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KEEP 100% OF YOUR COMMISSION!

Pay a transaction fee of $495 with available options to pay as low as $150 transaction fee on specific transactions. See Grand Avenue® contract on “joinourteam” page for commission/fee schedules or call us for more details.

NO MEMBERSHIP FEES, NO JUNK FEES AT ALL!

Save money by joining the Grand Avenue Team!

E&O INSURANCE COVERAGE!

We provide $1,000,000 E&O coverage to all agents.

DO REAL ESTATE AND LOANS!

You are able to do real estate and loans, as long as you carry the proper licensing. Call for details.

GET PAID DIRECTLY FROM ESCROW!

You will get your commission the day escrow closes. No waiting to get paid and wondering when you will get your hard earned money! Call us for details.

REAL GENIUS TECHNOLOGY PACKAGE

Includes our custom Agent Websites with advanced mapping and lead capture, CRM including fully automated email drip functions, Paperless Transaction Management System with E-sign integration and much more.

GRAND AVENUE MONTHLY NEWSLETTER & BROADCAST!

We keep our agents updated with all the current news, tools, laws, and any new information that you need to know on a monthly basis when you join our team.

FREE MARKETING TOOLS

Includes several different custom marketing tools and resources.

FREE BROKER SUPPORT AND TRAINING

We have various options to help you solve situations and be successful. We have the best one on one broker mentoring and online training solutions available. Call for details.

WE HAVE IN-HOUSE ESCROW, MORTGAGE AND CONSTRUCTION PARTNERS

You can speed up the process, save money and give great service using our expert partners.

WE HAVE AGENTS, BOARDS & MLS THROUGHOUT CALIFORNIA! WE ARE A TRUE NETWORK!

We are active members of all the major boards in California. We service agents all over the state. We have the best personal service for any of our agents and are expanding rapidly. You can trust that we are here for the long haul.

WE ACCEPT NEW AGENTS AND EXPERIENCED AGENTS!

Whether you are brand new to the business or a multi-million dollar top producer… Grand Avenue is the right home for you.

EASY TO SIGN UP

We can have you up a running in one hour.

One of America’s Fastest Growing Companies
4 Years in a Row

We Are Growing Fast!

Grand Avenue® Realty & Lending is proud to announce that we have made the list and were selected by Inc. 5000 4 YEARS IN A ROW as one of the fastest growing private companies in America. Out of nearly 7,000,000+ private companies moving the economy forward every day in the United States, Inc 5000 only recognizes a tiny fraction of companies that have demonstrated such remarkably consistent high growth and success. Grand Avenue® Realty & Lending was awarded with this honor and has joined companies such as Microsoft, Go Pro, Underarmour, Intuit, Cliffbar, Timberland, Oracle and Zappos who have also recieved this same recognition. This achievement was only possible due to the hard work and dedication to excellence of our realtors, brokers, partners and happy clients. Their loyalty and commitment has propelled Grand Avenue® to become one of the most thriving companies in the country. As honored as we are to receive these recognitions, this is not the end of our journey.

ORANGE COUNTY BUSINESS JOURNAL

RANKED 2 YEARS IN A ROW #12 and #14

Grand Avenue® Realty & Lending is proud to say that we have made the list and were selected by the Orange County Business Journal 2 YEARS IN A ROW RANKED #12 AND #14 as one of the fastest growing private companies in Orange County. For several years, the Orange County Business Journal has welcomed the fastest growing companies in Orange County into a very exclusive club. On average, the companies on this list have grown sixfold over a consecutive three year period. That's a result most businesses could only dream of. As an Orange County Business Journal honoree, Grand Avenue® Realty and Lending now shares a pedigree with several top companies that carry the same notable alumni. Adam Preston, Designated Broker and CEO, when asked about these accomplishments, did offer his assessment. "The attributes of our success is a result that would not be possible without the hard work and dedication to excellence of all our realtors, brokers, partners and happy clients. Their loyalty and commitment has propelled Grand Avenue® to become one of the most thriving companies in the country. As honored as we are to receive these recognitions, this is not the end of our journey. We see it as the beginning!"

