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Frequently Asked Questions

Getting To Know Us

The Morine Group, REALTORS is a group of elite independent REALTORS. We are NOT a team but we operate in a collaborative team environment with full support.

Dallas/Fort Worth (Headquarter)

Texarkana

Houston

Create 100% commission, satellite, TMGR teams across Texas with full support and full technical resources for a flat monthly fee. Ask about satellite offices up to 50 transactions, or more, for a fee that includes E&O, compliance, back office support, and tools.

  • Enjoy the feel of opening a real estate office without reinventing the wheel.
  • Expand TMGR market share with a license for 50, 75 or 100 transactions.
  • No need to recreate business systems and processes to produce real estate services, TMGR will install its winning system.
  • Satellite spaces available in Rockwall, Round Rock, Austin, Houston, San Antonio, El Paso and other Texas markets.

Send an email to office@morinegroup.com to meet with Johnnie Morine and development staff.

  • Today’s agents are mobile enabled highly productive agents that work remote from office. Buyers prefer to meet in an area near them opposed to driving several miles to an office . Coffee shops are premier locations to make a buyer feel safe. Our business partners (Title company, Lenders) have conference rooms and spaces available across the metroplex if you need a quiet location.
  • Basecamp for intra-office communications, training material, office calendar and agent questions. Available 24/7.
  • Dotloop for transaction management and compliance approval. Available 24/7.
  • CINC as our lead-generation website. Available 24/7.
  • Broker Sumo for Commission Disbursement and Year to Date tracking of commissions. Available 24/7.
  • Access to Real Estate Training Videos: Over 600 videos available 24/7 for beginners, rising stars and seasoned agent’s continuous training.
  • Workshop Wednesdays for agent weekly training.
  • Errors and Omissions insurance.

 

  • Yes. We offer relevant training. We host Workshop Wednesdays every week from 10am to 12pm. Classes are scheduled by Derek Bradley, our Director of Training and Development.

    Plus: Access to Real Estate Training Videos: Over 600 videos available 24/7 for beginners, rising stars and seasoned agent’s continous training. No extra costs!

    One-on-One Coaching is also available because we believe in agent development.

 

If your license and board fees are current, you can usually start in less than 48 hours.

$425 – Includes E&O. Transaction fees for residential properties under $999,999 are $425 for each side our agent represent.

$150 – Transaction fees for residential leases are $150.

$425 – Transaction fees for commercial sales/leases under $999,999 are $425 for each side our agent represents.

Annual Fee $300 or prorated. Due on the first transaction.

Monthly fee $59.

 

PLANS FOR BROKERS, ASSOCIATE BROKERS, RISING STARS AND TOP PRODUCERS

Rising Star Monthly Flat Fee

  • $479.00 If you’re doing 15 to 20 Transactions a year.

Top Producers Monthly Flat Fee

  • $599.00 If you’re projecting 21 to 50 Transactions a year.
  • $849.00 If you’re projecting 51 to 100 Transactions a year.

If Office/Team exceeds Team Transactions, each transaction is $100 until the end of calendar year. (Resets Jan 1st).

Onboarding fee is a low $99. Covers all tools and applications we offer in our full service brokerage including administrative efforts to setup accounts; Dotloop account, CINC lead-gen website, BrokerSumo account, filing paperwork and other applications to get you started.

GREAT FOR BROKERS, ASSOCIATE BROKERS, RISING STARS AND TOP PRODUCERS

Rising Star Monthly Flat Fee

  • $479.00 If you’re doing 15 to 20 Transactions a year.

Top Producers Monthly Flat Fee

  • $599.00 If you’re projecting 21 to 50 Transactions a year.
  • $849.00 If you’re projecting 51 to 100 Transactions a year.

If Office/Team exceeds Team Transactions, each transaction is $100 until the end of calendar year. (Resets Jan 1st).

 

Yes. Each agent will have a website. Ex: yourname.greaterdfwhouses.com

TMGR will train you on how to use your site on social media to attract lead

 

 

 

Click here to complete the Agent Assessment or Application: TMGRApply.com. A recruiter will contact you within 24 hours.

Look for an EMAIL from Broker Sumo to start the Independent Contractor Agreement.

 

  1. Go to the TREC website to select Brokerage.

a. http://www.trec.texas.gov.

b. Login… go to Manage my sponsorship (Sales)

c. Request Sponsorship… Only select License Type Real Estate Company (LLC or Corporate) and License # 9005530 then click search.

