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    Thursday, March 2, 2017   /   by Terry Trexler

    To office or not to office? How virtual and brick-and-mortar brokerages make it work

    To office or not to office? How virtual and brick-and-mortar brokerages make it work
    Growing numbers of entrepreneurial brokers are setting up new businesses with no offices, but the industry is still giving the idea pushback
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    BYGILL SOUTH Staff Writer



    Key Takeaways

    An increasing number of entrepreneurial broker-owners are trying the virtual brokerage model, convinced that there are more important things than offices for their agents.
    Others say it is still vital to have offices to maintain the professional image of the real estate agent and to appeal to top producers and their teams.
    EXp Realty president, Russ Cofano, says there is room for all models in the market.
    Inc. 500 lister Big Block Realty founders said they tried going fully virtual, but pressure from agents led to them opening offices anyway.
    Virtual brokerages are achieving multi-state expansion thanks to no-office policies ...

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