Your Commission With Grand Avenue

No Hidden Fees

$ 24,900 Gross
$ -594 Trans. Fee
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$ 24,306 Commission Received

Other Brokers could have charged…
$ 24,900 Gross Commission
$ -7,470 30% Transaction Fee
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$ 17,430 Commission Received

$6,876 More to You !

Please refer to Grand Avenue independent contractor agreement for all fee schedules and different types of transactions.

100%

Commissions

Pay a transaction fee of $495 with available options to pay as low as $150 transaction fee on specific transactions. We charge NO MEMBERSHIP FEES or junk fees at all. You will save money by joining the Grand Avenue Team! We also provide E&O INSURANCE COVERAGE! We provide $1,000,000 E&O coverage to all agents. You can get paid directly from escrow. You will get your commission the day escrow closes. No waiting to get paid and wondering when you will get your hard earned money! Call us for details.

Agent

website

Our website allows you to attach content to your name, drive traffic to your listings and also create new buyers. Our agent websites include lead capture and state-of-the-art mapping. A great website also gives you credibility when potential clients search for you on the internet. Our sites features a lot of robust content in the form of location and neighborhood guides. The combination of organic keywords appeals to the search engines and directly enhances visibility. As a real estate agent, a website presents you as an authority in your area. That could mean an entire state, city, or neighborhood.

business

cards

There are many ways a business card can improve your overall prospects. It looks professional… Although a slick resume is worth its weight in gold, a professional looking business card gives off a whole different impression. A great business card “Sets You Apart” from your competition. If you find it difficult to make a good first impression, a business card could help you leave a lasting one. It could also help you leave an impression that reflects the measured tone and aim of your business.

property

signs

The best and most convenient way to promote your listing is to put up for sale signs on the property and other relevant locations to attract the target home buyers. Our signs are multiple colors and complement each other instead of using just white. Our signs are eye-catching with great graphics. Sign come with a variety of sign rider options. You can add the sign rider technology to allow buyers to see the home A recognizable and bold logo or a professional picture can attract more attention of potential buyers.

marketing

flyer

Either order custom printed flyers from our vendors or use our free templates. The templates are simple to customize and easy to edit. Just add your photos, property details, and contact information. There’s no need to worry about page layout, font selection, or scaling of photos. Print your listing flyers using your own printer, take them to a professional printer, or send them as an embedded image within your emails. Put the listing flyer on your website to draw extra traffic. There’s no need to worry about page layout, font selection, or scaling of photos. Print your listing flyers using your own printer, take them to a professional printer, or send them as an embedded image within your emails. Put the listing flyer on your website to draw extra traffic.

marketing

tools

Standing out among hundreds of agents and realtors can be a tough. Fortunately, printed marketing tools enable real estate companies and agents to rise above the competition and make a lasting impression to prospects. Not just business cards and yard signs... Outdoor banners are an effective way to showcase and sell or lease a property. The great thing about outdoor banners, especially for open houses, is that they can increase the number of potential buyers that come to you without spending too much. Using Real estate postcards has endured the test of time for reasons such as their costs-benefits, effectiveness and impact. Postcards for real estate is the perfect print material for a direct-marketing campaign. We have so many options to consider.

mobile

apps

When it comes to buying, selling, or renovating a home, prospective homeowners are increasingly demanding the ability to have all pertinent data available, right on the phones. What if you could offer your clients the ability to look at a home and then use their phones to immediately pull up information such as: Price, Interior Photos, a Description of the home’s features and How much the property value of recently sold properties. If you can provide all this info without the customer having to leave your app, that keeps them from going elsewhere and, heaven forbid, buying a house from a competitor.

cloud

crm

Agents are now forcing themselves to adapt to use new tools. Tech-savvy agents are demanding new real-estate specific technology tools. The most successful Agent are 2x times as likely to adopt CRM and Lead Management systems, when compared to their less-successful peers. We have developed an advanced system for you with all the features you will need, including drip marketing and our Agent support “Back End” system.

