Daylon Pereira said he would never leave Allie Beth Allman and Associates unless he was going to start his own brokerage. Then representatives from Compass Real Estate came calling, and everything changed.
“It was a pretty sudden sort of a deal,” Pereira said. “Though it was difficult to leave Allie Beth after seven years, in the end it’s about the services I’m able to provide my clients. For that reason, I am thrilled to say I made the right move.”
One of the deciding factors for Pereira was what he felt was Compass’s superior commitment to technology. Several years ago, he and a friend developed their own real estate marking technology. At the time, it was hard to convince others of its value. Today, cutting-edge technology and marketing are at the forefront of the changing real estate landscape.
“I feel like real estate in general is the only industry that needed to catch up with the rest of the world on technology,” he said. “Technology drives the entire consumer market these days. To stay relevant, I feel we as agents have to recognize that real estate is no different, and most brokerages have fallen behind on that curve.” (more…)