Free webinars showcase how to start a successful brokerage

October 3, 2017

BROOKFIELD, Wis. — A free five-part webinar series, “Starting a Successful Brokerage,” by OnCourse Learning Real Estate promises to provide attendees the knowledge they need to get a brokerage up and running.

Richard Gallegos

Richard Gallegos

Hosted by the company’s Education Manager Richard Gallegos, DREI, CDEI, the one-hour webinars are packed with essential information to help licensees get started and succeed. Registration to participate in the starting a successful brokerage series is required.

“In these five one-hour modules, I will provide attendees with information to get a real estate brokerage off to a great start,” said Gallegos, who has spent more than 20 years as a licensed assistant broker.

“Whether someone has just become a broker or is considering becoming one, these modules will shed light on developing a business plan, setting up a management team, marketing, advertising and identifying the costs involved in running a company,” Gallegos said.

Start a successful brokerage series schedule

The successful brokerage webinar series is broken into five one-hour modules with each session scheduled to begin at noon ET. The schedule is as follows:

Oct. 12 Module One: Starting Your Brokerage Business Learn how to start a brokerage, how to determine a business purpose and create a business plan. In addition, economic factors and assessing readiness when opening a brokerage will be discussed.

Oct. 26 — Module Two: Financing a Business Discover the start-up requirements for a new firm and get a better understanding of the different credit categories used by financial institutions.

Nov 9 — Module Three: Business Setup  Find out what office procedures are for both business and fiscal management. Also, understand how to work with banking institutions, implement bookkeeping procedures and get suggestions for retaining financial records.

Nov. 30 Module Four: Management of the Office There are many important aspects to running an office, including setting up a management team, dealing with personnel, outsourcing and managing licensing and documentation.

Dec. 14 Module Five: Planning for Growth The final session will focus on the future of the new business. Get an overview of fixed and variable costs of a brokerage, the relationship to the break-even point, how to meet production and profitability goals, and how sales teams, home offices and personal assistants are being used in the real estate industry today.

Register for the successful brokerage series to claim your seat.

OnCourse Learning Real Estate is a trusted source of training, licensing and continuing education. It has helped more than 650,000 real estate, appraisal and home inspection professionals begin and advance their careers through a blend of e-learning, instructor-led courses and textbooks. To learn more, please contact 800-532-7649, visit, or follow us on Facebook and Twitter.

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