Jan 13, 2020
About the Episode
On this episode, I’m joined by RE/MAX Holdings CEO, Adam Contos. As the head of one of the biggest real estate brands worldwide, and with a background in law enforcement and undercover narcotics, Adam’s story and his journey to the top of real estate is unique and it has given him a fascinating perspective and global lens on our industry.
What sticks out about Adam is his dedication to being a student and a giver in our industry; something that’s not common about many executives in our business. He has a real boots-on-the-ground approach to leadership, and he has the benefit of talking to Realtors around the world, which gives him a unique pulse on what’s going on in the greater real estate market. Adam shares on what it takes to succeed in a real estate market.
Adam oversees RE/MAX Holdings’ three brands: RE/MAX, LLC, a top real estate brand in over 100 countries and territories; Motto Franchising, LLC, the first national mortgage brokerage franchisor in the U.S.; and booj, an award-winning real estate technology company. He started off in business development and franchise consulting and then worked his way up to the top of one of the largest real estate companies in the world.
There’s a lot of noise drawing us away from our communities in this space, and as the saying goes, what we focus on grows. If we focus on the noise, that’s all we’ll get. What matters in this business is not what we see happening in the market, it’s whether or not we helped someone; whether that’s fellow agents or our database. If we focus on doing the right things for the people in our community, business will keep coming to us.
In Today’s Episode, We Talk About;
- How Adam got into the real estate world after taking a unique path from law enforcement.
- The power of identifying people’s problems.
- How habits and processes lead to results.
- How to raise the standards of our industry.
- How to block out the noise and focus on what matters.
- Why our markets aren’t as unique or as different as we say.
- Something he’s excited about, something he’s changed his mind on and something people might not know about him.
- Why noise is a fake indication.
Chief Executive Officer of RE/MAX Holdings, Inc. Adam oversees its three brands: RE/MAX, LLC, a top real estate brand in over 100 countries and territories; Motto Franchising, LLC, the first national mortgage brokerage franchisor in the U.S.; and booj, an award-winning real estate technology company.
Listen to Adam’s podcast Start With a Win here https://www.startwithawin.com/.