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 Why Join a Brokerage That Doesn’t Offer You Leads?

We are New York’s most agent friendly brokerage offering flexible commission splits up to 100%, buyer and seller leads on demand as well as best-in-class agent tools and technology

What You Receive:

Up to 100% commission split

NYC agents on our 100% commission split plan will receive exactly that – 100% of every commission dollar earned. We don’t believe you should have to share your winnings with your managing broker just because he or she is, well, your managing broker.

Access to REBNY RLS and Hudson Gateway MLS

We’re a Member Firm of both REBNY and HGAR which means you’ll have full access to the RLS and the HGMLS so you can offer your buyer and seller clients full exposure to the NYC and Hudson Valley real estate broker communities.

Errors and Omissions Insurance included

All our agents receive complimentary & automatic Errors and Omissions insurance included with membership with the firm. Unlike other brokerages where you’d have to pay for this on your own, we’ve simplified things by making it all inclusive with your dues.

Sales leads on demand

Experienced agents will have full access to our proprietary lead generation platform which puts you in touch with real buyers and sellers. Once you receive a lead, we’ll expect you to take it from there. New agents can partner with senior agents on leads.

Private RealtyMX account for CRM, listing syndication and search

You will receive a personal RealtyMX account upon joining the firm. It will allow you to syndicate listings under your name, search the RLS and HGMLS, set up automatic search alerts for clients, automatically create show sheets and more.

Private corporate email and mobile friendly tools

Our agents benefit from private corporate email accounts as well as complimentary cloud storage, secure messaging and e-signature software. No required floor time plus our suite of mobile friendly tools means you’ll never have to step into the office, unless you want to.

No hidden desk or monthly fees

Our agent plans are simple and straightforward without any hidden transaction fees, desk fees, software fees or any other fees or fine print. Keep 100% commission for $399/month or keep 75% commission for $129/month.

All REBNY and HGAR member benefits and rewards

We are a REBNY and HGAR Member Firm, and as a member of our team you will receive full access to the REBNY and HGAR community, benefits, events and discounts. Welcome to the largest real estate associations in New York!

World class training and in-house operational support

We offer our agents comprehensive, real world training ranging from our online courses and training videos to in-depth classroom sessions taught across the city. Plus, our team of executive assistants are never more than a message away should you need help.

What’s the Point of Joining a Brokerage That Doesn’t Give You Something to Do?

Yet that is exactly how the rest of the traditional brokerage community operates. Agents are expected to source all of their clients, execute the entire deal on their own and then receive only 30-50% of the commission. That doesn’t sound fair to us at all!

At Mont Sky, experienced agents can choose to take on exclusive sale listings and buyer referrals sourced from our proprietary lead generation platform. If you’re experienced and capable, you’ll never lack something to work on with us.

Furthermore, you’ll never have to worry about hidden charges disguised as “transaction fees” or “desk fees” for an office you may never use or anything else that is code word for you having to pay extra money out of pocket. We include many features which most brokerages charge extra for such as Errors and Omissions Insurance and REBNY (RLS) listings search & syndication software.

Receive Verified Sales Leads

We offer our agents the opportunity to work with verified New York buyer and seller leads which are sourced via our in-house, proprietary lead generation platform. Regardless of how large or small your current book of business is, when you join us you can expect to grow your existing client base through our referrals.

In NYC the average sale price is north of $2,000,000 which means each lead gives you both the potential for an significant commission as well as greater earnings down the road through referrals offered by the relationships you’ve built with these clients. Over time, we actively seek to reward agents who have demonstrated high conversion rates with additional leads.

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Receive Best-In-Class Agent Tools

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We believe our agents’ time shouldn’t be wasted on administrative and manual tasks which can be automated or streamlined using today’s technology. We have completely eliminated the antiquated tools offered by traditional brokerages and replaced them with the latest software available.

We offer our agents a completely mobile solution so they’ll never have to step into an office. Our agents are equipped with the latest CRM, listings search and syndication software as well as private corporate email, cloud storage, a secondary business phone line and e-signature technology all of which can be accessed around the clock on his or her mobile device or tablet.

All Inclusive – No Hidden Fees

Our agents never have to worry about being charged hidden fees or receiving the run around from the Managing Broker when it’s time to get paid a commission. Our agents are guaranteed to be paid their earned commission within 10 business days of closing a sale. There’s no waiting until month end or worrying about having to constantly chase your Managing Broker to remind him about the money he owes you. Furthermore, our commission splits are extremely clear. If you independently source and close your own deal without our assistance, your commission split will be either 75% or 100% depending on your plan.

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Choose a Plan:

KEEP 100% COMMISSION

$399/month - Partnership Plan
Mont Sky Real Estate, Licensed Real Estate Broker in NYC.

