Easy Agent spans nationwide offering agents the opportunity to operate as an independent business yet still in the network of agents with the support training and backing of the Easy Agent network.
Our ever-growing network means that we’ll be able to provide even better services and buying capabilities to further reduce independent agents overheads but also increase their sales.
The checklist below is a great way to get started on thinking about exactly what you need to become a modern day Independent real estate agency.
Easy Agent is dedicated to make you prepared for all elements of running your independent business, but provide you with the support to make you more successful and make the process easy.
In this business start up check list you will find:
- Easy Agent Buying Power
- Business Set-up
- Legal Set-up
- Office Set-up
- Technology Set-up
- Staff Considerations
Easy Agent strives to offer its agents competitive pricing utilising the buying power of the ever-growing network and on sheer negotiating abilities of its senior management.
With the Easy Agent buying power, our agents will be able to purchase from our online store an assortment of marketing options, materials and equipment. We strive to maintain our online store to have all products available up to date and be out of be purchased at a click, on the go (from your mobile) or in front of a computer.
Before you start, construct a business plan. This keeps you on track to reach your sales targets and manage your finances to achieve your profit goals.
Business Plan - Easy Agents' experienced management team is available to assist with construct your personal business plan
Mentor Program - The Easy Agent is leading the way in the real estate industry with our Mentor Program assists agents with strategies for prospecting and securing listings, closing the deal, training staff and upskilling.
Corporate Identity - With Easy Agent's flexible business model we allow you to use our coorporate branding or your own business name. Easy Agent has invested heavily into creating coorporate branding to successfully help your business.
Having the correct business set up to suit your needs is is crucial for you to operate tax efficiently, legally and that your assets are protected.
We recommend you talk with your accountant about this when you join Easy Agent as we want to make your business a financial success for you.
Business name - If your preference is to operate under a business name, as opposed to a sole trader, then you can register a business name with www.asic.gov.au
Real Estate Licence - Make sure you have a full real estate licence to operate as a principal in your state, if not we can assist with our preferred RTO for upgrading your licence.
Agent Licence Course - If you are upgrading your licence qualifications with our partner RTO, this can be done online from anywhere in Australia.
Domain name - Easy Agent provide all their agents with a website which links into the main agent portal. The agent can choose a URL of their choice which is hosted by Easy Agent.
Trust Account - No need for the agent to set-up a trust account, Easy Agent manages all deposits and receipts via their trust accounts for each state with state of the art latest trust accounting technology software.
Insurance - We strongly recomend you have adequate insurance cover, for this reason we have an exclusive offer from a recognised underwriter with a national policy combining Public Liability and Professional Indemnity insurance. This policy is only available to agents who are part of Easy Agent.
Having each Easy Agent personel working remotely from their home office, this greatly helps with both time management and reducing operating overheads making your Easy Agent real estate business very profitable.
Office furniture - Desks, chairs, filing cabinets, meeting table, stationery cupboard, furnishings, etc.
Office equipment - computer/laptop, tablet, mobile phone, printer/scanner.
Easy Agent are dominating the real estate landscape with industry leading technology giving our agents the edge in their business.
Agent Website - the face of your business to your customers. Each agent receives a fully responsive website that scales to view automatically on any device. Mobile friendly and fast. This is a great listing tool for our agents. Hosted and linked to our CRM it reduces costs and any support issues.
CRM - Easy Agent utilises the award winning real estate CRM platform REAL ONLINE, this state of the art technology keeps our agents ahead of the pack with funtionality other agents can only dream about.
Email - Easy Agent email accounts are intentionally set-up using the worlds biggest and most reliable email server ensuring you never miss an email, EVER!
Sale History - Every Easy Agent also has access to Sales History, Ownership Details and Real Property Description data via Price Finder software. The real estate's leading provider of industry data.
Documentation Software - All agents are provided with their own software platform for quick access to evert real estate form in a digital format for easy use. Quick, smart and efficient process to list property.
Agent Support - Our agent support web portal is available 24 hour per day with Live Chat feature during business hours. Easy Agent shines with their agent support as a key point of difference to any other company.
As an independent agent you negate the requirements to employ others, allowing you to focus on what you do best, ie: listing and selling.
Admin Support - Easy Agent agent administration team take care of the whole process once a contract has been signed/exchanged. Let our team take the stress out of the process for you, ensuring your contract settles in a timely manner.
Nametags - Great idea!
Uniform - Not required but its recomended you alwasy present your best and look professional.
Objectives and reporting- set sales targets and KPIs as part of your business plan. Work with your Mentor to ensure you reach these targets.
Customer Service - Work to your own high Customer Service Standard so that customers will refer others to you.
Win Listings - Use our technology and the processes defined above to compete with and win listings against the franchises in your area.
Social Media is the fastest growing exposure area for business today.
Gain instant exposure to your target market with effective social media marketing.
Print Media - Order everything from the online store, could not be easier!! business cards, letterheads, brochures, presentation folders, etc.
For Sale Sign Boards - Order all your property signage from the online store. The online store is your one stop shop for all your marketing needs.
Online Advertising – Easy Agent has taken the worry out of your online advertising with accounts for all major real estate portals. Feature property upgrades can be purchased from the online store at any time.
Professional Photography - Easy Agent has preferred suppliers for professional photography available at the online store. Simple to book with one click!
Social Media – Easy Agent is the industries leader for social media marketing, not sure how it works? don't worry, let us teach you how.
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