If paradise calls, should you answer?
Vacation homes carry an undeniable allure for clients, but there are plenty of reasons for real estate agents to get in on the action, too. 16% of all homes sold in 2015 were leisure properties, equaling about 920,000 transactions. With that slice of the market share up for grabs, it can be tempting to charge headfirst into the second-home business.
But before diving in, test the waters to make sure you're set for success.
Learn the Local Charm
Specializing in vacation home transactions can give you a strong professional advantage, but it may not be a wise time investment if you work in an area where ...