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John L. Scott Real Estate Reviews

Updated October 10, 2017
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Pros
  • Smart agents and great training opportunities (in 5 reviews)

  • Really good support staff and they are pretty well known, at least in the state of WA I know (in 3 reviews)

Cons
  • The commission split is on the high side (in 4 reviews)

  • And it is sink or swim for new agents and even old agents (in 2 reviews)

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  1. "Realtor"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Realtor in Medford, OR
    Current Employee - Realtor in Medford, OR
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Helping people reach their real estate goals.

    Cons

    You work 7 days week from morning, until bedtime.

    Advice to Management

    None they're great.


  2. "Great culture and community"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Bellevue, WA
    Current Employee - Marketing Coordinator in Bellevue, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Family oriented company with a great culture and community, flexible schedule options depending on your role. Nice people to work with and the working environment is positive overall

    Cons

    Short staffed compared to workload, unclear expectations regarding performance reviews, raises etc. It is hard to know where you stand as an employee

  3. "Managing Broker"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time

    Pros

    Great Freedom to build your own business

    Cons

    You're responsible for creating your own business


  4. "Good Support/Classes & Great Brand Recognition"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Renton, WA
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Renton, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Great brand recognition. Newly updated website and app. Great support from managing brokers and great training options.

    Cons

    Sometimes management is too busy to help.
    Took a while to catch up to Redfin's web presence and user friendly attributes such as brokerage apps and property search web/app usability.

    Advice to Management

    Stay up to current standards with your technology and web presence.


  5. "Real Estate Broker"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Issaquah, WA
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Issaquah, WA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Flexible work hours. Fellow agents are helpful to a point.
    Excellent training program. But sitting in a classroom doesn't pay the bills.

    Cons

    Pay is good, but as a new broker, securing leads and clients is a huge challenge.


  6. "Set you up for success"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Listing Coordinator in Poulsbo, WA
    Former Employee - Listing Coordinator in Poulsbo, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    They have wonderful benefits and the agents really appreciate everything you do. Coworkers make sure you have everything you need to be successful.

    Cons

    The manager was spread so thin he couldn't see some of the intricacies that happened within the office.


  7. "Lynnwood Real Estate Agent"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in Lynnwood, WA
    Current Employee - Real Estate Agent in Lynnwood, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Amazing support. Great systems and tools. Quality marketing technology. Local name recognition.

    Cons

    The commission split is on the high side

  8. "Everett & Mill Creek Offices"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Broker in Everett, WA
    Former Employee - Managing Broker in Everett, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    The people are great! The staff to the other agents, everyone is supportive and helpful.

    Cons

    If you are not self motivated and ready to work hard this is not for you.

    Advice to Management

    Keep it up! Bob is a great and enthusiatic motivator!!


  9. "Great company to work for"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Seattle, WA
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker in Seattle, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    great training after licensing. Helpful group that support you.

    Cons

    Location is difficult to get to at times.

    John L. Scott Real Estate Response

    Apr 28, 2017 – VP of Residential Operations

    Thank you for your review!


  10. Helpful (1)

    "Great company to work for!"

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    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker
    Current Employee - Real Estate Broker
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at John L. Scott Real Estate full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    There is a lot of history behind John L Scott and the corporate side is very involved which is a major plus!

    Cons

    none that I can think of


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