Friday, 10 April 2015
易入行難出頭，兩成經紀全年無飯開 - 至少捱3年 (Easy to Get Started, Tough to Make It)
The property market has been active, many acquaintances and even Facebook friends have made comments like: "it should be much easier to trade properties," or "you realtors must have been rewarded handsomely." While this may be true for some real estate agents, it is far from the common norm for over 40,000 realtors in Greater Toronto Area.
Ming Pao 「明報」reporter Rachel Yuen wrote a piece about the challenges of starting the career as a real estate salesperson. The article had a very attention grabbing title : [易入行難出頭，兩成經紀全年無飯開 - 至少捱3年」(loosely translates to " Easy to Get Started, Tough to Make It - Takes At Least 3 Years"). I am honoured to have the opportunity to share my experiences and view.
Here is the digital copy for those who could read Chinese. Enjoy.