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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

I am not with eXp anymore - if that gives you the answer.....

Though I believe it is always a personal choice. Being relational, as well as I love to mentor, train newer agents, I was not comfortable with everything online. I wanted the environment where I can meet and see other agents - and it's just me,

As I said everyone is different. If you like complete 'online' experience,

Dec 26, 2017 11:55 AM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Never heard of them?

Dec 26, 2017 07:39 AM
Debe Maxwell, CRS
Savvy + Company (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC

I've dealt with some here in NC & SC - they are much like RE/MAX without the international name. They do/pay for their own marketing and the agents work from their home offices as many of us do with RE/MAX. I had great experiences with the ones that I've worked with thus far.

Dec 26, 2017 07:23 AM
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

I've heard of them vaugely while looking up an answer for someone a few weeks ago.  I've not worked with any of their agents and I'm not sure if we have any out here.  Given that I have my own company, I'm not looking for a change.

Dec 26, 2017 10:51 AM
Pete Xavier
Investments to Luxury - Pacific Palisades, CA
Outstanding Agent Referrals-Nationwide

If you're looking to earn a recruitment override, than this might be a brokerage to look into. ActiveRain member Brad Andersohn had joined Exp a while back.

One more thing; Be open to talk to recruiters and brokers of any brokerage you're considering. Nothing to be afraid of, you can always fact check them.

Dec 26, 2017 08:30 AM
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

anyone's opinion should not be important.... you must interview properly and make decisions based on YOUR instincts and what you heard for answers to you questions....ask questions of management....

Dec 26, 2017 08:07 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Never heard of them! Good luck!

Dec 26, 2017 07:41 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Have never heard of it... and would not opine about any company in a public forum like this.

Dec 26, 2017 07:12 AM
Susie Kay
Ultra Real Estate Dallas Fort Worth - Plano, TX
North Dallas Specialist

Best to call realtors under that brokerage.  Ask what they like and dislike about the broker.  Be mindful of agents who try to recruit.

Dec 26, 2017 10:51 AM
Kasey & John Boles
Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - - Boise, ID
Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties

Praful Thakkar is with Exp right? Maybe he can give you some insight. -Kasey

Dec 26, 2017 07:53 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

There are only a few people from there in our area. Not much to know so far.

Dec 26, 2017 07:10 AM
Anthony Acosta -
Harry Norman, REALTORS® - Atlanta, GA
Associate Broker

Never heard of them. sorry.

Dec 26, 2017 12:13 PM
Greg Large
ERA Real Solutions - Grove City, OH
A Tradition of Trust

real estate is local, inclusing affiliation with a regional or national brokerage and as Nina Hollander said would not opine an opinion here.

Dec 26, 2017 10:13 AM
J.R. Schloemer, CRS
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

I know of them but that is about all I know. I have only seen their sign in my area once or twice. 

Dec 26, 2017 07:57 AM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

There are some Exp Realty agents in my area but I haven't worked with them (yet) and am not aware of their business model.

Dec 26, 2017 07:33 AM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Praful Thakkar may have some insight on this company.

Dec 26, 2017 10:54 PM
Mary Yonkers
Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate - Erie, PA
Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor



Dec 26, 2017 12:54 PM
Debbie Reynolds, C21 Platinum Properties
Platinum Properties- (931)771-9070 - Clarksville, TN
The Dedicated Clarksville TN Realtor-(931)320-6730

I don't know enough about it other than the costs (retainage of the broker) is very limited. I do not know what support systems they have in place.

Dec 26, 2017 11:41 AM
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA

I don't belive we have an Exp Realty in my area.

Dec 26, 2017 09:35 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

I am not familiar with them. Compare them with RE/MAX.

Dec 26, 2017 08:11 AM
Kerry Lucasse
eXp Realty - Urban Nest Real Estate Group - Atlanta, GA
Your Urban Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant

Hello!  I know it's been quite some time since you posted this question, but just in case you never received an answer, I just wanted to share that I've been with eXp for over 5 years and I still love it!  Honestly, there have been a few bumps along the road over the years, but it is understandable when a company is growing so quickly.  I really enjoy the virtual office -- it's a great place to have quick meetings with my team or attend a class where I can learn from top agents around the country.  What has meant the most to me is how HELPFUL everyone is and how willing agents are to share information (i.e. listing presentations, SEO tips, etc) -- I've never seen anything like it at the other brokerages I worked with.  Because we are all stockholders in the company it just creates a culture where we want to help others succeed in hopes that the stock price will rise (EXPI stock was only 20 cents when I joined!).  

I'm by no means a "recruiter" but I did bring my team with me to eXp and have had a few agents join organically over the years.  I think the revenue share model is genius and it's made a BIG impact on my life in recent years. 

Final thought... I don't think eXp is for everyone.  If you don't enjoy working from home or co-working space, it might not be for you.  If you are a member of a team and need the in-person accountability (i.e. someone hovering over you!)  to make those lead gen phone calls every day, it might not be for you.   

If you can't tell, I could go on and on, but I would highly recommend taking a few minutes to learn about this brokerage and take a tour of the virtual office -- I never thought I'd use it as often as I do, but it's a big time saver and a pretty cool place to be!

Feb 10, 2019 07:04 PM
Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

No, don't know

Oct 05, 2018 04:55 PM
Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

No, don't know

Oct 05, 2018 04:55 PM
Sandy Padula & Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Florida Realty Investments - , CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

EXP is not the first company to come up with the web-based agency concept.  This is not for everyone, but works well for us since we have a firmly established client base

Dec 27, 2017 01:10 PM
Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate Services

Nothing that I would venture into.  I look at their model. It was not for me. 

Dec 27, 2017 09:18 AM
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

I never was with them and not really interested at the moment. Good luck.

Dec 26, 2017 11:52 PM
Tammy Lankford,
Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668 - Eatonton, GA
Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville

I'm not a fan of all things virtual.

Dec 26, 2017 01:08 PM
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

All in all it's just another brick in the wall.

Dec 26, 2017 12:41 PM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

I interviewed with them in Florida many years ago when I was thinking of moving, and did not want to work with a company with the pyramid system.

Dec 28, 2017 02:39 PM
Annette Lawrence , Palm Harbor, FL 727-420-4041
ReMax Realtec Group - Palm Harbor, FL
Making FLORIDA Real Estate EZ

The business model is sound.

However, if you do your due diligence, the reality will be directly in your face.

Does the 'fruit' align with the 'promise?'

Are you confident you have the ability, skills, resources and systems to overcome what you can clearly see if you simply analyze the data.

If you have that confidence. then stop thinking and join. If you refuse to 'see' the data, you can be assured the sweet words turn bitter in the light of disappointment.

Start with the only two questions you need to ask a broker. Then follow the trail.

Dec 27, 2017 06:32 AM
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Do your due diligence.  If you are comfortable with everything being "virtual" it's worth considering...

Dec 27, 2017 05:40 AM
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I have no clue.

Dec 27, 2017 05:33 AM
William Feela
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

Not in my area

Dec 26, 2017 06:52 PM
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

I have not heard of them...All the best to you.  A

Dec 26, 2017 04:04 PM
John Pusa
Glendale, CA

Many good responses.

Dec 26, 2017 04:02 PM
Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe


Dec 26, 2017 03:56 PM
Richard Weeks
Dallas, TX
REALTOR®, Broker

I wish we knew.

Dec 26, 2017 02:15 PM
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

We have one here in NH. I have not done a lot of business with them. I got some recruiting info from them but nothing that interested me. 

Dec 26, 2017 01:14 PM