|This article was published on: 01/01/2005|
FOR BROKERS: Virtual assistants
BY ROBERT FREEDMAN
What to do when . . .
You want to grow but can’t yet afford in-house staff
Transaction coordination is generally charged on a per-transaction basis, usually $250–$350 per transaction, but brokers might negotiate a discount based on the number of associates using the services. A reasonable workload is 30–40 transactions a month. Tasks include
If you’re ready to contract with a virtual assistant:
To find virtual assistants specializing in real estate, search “real estate virtual assistants” in Google or another Internet search portal. Or contact a specialty organization, such as The Real Estate Virtual Assistant Network (www.revanetwork.com) or the International Virtual Assistants Association (www.ivaa.org).
Raising your VA comfort level
Using virtual assistants
Let your virtual assistant do it