Watson Realty Corp Reviews

Updated June 19, 2015
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  1. Property Manager, Leasing Consultant, Vacation Rental Specialist

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Property Manager, Leasing Consultant, Vacation Rental Specialist in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
    Former Employee - Property Manager, Leasing Consultant, Vacation Rental Specialist in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp full-time (More than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Very relaxed and fun environment, great opportunities, great training and involvement in NEFAR. Excellent community service encouraged by owner.

    Cons

    Work balance is sometimes overwhelming, pay is not up to comparable market rates.

    Advice to Management

    Reward productivity and capacity management


  2. Always Inside the Box

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp full-time

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    Financial stability, strong local recognition, decent market share, office broker/support.

    Cons

    Outdated policy, systems, expectations. Narrow focus - always 'inside the box'.

    Advice to Management

    Treat people less like a number and recognize their efforts as they build their business rather than what is immediately in front of you (numbers).


  3. Untrained management. Childish realtors

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp

    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

    Pros

    Relaxed management. All the departments work together

    Cons

    Uncoordinated company. You are at the whims of a realtor's mood

    Advice to Management

    More structure for your clients that share the building. Don't let them treat your staff like garbage


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  5. Great support for joining the field

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Watson Realty Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    The training, excellent communication, & tools all prepare you for being successful in real estate. Working for a company with a sound history and market share in the community is obviously important, but the support they provide is what makes this company an ideal place to get your start in the real estate industry.

    Cons

    There aren't any; be the change you wish to see in the world


  6. Great place to work

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in Fleming Island, FL
    Former Employee - Personal Assistant in Fleming Island, FL

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp part-time (More than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Beautiful office Friendly co-workers Support from management, including corporate Extra-curricular activities

    Cons

    Real estate doesn't provide a bi-weekly paycheck.


  7. Good experience with poor management.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp

    Pros

    It was my first corporate opportunity fresh from college.

    Cons

    Ineffective, and confusing management.

    Advice to Management

    When you hire people who are trained for the positions they filled, heed their advice.


  8. Watson Realty Corporation a home builder, provider, Community developer,Cooperative professional training, Networks etc.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Logistic Engineering Management in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Logistic Engineering Management in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Watson Realty Corp full-time (More than 10 years)

    Positive Outlook
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    As a Community Developer, the concern of residents well being from home and shelter provisions, Job and Financial income based dependencies, support Professional trades and assistances oprovided for continue education to Residents

    Cons

    As to support of manufacturing of goods in-house within County, there are some industrial relational in performances despite the dependencies in some export products that we can not bypass are areas of which new emphasis are being placed as to be more localized industrial wise.

    Advice to Management

    Effective leadership have been via the benefits of group performances; in Real Estate many professions come to state of need of which buying and selling as to trading for best equity often are desiding factors of property transferes and exchanges, Durable materials that will have long term effective are always questions of best to use for foundation of area access of population with constant averaged group family. I am sure the grouped owner operator guarantorsip thus keep the business in its momentum.


  9. World-Class Leader in Sales and Lifelong Customer Relationships

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Vice President in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Vice President in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Watson Realty Corp full-time (More than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Market Share Leader for 50 Years. Founded on tradition but focused and committed to the future. Strong moral and ethical leadership and values. Amazing staff and agents.

    Cons

    Not a CON but a need... Large organization that is still growing and expanding in a very dynamic marketplace. Continual need for strong salespeople, support staff, and future focused leaders.

    Advice to Management

    Continue to seek out and hire the right people


  10. Didn't Waste My Time

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Watson Realty Corp full-time (Less than a year)

    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook

    Pros

    The company has a good training program.

    Cons

    The broker did not show any support any of the new agents. The commission structure is a lot lower then other companies.

    Advice to Management

    To support their agents. I was only with Watson for a few months because there was not a support structure for their new agents.


  11. Stable and secure company with long standing history of success in assisting home sellers and buyers.

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Jacksonville, FL

    I have been working at Watson Realty Corp

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Integrity and reputation of founder, number one market share. Ability to weather down markets successfully. Diverse Family of Services affiliates (mortgage, title, home improvement, property management) help close real estate transactions.

    Cons

    Size and organization of company sometimes contributes to delays in implementing proactive strategies to meet current and future market challenges.

    Advice to Management

    Stay focused on all segments of agent needs in technology, training and marketing. Be open to additional innovation and creativity while maintaining quality customer service. Allocate resources to ensure market share is maintained and improved, based on the quality of the agent in the field.



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