In recent years, the real estate industry has changed dramatically.
With the advent of new technology and more home sellers and buyers using the internet before selecting a real estate agent those who have not kept up with the times and technology are destined to fall behind the leaders.
Take for example the concept of real estate teams. Most industries have utilized team concepts to their advantage for years: corporate departments, sports, small businesses all utilize the team concept for growth and profitability.
The real estate industry however has historically placed real estate agents as sole entities, training them to be stand alone islands left to their own device