Incoming

Leads

We have many suggestions for you to create Buyer and Seller leads. You can do the natural organic marketing to your family and friends, You can spend some money of marketing or buying leads and You can send traffic to your capture Agent website. We also offer free leads that you do not pay for unless the purchase transaction funds and then the lead provider takes a referral from you.

property

websites

You can create professional single property websites for each of your listings. Point your prospects directly to your listing by giving them the unique property address domain name (123mainForSale.com). You can also upgrade to a top level domain name and purchase a custom sign rider for a nominal fee. Your property site will include all the property information with links to local schools, maps and more. Add unlimited High Definition photos for each property.

agent tech

support

We offer a full tech support benefit to our Agents which saves them time, money and frustration. We are available to answer your technology, Agent support, real estate and mortgage related questions. Our staff in knowledgeable and professional.

paperless

transactions

Your world is fast-paced, evolving and competitive. Our tailored solutions think and work the way you do, helping you to manage operations, listings, and transactions with instant communication and reports. We provide online organization to your buyers and sellers. It's one suite of solutions from prospecting to sale that comes together when you a partner with Paperless Network.

transaction

coordinator

Transaction Coordinators can help salespeople meet deadlines and free up time for more business development. Our Full-time Transaction Coordinators our Agents by closely monitoring each stage of the deal, from the signed contract to the closing table. Our "TC's" perform everything from verifying that every document is signed and initialed in the right places to establishing escrow accounts for buyers and reminding agents of deadlines throughout the transaction. "We help the profitability of both agents and brokers. Anything that frees up people to do more sales is in the interest of any brokerage," she says. Having a third party manage all communications related to a deal has other benefits, too. The TCs record-keeping can be crucial should a disagreement emerge or a lawsuit ever be filed.

in-house

escrow

Preston Escrow is a non independent broker escrow which is a division of Grand Avenue Realty & Lending Inc. Whether you are visiting, signing in our office or using our services online you will be greeted warmly by our staff. We truly treat you like family, while being dedicated to creating exceptional settlement experiences through the passionate delivery of remarkable service.

broker

mentoring

The most critical thing about training agents is that it can’t be theoretical; it has to be practical and hands-on. Here are a few elements that we include when training new recruits; Make sure they have a firm grasp and understanding on the value of being a REALTOR®, Teach the ins and outs of the most commonly used contracts, Coach new agents on how to acquire and retain clients on both the listing and selling side and to share negotiation techniques. Our mentor program allows us to weed out bad habits and mold the ideal agent from the start. We have built a scalable and self-sustaining practice that will encourage collaboration and productivity.

On-line

training

We offer free on-line training materials including; Quick advice articles, Videos, Business planning, Referral based business and creating Lead generation strategies, using the Legal issues hotline, links to more outside training resources and guidance on how to work with the local MLS Board training staff. We will be constantly increasing the volume of information in our GRAND AVENUE UNIVERSITY training and skills modules.

Shortsale

negotiation

Realize that short sales are negotiated between sellers and their bank – Buyers mistakenly believe that they are negotiating with the bank on a short sale. In reality, short sale approval is a process that occurs only between the seller and their lender. Both of them need to agree on the final short sale terms. Negotiation in a short sale is all about getting a win-win-win result.

pro

shop

Promote your business in style with custom GRAND AVENUE clothing and accessories from our selected partners. Custom shirts are a great way to turn your outside look into being your own brand ambassador. Options include; business shirts, sweatshirts, polos, sweaters, jackets, hats and more. All the items include our custom company logo, text or you even add images. 100% satisfaction guaranteed.

news

broadcast

Top agents now that to capture the business and referrals of the folks in their market area, they must first CONNECT with those folks on a regular basis so that they can establish a sense of like, trust and top-of-mind awareness that will help their name be the one that jumps out when someone in their market area has a real estate question or need.

lender

list

We are approved with numerous lenders for our Loan Officers to get the best loans available. We have all the strongest FHA, VA and Fannie-Mae investors ready to help. Other options include reverse mortgages, rehab and construction, special jumbo loans, alternate documentation loans and private financing. We also have loan rate software that allows us to find the lowest rate in minutes.

easy

sign up

You can get started with us very quickly. We offer a step-by-step guide and instructional materials to introduce our new Agents to the many facets of working with Grand Avenue Realty & Lending. You will need to sign some forms, log onto the real estate licensing to change employers, provide us with some documents and then our broker will confirm everything. We will also provide you with direct access to quick and easy online lesson plans. We’re here to help.

BRE license: 01873127

MLS number: 346148