Best Practices for Small and Indie Brokerages



Despite all the fanfare about agent teams replacing brokerages, many entrepreneurial-minded Realtors are choosing to lead their own indie brokerages rather than operating a team under the leadership of someone else’s business model. Based upon interviews with over 30 women owners of small and indie brokerages, this session explores the benefits, best practices, and pitfalls to avoid associated with launching and operating a successful small or indie brokerage.


To provide attendees with best practices for launching and operating an independent or small brokerage including startup considerations, recruiting and retention tips, compensation models, building a strong culture, financial management tips, strategies for supervising agents, managing risk, plus guidelines on how to stay on the right side of the independent contractor laws.