On episode 48 of the Profits Over Wages Podcast we sit down with Baxtie Rodriguez - She is a licensed real estate managing broker, licensed general contractor, consultant, and licensed home inspector. Baxtie has been a Realtor since 2001 and has owned and managed multiple brokerages since. Lastly, she is the founder of Bax Development Group, a house flipping business, and Bax Home Inspectors, a company that provides home inspection services to the general public.
On this episode we talk about how real estate brokerages are changing from satellite offices to main offices that provide training, support and a family like environment. Baxtie shares advice for new brokers on how to take their business to the next level and how she’s able to run a family business so well with her son and daughter.
SHOW NOTES & LINKS
- Who is Baxtie Rodriguez?
- Baxtie talks about getting started in real estate as a broker in 2001.
- Baxtie talks about how she worked as a managing broker growing offices for Century21.
- We discuss how real estate brokerages are changing from satellite offices to main offices that provide training, support and a family like environment.
- Baxtie talks about how and why she got started rehabbing properties.
- Baxtie talks about her passion for learning and how she didn’t have any construction experience prior to rehabbing properties.
- Baxtie goes in-depth why she decided to start consulting aspiring real estate investors.
- Michael, Baxtie’s son, talks about having a passion for home inspection and running a family business.
- Michael talks about how they do things differently and how they’re focused on customer service.
- Michael and Baxtie talk about common issues that they see during home inspections.
- Baxtie gives advice to new brokers just starting out.
- How do run a family business so well?
- To what do you attribute your success?
- Have you ever turned down a client? If so, why?
- What was the worst piece of advice that you ever got?
- What is your best hiring tip or secret?
- What do you wish you knew before you got started?
- What is one thing that you find to be true that most people would disagree with?
- Do you have a favorite failure, is there on that set you up for a future success?
- Why do you what you do? What gets you through the tough times?
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