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How Fear Of Failure Is Causing You To Fail
We all like to dream big about our futures – especially real estate agents.
Agents are self-motivated individuals driven by ongoing success, which is why I find it a little surprising that many remain working under the franchise model.
I’ve had thousands of conversations with high performing agents thinking about starting their own business, but there is a common theme holding them back.
Fear comes in many forms when starting a business, and it is what is holding back so many of these agents!
When you break down the fears, they don’t seem so bad. With the right support they can be easily overcome, allowing agents to flourish both professionally and personally.
But what are the biggest fears holding agents back?
Fear of Running a Business
Running a business can be hard and there are so many tasks that need to be completed, not to mention the cost. Agents work hard, every day of the week, early mornings and late nights to ensure success. When you add running a business on top of prospecting, listing and selling properties, when could you possibly have time to do anything else? This is the struggle.
On top of all of this, what about the costs! Paying for an office, support staff, as well as all technology and subscriptions.
We live in 2021 – the age of remote working, so, working remotely and not from an office is more common than ever.
Secondly – UrbanX are here to help you get everything set up and help to run the back end of your business so you can focus on listing and selling. The team will even help you set up your business and launch to market in 6 weeks, taking care of everything so you can run your own business and all you need to do is focus on listing and selling property.
Fear of Decreased Income
Some agents are under the misconception that working for a major franchise delivers secure income.
Well – if you’re a high performing agent, you are actually giving away you a huge chuck of your hard earned money.
Agents work hard. They win listings, manage marketing campaigns, negotiate deals and secure sales. And for all that effort they get to keep around 50 per cent of the gross commission, which is hard to comprehend.
The power of running your own business and launching your own brand with UrbanX will remove the fear about going backwards. Not only will you be advertising yourself, with your own brand, but you will be making all your own decisions, providing the level of service you’ve always wanted and be keeping up to 90% of your commission.
Your fear is only holding you back from achieving your goals.
Fear of Getting Listings
People list with people, and there is no better way to promote yourself in your local area, than with your own brand. If you are a high performing agent with an established profile in your area, buyers will come to you to sell their property, regardless of who you work for, so why not do it under your own brand.
There are so many agents that miss listings because of a sellers having a poor experience with their franchise before. You can dictate the narrative with your own business. Do things the way you want and the results will follow.
Fear of Failure
Everyone has a fear of failure, but what do you have to lose by starting your own business. Do things your way and never look back. Market your own brand and grow your already established personal brand in your local area to dominate the market.
UrbanX is here to help Australia’s high performing agents to break away from the franchise model and start their own business so they can earn more, keep more of their commission and live more without all the pressures and costs of running your own business.
It is now the perfect time to start your own business to be able to launch your own brand in the new year. Build your business over the Christmas period, so you can hit the ground running in January with no additional downtime.
Don’t let fear hold you back any longer. Make 2022 the year for YOU!
As seen on: The Real Estate Conversation