To understand the environment to help you identify your desired office location:

  • Determine Virtual or Bricks & Mortar
  • Identify your desired market area and specialty
  • Identify number of sales and competition in your target area/specialty
  • Brick & Mortar building:
    Identify desired office location
    Determine who will handle tenant improvements
    Determine who will negotiate leases
    Determine if you will need staff (if so, how many/what functions?)
    Determine if purchase or lease equipment

  • Virtual building
  • Determine where main office will be
    Caution: Check Homeowner’s Assn. Covenants, Conditions & Restrictions (if in an HOA area)

  • Determine if you need virtual staff
  • Purchase or lease equipment
  • Read Short Title: Broker Home Office – Arizona Dept. of Real Estate S.P.S. 2005.15
  • Design and order signage

Resources
Virtual Offices: Remote Control – REALTOR® Magazine
Beyond Bricks & Mortar – REALTOR® Magazine
Brokerage Signage – Arizona Dept. of Real Estate