( Frequently Asked Questions )
Here are answers to typical questions asked by agents before joining Independence Realty. If you have other questions or concerns, feel free to call us toll-free at (877)825-6064 or send an email at: firstname.lastname@example.org
Q: What Is Your Commission Payout? A: Independence Realty's Agents keep a full 95% of their commission earnings ($595 per-transaction minimum applies).
Q: What does risk management (E&O) cost? A : There are two options to choose from as follows:
2) $700 SINGLE ANNUAL PAYMENT. (If you close more than 5 transactions per year, this payment option is more cost-effective).
Q: Are there other fees? A: No office, desk, minimums or monthly fees.
Q: How fast do I get paid ? A: You'll get paid on the day escrow closes. No waiting. You'll receive your commission without delay immediately upon closing of your escrow.
Q: What are your advertising requirements? A: All Independence Realty affiliates must use Independence Realty's trademark name and logo on all promotional / marketing materials. This includes signs, flyers, brochures, websites, business cards, etc.
Q: Does it matter where my home base is in California? A: Your servicing area can be anywhere within the State of California.
Q. Can I open a Branch Office? A: Yes. Please click on the "Branch Out" link on this website for more information or email us at email@example.com with any questions.
Q: What about Board of Realtors membership and MLS Access? A: Independence Realty is a member of the C.A.R. , N.A.R and several regional MLS boards. Our affiliates access the MLS individually. Please inquire with your local Board of Realtors about MLS access and / or membership costs, dues and requirements. Affiliates are responsible for their individual MLS access fees.
Q: How Do I get Broker Support? A: Broker assistance and support is available via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via toll-free number (877)825-6064 or via Fax (619)270-2325. Independence Realty also publishes an informative E-Newsletter on a monthly basis.
Q: Am I required to use specific title or escrow companies? A: You are free to select the services that are best suited for your clients' needs. As a policy, we do not sponsor or recommend any vendors or service providers, in order to prevent conflict-of-interest issues.
Q: What forms do Independence Realty Agents use ? A: As REALTORS, we use N.A.R. / C.A.R. - approved forms only. You may obtain forms at your local Board of Realtors’ office or simply download them from www.winforms.com.
Q: Do You Use Company-Specific Forms? A: Click on our "FORMS" weblink. This area is reserved for Independence Realty affiliates only.
Q: How can I join Independence Realty? A: Click on the "Join Our Realtor Team" link located on our homepage or call us at (877)825-6064, or email us at: email@example.com
Q: How do I make my broker affiliation change? A: Go to www.dre.ca.gov click on "E-Licensing" link, follow the instructions. Enter Broker#01449180 when prompted.
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