THE BENEFITS OF BEING WITH THE #1 FRANCHISE IN RESIDENTIAL REAL ESTATE SALES WORLDWIDE
Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies Services Northeast Ohio
Coldwell Banker has been servicing northeast Ohio since 1981 and began its new affiliation with The Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies in 2015. We have over 400 Sales Associates in 15 offices serving the following 10 Northeast Ohio counties: Ashtabula, Cuyahoga, Erie, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina, Portage, Stark, Summit and surrounding counties. We understand that every market and every office is unique. Our Sales Associates are our Business Partner Associates working together to give our buyers and sellers the ultimate in customer service. The Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies is continuously ranked as one of the top 3 Coldwell Banker affiliated companies in unit sales internationally. Coldwell Banker is the premier international real estate franchise with approximately 87,000 Sales Associates in nearly 3,200 offices of which more than 700 offices are outside the United States in 49 countries and territories. The #1 Real Estate Company in the nation is predominately made up of Coldwell Banker Sales Associates.
A. Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies Provides the following tools and benefits to our agents at no cost:
1. ZAP – our Instant notification platform designed to capture leads and provide management systems for your internet inquiries
2. Fully equipped Offices with high speed internet computers, free printing, scanners for your business use – No Desk Fees, No Monthly Fees
3. Experienced Management and support staff to assist and mentor you
4. Company sponsored continuing education classes and ongoing training every month
5. Coldwell Banker University provides exceptional training for online learning
6. Customizable Listing Presentations for your Mobile Tablets and Devices
7. Complementary Business Cards, Name Badges, Signs for your first 3 Listings provided our preferred vendors are used
8.Coldwell Banker Exchange - the exclusive Intranet for Coldwell Banker Sales Associates for systems, networking, marketing (create flyers, newsletters, email campaigns
9.The Annual Innovation Exchange, Annual Awards Banquet, Coldwell Banker Gen Blue Conference and Regional events as well as the annual Coldwell Banker Cleveland Indians Cleveland Clinic Children’s fundraiser to name a few
10.CBX – Our State of the Art Proprietary Platform Leading the way we market our listings and target the most likely Buyers
11.Listings to Leads – Marketing Platform provided to our Sales Associates at no charge
12. Facebook Advertising every week to promote your business and your open houses plus various other forms of internet advertising
13. Dotloop – FREE to our agents for 7 year document storage, online negotiation and e-signatures for offices, agents, buyers and sellers
B. Coldwell Banker Systems and Sales Associate Plans and Programs
1.Associates’ individual web site, on line office, e-mail configurations, communications center, blog and customer care center
2.Coldwell Banker has exceptional commission programs, recruiting bonuses and referral commissions. Providing the commission meets the guidelines, the sales associate receives 100% of any selling bonus after payment of the franchise fees.
3.The Coldwell Banker diversified commercial/investment division and auction division will meet your client’s additional real estate needs and give the sales associate opportunities for success and referral fees.
4.The sales associate receives $60.00 for each Coldwell Banker Home Protection Plan Home Warranty sold unless it is a special program and provided the proper documentation is provided
5.The Coldwell Banker Professional Development fund with matching funds is available to help further the agent’s professional development with an in-house “savings account”
6.Coldwell Banker offers an Aptitude Profile or Career Assessment to help determine your computability with the real estate industry
C. Relocation and Other Referral and Lead Generators
1. Coldwell Banker is the Principal Broker for Cartus Mobility, (the world’s largest relocation company), Sirva and Weichert as well as many other relocation companies
2. Member of the Cartus Broker to Broker network with over 88,000 agents referring buyers and sellers.
3. Coldwell Banker also has local Affinity Programs to provide more opportunities to our agents
4. Our Relocation Staff is charged with growing our business through corporate contacts, other referral networks and affinity programs ongoing and agents can participate in that opportunity
5. RNI (Referral Network) is a real estate license holding company that generates leads to our Sales Associates who wish to refer business but do not actively practice Real Estate
Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies will create a success path... that gives our Sales Associates the industry’s best technology and education available to ensure to a bright future in Real Estate.
D. Outstanding Marketing Programs
1. Coldwell Banker residential listings are marketed on hundreds of lead generating prominent local and national web sites including the award winning coldwellbanker.com
2. Global Luxury Properties - Global Marketing Platform for all listings over $500k
3. Unlisted Property Programs to help FSBO work with our agents
4. Builder/Developer Program
5. On Site Auctions
When You Are With Coldwell Banker Schmidt Family of Companies, You are part of a winning team.