Business Address: The Morine Group, LLC. Address: 3901 Arlington Highlands BLVD., Suite 200,
Arlington, Tx 76018.

TREC phone number is 512-936-3000.

 2. Simultaneously you will receive your independent contractor agreement through BrokerSumo. Your signature is required within 24 hours. Pls check spam/junk folder.

3. After completing your contractor agreement, you will receive onboarding instructions from Basecamp. All official company communications will come through Basecamp. This is also where you’ll find information on our processes, trainings, marketing material and other important data to learn about our systems.

4. Orientation is held on the second Tuesday of each month by the broker. Signup as soon as you can to let James know you will be joining.

 

 

Metrotex Full Application:

http://www.dfwre.org/files/RealtorFullPacket012018.pdf

Metrotex Status Change Application:

http://www.dfwre.org/files/statusreport.pdf

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Click here: Applying to Arlington Board of Realtors

 

Basecamp / Docs&Files, our company intranet system accessible 24/7.

Send an email to compliance@morinegroup.com or use Basecamp to contact Jessa Joyce or send a message on the transaction in Dotloop. Questions sent after 12pm may not be addressed until the following business morning.

Yes.

No. Agents are encouraged to attend Workshop Wednesdays and other training classes.

Yes. Commercial sales should be shared with broker for advice.

Contact MetroTex to purchase key access prior to scheduling a property showing.

Members of ARBOR should contact ARBOR office.

Purchase or obtain at least one Supra box for listings. Supra boxes hang on doors to secure keys to properties. Do NOT use a less secure combination box when the homes are occupied.

 

Yes, if it doesn’t have an executed contract.

a. You will need to fill out a Listing Transfer Form from the board association.

b. Fill in your old brokerage office.

c. Sign it.

d. Send to your old broker for signature.

e. TMGR will sign then send to our board to transfer listings.

** If a listing is in escrow it must stay at the current broker.

 

 

Logos and Images are found in Basecamp.

The Morine Group Market Center

o Business Cards

o Name Badges

o Note Cards

o Rider signs

o Car Magnets

o Pens, Letterheads and other swag

Sign Options:

Online: Oakley Signs http://www.oakleysign.com/shop/

Local Options:

First Graphics Services (972) 494-6199 * 229 Garvon St., Garland, TX 75040

Sign Solution (817) 295-6004* 812 SW Wilshire Blvd., Burleson, Tx 76028

 

Yes. In order to join The Morine Group, REALTORS, you must be a member of one of our board associations.

Yes.

A mentor will be assigned to the agent for the first 4 transactions. Don’t delay learning and saving.

Mentors assist with:

  • Understanding company systems and applications.
  • Understanding contracts and comps.
  • Working with clients.
  • Utilizing company resources.
  • Writing and approving offers and contracts.
  • Introducing you to preferred vendors.

Mentors may or may not provide coaching, motivation or lead-gen. A mentor’s value typically starts when you procure a client.

At least one transaction per calendar year.

Periodically, an agent will receive a company lead. Company split is 67/33 for a company lead.

We prefer to teach our agents how to generate their own leads through our lead generation website in which they receive 100% minus a transaction fee.

How To Use Our Lead Generating Website.

Several affordable healthcare plans available for agents to choose.

We recommend a minimum budget of 500 per month for Realtors. A Realtor is an independent contractor who operates and manage their own business. The Morne Group provides several free tools but other commitments and disciplines must be realized to launch and sustain a thriving real estate career.

One sale will cover several months of marketing and branding.

In 2017, a 53% majority of real estate professionals spent less than $5,000 on their annual marketing efforts, including both online and offline avenues. However, 1 in 8 real estate agents spent more than $20,000 in the year, with the top 3% spending more than $80,000 on their marketing.

Yes.

Our preferred lender is:

Melissa Condensa
Producing Branch Manager
2801 Network Blvd, Suite 810
Frisco, TX  75034
O: 972-629-7683 | M: 214-535-6738 | F:  972-769-5766
NMLS #1149324| Company NMLS #3274

A complete list of preferred vendors are posted in Basecamp and Facebook Group Page.

When it comes to spam, agents have better luck using a google email address. If an agent want a company email address, there is an annual fee from godaddy.

Rack up the credits and truly gain 100% from your closings – Referring agent will receive one credit after the first transaction the referred agent completes.

Simply share TMGRApply.com and tell your referral to mention your name.

Agent Onboarding Binder

Want To Join Our Elite Group?

Contact us here to schedule your appointment.
Location: 3901 Arlington Highlands Blvd, #200, Arlington, Tx 76018

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