Broker Spotlight: Eric Bramlett, Bramlett Residential
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Dealer Highlight: Eric Bramlett, Bramlett Residential
Title: Eric Bramlett
Expertise: Texas Gross sales License (2003)
Texas Dealer’s License (2005)
Established Bramlett Residential (2012)
Location: Austin, Texas
Rankings: No. 1 fastest-growing native impartial brokerage in Austin
Staff dimension: 75
Transaction sides: Projected 134 (2023)
Gross sales quantity: Projected $684 million (2023)
Awards: Three groups throughout the brokerage gained the Austin Enterprise Journal’s Residential Actual Property Awards in 2023
- Dochen Realty Group at Bramlett Residential
- Berbas Group at Bramlett Residential
- McGuire Staff at Bramlett Residential
How did you get your begin in actual property?
I used to be waitlisted to go to UT Legislation they usually by no means supplied me a spot. I wasn’t certain what to do however had at all times been entrepreneurial and beloved working with plenty of folks. I obtained my license at 23 years previous and labored as an condo locator for the primary six months. My first transaction was a $400/month condo. There was nowhere to go however up from there.
What’s one thing you recognize now that you simply want you knew once you began?
It’s a protracted recreation. My favourite quote is from Invoice Gates says, “Individuals typically overestimate what they’ll do in a single yr and underestimate what they’ll do in 10 years.” Lengthy-term planning is essential and generally your plans don’t work out, however that’s okay as a result of you could have loads of time.
Inform us a few excessive level in your brokerage profession.
The primary time an agent and group in our brokerage gained the Austin Enterprise Journal Residential Actual Property Awards. I started planning brokerage development in 2017 after working as a “group brokerage” for 5 years. Our group had gained the ABJ a number of instances and I gained it individually earlier than that.
We stopped submitting as we grew right into a mid-size brokerage. When brokers and groups inside our brokerage started profitable, we knew we’d turned a nook.
What’s your prime prediction for 2023?
2023 might be a slog and plenty of brokers will stop or “quiet stop.” Those that don’t will achieve large market share and can watch their manufacturing explode when the market returns.
What makes a very good chief?
Nice leaders encourage their group and provides credit score and accolades, not search them. Nice leaders assist their group perceive their very own potential and choose them up when there may be the inevitable failure. Nice leaders have fun the group’s wins and the teammates’ wins. As properly, they’re humble and selfless as they are often (and acutely aware about at all times making an attempt to enhance on this space).
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Christy Murdock is a contract author, coach and marketing consultant and the proprietor of Writing Actual Property. Join with Writing Actual Property on Instagram and subscribe to the weekly roundup, The Ketchup.