You believe that buyers and sellers should talk to an expert for their real estate needs. The same goes for financial planning. 

“I wish more real estate professionals knew that support is out there,” says Stephanie Blakes, a REALTOR® and Certified Financial Planner in Houston. “There is real value in getting professional advice, in having someone review your finances to identify opportunities for improvement. In the long run, you’ll be better off.”

Blakes understands just how important it is for real estate agents and brokers to establish smart financial practices, and she spoke to Texas REALTOR® magazine about ways agents and brokers can strengthen their finances.

Read the article for the steps she suggests you take and those to avoid