Keep 100% of commissions from your independently sourced and executed deals. Benefit from our full suite of agent tools and services. Best for agents who close 2 or more deals per year by themselves.

  • Benefit from Mont Sky buyer leads and referrals

KEEP 75% COMMISSION

$129/month - Associate Plan
Mont Sky Real Estate, Licensed Real Estate Broker in NYC.

Keep 75% of commissions from your independently sourced and executed deals. Benefit from our full suite of agent tools and services. Best for agents who close fewer than 2 deals per year by themselves.

  • Benefit from Mont Sky buyer and seller leads and referrals

Start a Conversation:

Ready to work on your first sales lead?

New and existing agents can submit a request for a new lead to work on here

What If You Aren’t Licensed Yet?

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in NYC:

Step 1: Complete a 75 hour New York State approved class

Although getting your real estate salesperson’s license in New York isn’t too difficult, you absolutely must be licensed in order to become a real estate agent in NYC.  The first step is to find a New York State approved real estate course to fulfill your mandatory 75 hours pre-licensing education requirement.  You can often take this course online at your own pace for under $100. For example, realestateu.tv offers an excellent online curriculum that costs under $100 with coupon code NYC10. However, some may find it helpful to attend a more structured, in-person course and to be able to network with others looking to become a real estate agent in NYC.

Step 2: Pass the New York State Real Estate Salesperson Exam

This written exam is multiple choice and 90 minutes long with a minimum passing score of 70%.  You must schedule your appointment online by first creating an eAccessNY account.  You must bring with you to the exam a valid, current, government issued photo ID along with a print-out of the “Summary of Your Submission” confirmation page from eAccessNY.  After the exam you will be able to view your score on eAccessNY.
Exam Site Policies
  • Calculators are permitted if they are battery or solar powered, silent, nonprinting and do not contain an alphabetic keyboard. PDA’s are not allowed.
  • Cellular phones, beepers and any other electronic devices MUST be turned off during the exam.
  • Dictionaries, books, other reference materials, large bags and briefcases are not allowed at the exam site. Do not bring these materials to the exam site as there is no place to store them.
  • Eating, drinking or smoking is not permitted at the exam site. If you bring food or beverages, you will be asked to dispose of them before entering the exam site.
  • Visitors, guests and children are not permitted at the exam site.
  • Any person found using notes, books, or other aids; giving or receiving help; removing examination materials or notes from the exam site; causing a disturbance or engaging in practices contrary to the rules of proper examination conduct will be dismissed from the exam site. Any decisions regarding disciplinary measures will be made by the Exam Supervisor at the Department of State.
The New York City exam location is currently 123 William Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10038.  You should schedule your exam at least 2 weeks in advance if you’re looking to become a real estate agent in NYC and 1 week in advance for the rest of New York.

Step 3: Find a sponsoring broker to work with

The most important decision for someone looking to become a real estate agent in NYC comes down to deciding which brokerage to work with.  As you’ll learn from your real estate licensing course, a real estate salesperson must work under the supervision of a licensed broker.  It is illegal for any salesperson to receive compensation from a client directly; rather, the real estate commission must be paid to the licensed broker or brokerage.  The salesperson will typically work for a brokerage under an independent contractor agreement and be paid by the brokerage according to the commission split they’ve agreed upon.  You will have to choose a brokerage based on a variety of competing factors: what you want to specialize in (commercial, residential, sales, rentals or leasing), the commission split, tools, leads, marketing and support.

Residential Sales

We specialize in residential sales at Mont Sky and provide you with free leads and best-in-class technology to ensure your success.  Residential sales commissions average 5-6% in New York City, with half typically being split if there is a buyer’s agent involved.  With average property values of $1.73 million that equates to just over $100,000 for the typical real estate commission check.

Residential Rentals

Agents starting out often prefer to work on rentals because they are typically quicker and easier to close.  However, the commission is typically much smaller at 15% of total annual rent. Agents are free to pursue rentals at Mont Sky and utilize our best-in-class search, CRM and listing syndication software through Nestio.  Through our partners at Nestio, we have access to a live, proprietary database of rental listings directly updated by thousands of NYC property managers so that our agents often see new listings long before anyone else.

Commercial Sales and Leasing

Commercial ranges from Class A trophy skyscrapers in Midtown Manhattan to any residential real estate with greater than 4 units (apartment buildings or multi-family properties).  These type of transactions are more specialized than your typical residential sale and usually require more experience.  There is no standard commission for a commercial deal and fees are negotiated on a case by case basis.  We are building a world class, international commercial real estate team at Mont Sky.  With proprietary deal flow from China to the Middle East, Mont Sky is well positioned to take a leading role in the future of the real estate capital of the world – New York City.

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