing on the things you love to do, making more money than you ever dreamed possible.
Hiring a real estate assistant is a key factor in starting the climb as a team leader. There are tons of benefits to having an assistant. We are giving you the step-by-step guide on how to hire a ROCKSTAR assistant in the video below!
Real Estate Coach Michael Hellickson was once told “If you don’t have an assistant, YOU ARE ONE!”, and here at Club Wealth® we truly believe this. Your time is valuable. Michael explains how you can hire your first or next ROCKSTAR assistant, and how much it will impact you IN A GOOD WAY.
There are many benefits to having an assistant, first, and foremost, their job is to make your job easier! Having an assistant gives you peace of mind, and makes your quality of life better. Offloading things you don’t like or aren’t great at is a simple way they can help you be less stressed out.
Having an assistant also creates a better customer experience as your assistant is taking the load off of you so you can be better focused on the client at hand. There will also be fewer dropped balls, and more eyes on the prize to complete tasks on time and correctly for clients.
Hiring an assistant will ultimately put more money in your pocket! Offloading administrative tasks and things that take up your valuable time will ultimately increase your dollars per hour, so you can be working ON the business and not IN the business.
You have to have the RIGHT assistant, someone who loves what they do AND wants what is best for the business at all times.
Types of Assistants
There are many types of administrative assistants. For most people their first assistant will cover multiple roles. As you and your business grow, you will hire more assistants and each will have more refined roles.
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There are also REO specific assistants and ISA’s or Inside Sales Agents that will eventually be a crucial part of your business. All of these positions are important, and as you grow your business you will want your team working together very well, which is why it is crucial to pick the RIGHT assistant!
How to Hire
At one point in Coach Michael Hellickson’s real estate business he had 44 employees. He has perfected the system for hiring the PERFECT assistant(s). Here are some of the steps in a nutshell:
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- Write an ad – and include pictures, they help!
- Place Ads on Craigslist
- Place Indeed.com Ad
- Post on LinkedIn
- Post on Facebook
- Ask your broker for a referral!
- Email Agents in MLS
- Set up a group interview (DON’T tell them!)
The Group Interview!
The group interview is SO important, and don’t tell them they are attending a group interview! The group interview brings different personalities into one room, so you can see who will shine when the pressure is on!
Another reason for a group interview is to save time. In individual interviews you tell each person the SAME things, about the company, the compensation, the job, the culture, and more. The group interview gives you the opportunity to tell all candidates about the company, personal backstory, what the team does, the job description, hours, and compensation at the same time!
Immediately following the group interview, you will give the people who you feel fit the best, a one on one quick interview. From there you will invite the best candidates to a second one on one interview that will be a little bit longer – 20-30 minutes.
Upon completion of the second interview, you can then decide who you would like to hire. Here at Club Wealth® we do one step before hiring; we have each person on our team interview the best candidate. This is important! Team culture is everything, and making sure the culture will go uninterrupted by hiring this next assistant is crucial.
BONUS: For Club Wealth® Members only: As a Club Wealth® Member, you are entitled to have your coach perform the final interview for you! This is terrific as it ensures you are hiring the right person, for the right reasons!
As an additional bonus for Club Wealth® Members, ask your coach for sample employment agreements that we recommend to ensure you and your new real estate agent assistant get off on the right foot.