It is hard to break through into the celebrity real estate agent sphere. When we hear about ‘celebrities’, we may think of glamour, paparazzi, and private parties, but this is not what makes the job.
Agents do not just go from typical real estate to celebrity real estate; it is quite rare that some agents break into celebrity real estate. And, even if it happens it is far from what you may think, you won’t make the cover of magazines, most of the time you will have to exercise discretion.
This article will dissect working with celebrities as real estate agents…
How Do You Become A Celebrity Real Estate Agent?
Working with celebrities is the same as working with luxury clients, and there is no lee-way into working with celebrities. Each person has their own success story and has made it to the top by taking different paths.
Some agents look for a niche and work towards that, but beware that choosing luxury clients as a niche from the beginning may lead to failure, and you will have to reject other clients. If you are already an affluent person, you may choose that niche to stand out.
Most apprentice agents stay away from that field, but you may want to leap if you are an adventurer. Keep in mind that you should have something that differentiates you from the rest… Do not assume that working with celebrities will give you more money and connections; it is hard to breakthrough, and it will be even harder if you do not have good referrals.
You should ask yourself a couple of questions before indulging in this market. Are you really in a position to serve this clientele?
What About Overcoming Intimidation and Limiting Beliefs?
Entering any kind of market will have you feeling like this, but even more the luxury market. You will have fear and try to limit yourself – this is part of the job, and you should be strong enough to hold onto your dreams.
Additionally, working with celebrities can be intimidating. To fight this fear, you will have to use all information that you have to be well-informed about everything- it will add a level of confidence.
You should be able to provide additional value compared to your competitors. Evaluate the perfect timing to jump into the market, do not go into it blindly. If you are still an apprentice agent, I recommend waiting before jumping into the market, and you should never do that alone. It is primordial to look for a mentor who will help you make your way into the sector.
Do not get me wrong; some apprentice agents get their chance from the beginning, but you can miss your opportunity if you make a mistake, and you may not get another shot.
You should drop the ‘shy’ attitude; affluent people look for agents who have confidence, can talk, and, most importantly, sell them things.
This applies to anyone in the market. Like any other person, celebrities do not like things to be glamorized just for the sake of selling. If from your perspective, you are not satisfied with a deal, feeling that it is not authentic and genuine, you should tell your clients. Even if they were gonna buy it and that you would have a ton of commission because in this manner, you will help them, and they will turn into lifetime clients. You should be able to build a trustworthy relationship with them.
Look at your different resources, work on them and look for new ones. This is a job where you always have to learn, evolve, and make new connections. So, work on yourself and on what you have to offer. In the comments, let us know what you think about entering the celebrities market as an agent…