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Fancy Running Your Own Real Estate Business? Check This Out

If you are tired in your current position and fancy a change then you could open up your own business. If you have experience working in the property industry then how about running your own real estate company? Having knowledge and experience in the field you want to work in will give you the solid foundation you need to get your start-up going. The key to running a successful business is getting everything right from the start, you don’t want to become one of the 70% of businesses that fails in the first three years.


One of the first things you need to get right when setting up a new business is the budget. Your budget needs to include everything you need to stay open for six months. This might seem like a lot but you won’t see profits until at least this mark, if not longer. When working out your budget you need to know how much you will need for things like buying the properties, any improvements that need doing, and paying your workers. If you don’t give yourself enough money then you are at risk of shutting yourself down.


Something else you need to think about is where you want your houses to be located. Do you want to sell homes in the city to professionals that work there, or do you want to sell houses to people looking for beach homes? There are pros and cons to both of these options, selling on the beach means you get to see some gorgeous views while you are at work each day. However, depending on the location and the demand you might need to sell other types of houses in other locations as well.


Do you want to deal with houses that are already built or do you want to create your own portfolio of houses that you have built from the ground up? Both of these options will require manpower and a team of contractors that can work fixing things and installing various aspects of a house such as power or gas. If you are buying land and building from the ground up then you will need to contact excavation services to dig into the ground for your foundations.


Finally, who do you want to work with and who will be your main target audience? When you run your own business you need to know the type of clientele you want to be dealing with. For instance, if you are wanting to buy fancy houses then you will mainly be working with professionals or families with a large amount of money. If you are going to be dealing with apartment blocks then it may be mainly students that you are speaking with and meeting.

We hope you found this article helpful and that it gave you some idea of how you can get your real estate company off the ground. Remember, a good foundation both in your properties and business will stand the test of time.


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About the Author

Kaya Wittenburg

Blog Author and CEO

Kaya Wittenburg is the Founder and CEO of Sky Five Properties. Since the age of 10, real estate has been deeply ingrained into his thoughts. With world-class negotiation and deal-making skills, he brings a highly impactful presence into every transaction that he touches.

He is here to help you use real estate as a vehicle to develop your own personal empire and feel deeply satisfied along the way. If you have an interest in buying, selling or renting property in South Florida, contact Kaya today.

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