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Douglas Elliman Real Estate Reviews

Updated December 14, 2017
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Pros
  • Great Company and Resources, Competitive Atmosphere (in 9 reviews)

  • 1 firm in NY with great brand recognition (in 5 reviews)

Cons
  • I have no cons for this company (in 6 reviews)

  • Hardly any support for new agents and no mentorship program to see the success of new DE members (in 4 reviews)

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  1. "Broker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Douglas Elliman Real Estate full-time

    Pros

    Douglas Elliman has a well established reputation and long time history and deep roots in the real estate industry from New York to California.

    Cons

    Too soon to tell since I have just been part of the Teles Properties to Douglas Elliman transition / merger.

    Advice to Management

    no words to management for reasons stated above regarding new acquisition and merger that has been so recent.


  2. "Intern"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Internship
    Former Employee - Internship
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Heavy work hours & no time

    Cons

    basic rug of the mill work

  3. "Real Estate Agent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Douglas Elliman Real Estate full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great platform, sophisticated marketing and generally great people to work with.

    Cons

    None that I can think of really, except maybe not enough diversity in management positions and way too many internal email communications.

    Advice to Management

    None.


  4. "Assistant"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great place to work, you are always busy

    Cons

    No room for growth and work load not balanced.


  5. "Marketing Specialist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Trains and teaches employees more about their jobs

    Cons

    No raises, bad benefits, no growth opportunities

    Advice to Management

    Grow your employees to higher positions in their future


  6. "Real Estate Agent"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    It's a great place to work

    Cons

    I don't have anything bad to say


  7. "Real Estate Agent"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in New York, NY
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Douglas Elliman Real Estate (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great branding and marketing services

    Cons

    Better commission structure for new employees

    Advice to Management

    Work harder to support new licensed Real Estate Agents

  8. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    One of the best real estate companies to work with in New York City
    Excellence guidance from managing brokers.
    Wonderful work environment

    Cons

    Not a structured schedule to follow
    Unpaid internship with little to no compensation for transportation or even lunch


  9. "Great Family Environment although no growth"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Douglas Elliman Real Estate full-time

    Pros

    My team was extremely supportive and wanted everyone to succeed although that is always not the case.

    Cons

    Sometimes just like many companies there are disagreements with management


  10. "Real Estate Sales"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in Miami, FL
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in Miami, FL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Douglas Elliman Real Estate full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Best Real Estate Company to work with .
     Hands on Managing Broker who will show you the way , help you review contracts,
    excellent office admin.
    Lots of office work shops to learn and succeed

    Cons

    No cons in my opinion


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