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Why Intracoastal Realty

Why Intracoastal?

Advantages and Benefits of Associating with Intracoastal Realty

Intracoastal Realty continues to lead the Cape Fear region’s real estate market in total closed sales volume. IRC is considered the company of choice by the discriminating client. IRC agents represent the finest professionals and work as a team to deliver extraordinary services to buyers and sellers. Above all, we are a family.

Our behind-the-scenes support personnel and systems are unparalleled. Join our team, become associated with the premier real estate agency and enjoy the following benefits:

Residential Division Offices: 

  • Premium retail locations
  • Attractive office spaces with well-equipped work areas
  • Several office locations provide for more than 340 agents and staff

Residential Divisions Staff:

  • “Agent Managers” provide a consistent source of information and services
  • Professional staff attentive to agent needs
  • Supplies and work stations well-maintained
  • Data entry provided on all listings, listing updates and changes
  • Files scanned and emailed to agents

Marketing:

  • Branded agent website at NO COST
  • Personal agent App at NO COST
  • Extensive company-sponsored internet marketing opportunities
  • Local, regional, and national advertisements in various publications and websites
  • Award-winning website captures thousands of visits per day
  • Full-time Vice President of Marketing
  • In-house Graphic Designers and Marketing Coordinators
  • Assistance available with all agent marketing and promotional needs, including internet marketing, direct mailings and postcards, business cards and stationary, personal promotional pieces, brochures, property flyers, social media, and more
  • Monthly direct mail marketing program for your contacts
  • Branded email marketing system and monthly e-newsletter for your contacts
  • New agent announcements via postcards and email blasts
  • Generous color copy allowance
  • Advertising costs on individual listings rebated 50% at closing

Training and Development:

  • A full-time Director of Education and Development
  • Extensive online library of training videos and documents
  • In-house CE and required update courses
  • Seminars/workshops to increase knowledge and strengthen skills
  • Risk Reduction Classes and tips offered regularly
  • Weekly educational tips at sales meetings
  • National speakers bring in fresh information about all aspects of the market
  • The Market Place Academy offers pre-licensing and post-licensing courses

Technology Division:

  • Full-time Vice President of Technology with a full-time staff who are on the “cutting edge” of computer technology
  • Maintains networks systems and wireless offices throughout the company, seven days a week
  • Ready and available for computer assistance throughout the day
  • Computer problem-solving by “shadowing”
  • Computer training in all areas, including MLS, our network system, email, basic computer skills, advanced computer training
  • Service available to agent’s home computer
  • Assistance in purchasing a computer, for business or home

Relocation Department:

  • Director of Relocation
  • Incoming and outgoing referrals through our affiliate, LEADING REAL ESTATE COMPANIES OF THE WORLD, the nation’s largest network of premier independent real estate brokers
  • Our network produces over 30,000 broker-to-broker referrals with an industry-leading conversion rate
  • Professional services to leading local corporations, recruiters and businesses
  • NO referral fee on internet leads specifying an agent’s name, agent’s listing or the MLS number

New Homes and Condominiums:

  • Works directly with developers and builders to bring new home communities to market
  • Oversees the success of new developments from site selection, product consultation to assistance with lenders and closing attorneys
  • Provides inventory for in-house sales
  • Provides professional assistance for agents who manage their own new home communities

TowneBank Mortgage:

  • A full-time staff of mortgage counselors and originators
  • On-call assistance available on weekends
  • One-stop, hassle-free services for your clients
  • Goal to provide the best rates and smoothest processing
  • Custom-tailored packages to suit the financial situation
  • Credit counseling and repair services
  • Quick loan approvals
  • Pre-qualify buyers prior to looking at properties

Property Management Division:

  • Manages over 400 homes, condominiums, and townhouses for short-term or long-term rentals
  • Offers two types of annual property management agreements for your investment buyers
  • Pays referral fees to licensed agents

Commission Checks:

  • Ready when you return from your closing with the HUD statement
  • No waiting, payment process
  • Direct deposit

Agent Fees:

  • No Franchise fee
  • No Technology fee
  • No Marketing fee
  • No desk fee
  • E&O deducted from closings rather than a monthly charge

PR Announcements:

  • Professionally written and submitted to local media in a timely fashion
  • Recognizes agents and their successes, in their real estate careers as well as their civic and charitable involvements

Sales Meetings:

  • Offices meet together in specially-designed media room
  • Weekly reports, updates, and tips to help agents grow their business
  • Team Player of the Week recognized
  • Outstanding production recognized
  • Latest listings displayed on large screen
  • Opportunities for agents to highlight their new listings
  • Agent success stories shared
  • Drawings and fun contests

Community Support:

  • Charitable giving encouraged and modeled
  • Intracoastal Realty Teacher’s Fund recognized and appreciated, with over $230,000 donated.
  • Agents involved in volunteer work across all sectors

Company Culture:

  • Friendly, caring agent-oriented company
  • Commitment to strong values
  • Tradition of excellence
  • Our goal: to exceed your expectationsWell-trained staff whose goals are to provide systems and resources to free-up agents to do what they do best: list and sell
  • Largest agent population of local, high profile, residents
  • Our unofficial motto: "Work hard; play hard!"

Commitment to strong values and a tradition of excellence are a way of life at Intracoastal Realty. We work for you - the agent - and our goal is to exceed your expectations. Why not give us a shot? Contact us today.