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2011-01-25 00:02:06

Once In a Lifetime Opportunity

It’s too soon to lay claim that Allison James Estates and Homes® is the next ReMax® or that Allison James Estates and Homes® is the “ReMax of the 21st Century”, but Allison James Estates and Homes® is growing at almost four times the pace that ReMax® did.

ReMax® at the end of their first year had 21 Realtors®, Allison James Estates and Homes® had 87 Realtors®. In the second year, ReMax® had 42 Realtors®, Allison James Estates and Homes® had 177 Realtors®, at the end of the third year, ReMax® had 88 Realtors®, and Allison James Estates and Homes had 366 Realtors®.

We have actually recruited over 650 Realtors® but the economy continues to take a serious toll on our industry.

We do believe that the business model of Allison James Estates and Homes® is the business model of the future. There is absolutely no reason for a Realtor® to continue to give away 20%, 30% or even 50% of his or her commission to a Broker.

The physical office is no longer needed.

Training can now be done by video conferencing and webinars. The Green Movement in this country has demonsatred that we are careless with our carbon footprint, so why require an office environment when most Realtors® today prefer to work out of their home office?

Our industry has changed as fast as the technology has changed. There are some companies, including Allison James Estates and Homes®, that have embraced the technology and the new way of doing business, and as a result, Allison James Estates and Homes® is booming in an industry that has been beat up and left for dead by many other companies.


It’s an opportunity for a Broker or a Realtor® who wishes to build a large company or group of Realtors®, and not take on the burden of a Brick and Mortar environment.

At Allison James Estates and Homes®, we pay everything (all costs) for the Broker after he or she has 30 Realtors®. The start up for a broker or Realtor® is usually less than $2,000 with Allison James Estates and Homes®, depending on board costs, even if they aren’t starting with 30 Realtors®.

We pay the Broker’s dues (all of them). We pay the Broker’s E & O costs. We handle all the backend administration duties of collecting contracts, sorting, and storage. We ask the Broker to help with recruiting, but we do most of the recruiting in the corporate office.

The only thing we ask the Broker to do is what is required by law. And that is to review the contracts and let the corporate office know when he or she approves the file so that the Realtor® may be paid at the closing table, where it is permitted by state law.

For this we pay the Broker 20% of our monthly gross income every month on all the Realtors® under that Broker’s license. We also offer a seven (7) year vested interest to the Broker. That vested interest can amount to a substantial amount of money.

Example:  500 Realtors® x $295 per month, would give the Broker a vested interest of $1,062,000.00 at the end of seven years plus a monthly income of $29,500 on those 500 Realtors®. (Monthly amounts can vary, due to the mix of Realtor® fee plans.)

All of this and the Broker has zero required operational costs.

Allison James Estates and Homes® is looking for Brokers for many of the major metropolitan areas of the country, such as Chicago, Denver, New York City, Atlanta, Sacramento, New Orleans, etc.

If you are a Broker or Realtor® who has an interest in building a business without the burden of Brick and Mortar or huge upfront out-of-pocket expenses, Allison James Estates and Homes® may be your answer.


James A. Crumbaugh III is a 40 year veteran of the Real Estate industry and is the founder and CEO of Allison James Estates and Homes®. You may reach Mr. Crumbaugh at

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