Have you heard the buzz about the Benchmark Mastermind meetings? Held at the WCAR building on the first Tuesday of each month, these meeting have become greatly anticipated and well attended by agents for their networking opportunities, educational value and overall fun factor. One of the great distinguishers of Benchmark Realty is that we do not "require" our agents to attend mandatory meetings. However, if the 125 + agents in a standing room only crowd at the WCAR each month is any indicator of a successful formula, I think we've hit upon it. The secret, according to Mastermind coordinator and Benchmark agent, Linda Seaton is making the meetings agent focused. "We make sure these meetings are about the agents with input from the agents on the topics we cover. We talk about legal issues, personal experiences and ways that we can help other agents avoid difficult situations." Here are some of Linda's thoughts on the highlights and details of the Mastermind Meetings: Throw in a free breakfast, guest speakers and useful vendor information and you've secured yourself one highly productive hour each month. Although, these meetings are optional, getting there early is mandatory if you want to get a seat. [...]
A desire for new technology to handle his growing business was one of the reasons seasoned real estate agent Prentiss Holt made the switch to Benchmark Realty, but, at the end of the day, keeping more of his hard-earned money for re-investing in his business was key. The Benchmark business model is a winning difference for agents and their clients says Benchmark agent Prentiss Holt. “We chose Benchmark Realty for the integration of technology and for allowing us to keep our hard earned money to inject back into our growing business, “ Holt said. “The Benchmark difference is being able to build our team around the commission structure, the cutting-edge industry technology and usefulness of having multiple offices in our market.” The first commission check was a huge payoff in making the switch the Murfreesboro area agent said. “It was major wow factor to me. There really aren’t hidden fees.” Here are Holt's top reasons for switching his license to Benchmark and he challenges other agents to evaluate their business model. http://youtu.be/d07VKYlg0Cc [contact-form][contact-field label='Name' type='name' required='1'/][contact-field label='Email' type='email' required='1'/][contact-field label='Website' type='url'/][contact-field label='Comment' type='textarea' required='1'/][/contact-form]
Camaraderie and a positive atmosphere are some of the reasons working in the Murfreesboro, Tennessee Benchmark Realty LLC office is special but broker Sheila Lunsford says, at the end of the day, agents keeping more of their hard-earned money makes working at Benchmark exceptional. Benchmark Murfreesboro area agents enjoy a positive workplace and keeping more of their hard earned money says broker Sheila Lunsford. Lunsford shares in this video, the Benchmark difference includes working under leadership which guides one of Middle Tennessee’s fastest growing real estate brokerages - morally, ethically and legally. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vDG5JDYkVJA “The differences are numerous when working for Benchmark. We allow agents to be in business for themselves but not by themselves. But, the biggest difference is all about the money. When agents work as hard they do, we are proud they get to keep that money,” Lunsford stresses. Voted one of the best places work in Middle Tennessee, if you’d like more information about a career with Benchmark Realty LLC please fill out the form below or contact Phillip Cantrell directly at 615-371-1544.
One of the many endearing qualities of a Benchmark Real Estate Agent is their enthusiasm for the company. Every agent we speak to has a story about how they came to Benchmark and most are willing to share that story with us on camera. This week we sat down with Benchmark Agents, Marty Holder and Tia Green in our Murfreesboro TN office and spoke with them about their Benchmark experience. So, in the words of Marty Holder and Tia Green, "Why would you give a broker ANY percentage of your money?" With over 400 enthusiastic agents in multiple locations across Middle Tennessee, we must be doing something right. If you'd like more information about a career with Benchmark Realty please fill out the form below or contact Phillip Cantrell directly at 615-371-1544.