This Wednesday on GSD Mode Podcast, the #1 Real Estate Podcast in the industry, Top Realtor, Real Estate Investor, & Real Estate Brokerage Owner John Costello joins the show! To say that John wears many hats in his real estate business would be a drastic understatement. John had a stable job in Corporate America which he left to pursue his real estate career and he has never looked back! Starting out investing in real estate, he then started a husband/wife real estate agent team, which then grew into the team of 100+ agents that he runs today. Listen as Joshua picks John’s brain about how to create an amazing culture inside his business with his employees, tips for agents looking to get into a husband/wife real estate team, his tricks and tips for keeping his agents accountable, and so much more!
0:01 – Introduction
6:15 – Interview Start/John’s Introduction
7:20 – How did you get into the real estate industry?
12:00 – How did your corporate job background benefit you once you transitioned to real estate?
14:30 – What was your business like when you first started out?
18:30 – What happened in the last year that made you want to expand your team so much?
21:00 – How do you instill that ‘abundance mindset’ with the members of your team?
22:40 – What have you done to make sure that you are still making a profit as a Brokerage Owner?
24:50 – What is your culture in the office and how do you get feedback from your agents?
27:50 – How do you motivate your agents to help build true business and production?
36:20 – Why don’t you employ a recruiter and blowing that up?
38:20 – How do you hold your agents accountable for their production?
41:20 – Where do you see yourself taking your business? How big do you want to grow?
43:40 – How do you make sure that your aren’t slacking in other areas of your life while still focusing your business?
45:50 – How do you balance work and family life?
47:15 – Where to learn more about John
48:40 – If you could give your younger self two pieces of advice that would fast-track your success, what would that be?
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