RJ Wagner and Assoc. Realty
RJ Wagner & Associates Realty, Inc., is a new company that provides high-level expertise in real estate sales in the state of Texas. It will focus initially on homesellers and homebuyers, as well as in-house sales agents. Our customer service philosophy is unique. In a philosophic sense, RJ Wagner & Associates Realty, Inc., has three distinct customer groups: sellers, buyers, and agents.
Sellers of real property are our first customers. Listers of properties (sellers) pay commissions from the sale of their property and are the direct clients of the real estate brokers. We will never lose our focus that clients who have retained RJ Wagner & Associates Realty, Inc., to list and sell their properties are our first obligation.
Our second real customer is the buyer of residential real estate. We will provide superior personal services to buyers.
Our third real customer is the licensed real estate sales agent. It is the agent’s job to provide a professional service to both sellers and buyers, specifically in this order. Therefore, it is the direct responsibility of RJ Wagner & Associates Realty, Inc., to provide service to our sales agents.
As it grows, it will take on new agents providing them with a highly competitive commission earnings, as well as providing them with a support service that will allow for more productive time in order to gain clients at a faster pace. Hence motivating productive licensed agents in the real estate arena. As it grows, it will look for additional marketing techniques to offer clientele and serve the public in the high standards handed down by the Texas Real Estate Commission.
2.1 Company Ownership
RJ Wagner & Associates Realty, Inc., has been formed as an S corporation domiciled in the state of Texas. This corporation is capitalized by one single stockholder and one principal investor, the owner and broker of this firm, Regina J. Wagner.
2.2 Start-up Summary
Our start-up costs are outlined in the following chart. Said start-up costs derive from website design, office equipment, main computer station (complete with all realtor information for agent usage), stationery, legal costs, furnishings, office advertising and services, and expenses associated with opening our first office. The start-up costs are to be financed by direct owner investment and credit. The assumptions are shown in the following table and chart.
Lease office space averages $1.10 – 1.60 per square foot to equal an approximate of $1,500 per month, plus utilities, for efficient leased office space. Commercial lease will be for a three to five year agreement with the first month and a security deposit equal to the monthly lease rate payable at the time of lease start date.
|Start-up Expenses to Fund||$23,244|
|Start-up Assets to Fund||$36,756|
|Total Funding Required||$60,000|
|Non-cash Assets from Start-up||$27,000|
|Cash Requirements from Start-up||$9,756|
|Additional Cash Raised||$0|
|Cash Balance on Starting Date||$9,756|
|Liabilities and Capital|
|Accounts Payable (Outstanding Bills)||$10,000|
|Other Current Liabilities (interest-free)||$0|
|Additional Investment Requirement||$0|
|Total Planned Investment||$50,000|
|Loss at Start-up (Start-up Expenses)||($23,244)|
|Total Capital and Liabilities||$36,756|
|Better Business Bureau Fee||$399|
|Company Yard Signs||$1,300|
|Utilities Start Up||$250|
|Office Furnishings/Lease or Used||$4,000|
|Total Start-up Expenses||$23,244|
|Other Current Assets||$20,000|