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REimagine! 2020

REimagine! Real Estate Conference & Expo is where learning takes center stage and where business solutions and connections are at the forefront of the real estate industry.

Property Management Conference

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Succession Planning for Brokers: Continuing Your Legacy

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Course Description
Real estate is a high-dollar, infrequent, highly personal transaction. It relies on the skill and commitment of people, not just the technology they use. And it's the broker who is responsible for hiring, developing, and leading the people who can deliver that real estate experience.

Great leadership is the common thread that characterizes all great real estate brokerages. 

The critical component of present and future leadership must always be considered when developing a brokerage's future. What happens to a company when its leader is no longer around? This is what business succession planning is all about. 

It is the process of determining the method of transfer of ownership as well as the transition of management control. Succession will occur whether necessitated by death, injury, or retirement and is just a crucial and inevitable step of business management as is launching the brokerage. 

Thoughtful succession planning can allow even small brokerages to continue surviving and providing for a family for generations.  



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How you benefit from taking this course:

  • Learn the purpose and impact of succession planning
  • Be able to evaluate your circumstances
  • Review relevant universal succession planning factors
  • Discover the various types and How-Tos of common succession plans
  • Determine how to create a short-term Emergency Preparedness
  • Learn how to navigate Family Ownership or Management Transition
  • Non-Family Ownership/Management Transition
  • Selling Your Company via Merger or Acquisition
  • and More!

Who Should Take this Course: 
If you are a real estate professional that would like to develop a tangible plan of action to leave the industry and have peace of mind that the organization will be cared for, you should take this course. Additionally, any real estate professional that would like to be prepared for any upcoming leave of absence.

Pam O'Connor

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