"I actually chose to go to the class instead of taking it online because I thought, 'Hey, maybe I’ll meet some cool people.' WRONG. Just about everybody there was awful."
"It's not that every single broker I have met is dumb, it's just that you don't necessarily need a degree to do this job."
"Don’t get me wrong -- there are some good people in this business. The problem is the majority of rental brokers are incompetent, and people get into this business just to collect a check."
"There are zero ethics. It’s not difficult to get your license, which is probably the first problem. Second, most firms will hire you if you have a pulse, because it’s 100% commission and they aren’t paying you anything. What do they have to lose?"
"When I was a show-er [the guy with the keys], I had a broker show up to meet his clients on a Citi Bike. The apartment was on the fourth floor, and he didn’t want to leave the bike unattended, so he had me show his clients the apartment and do all the talking and answer all the questions. What a jackass."