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Why Choose Carpenter?

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Join an Established Leader

Carpenter Realtors® is a locally-owned firm with 32 offices providing a consistent, quality experience for all our home buyers and home sellers. We are among the largest, most productive real estate companies in the nation. And we treat our agents like partners. Our offerings cover training, management support, competitive compensation, the latest tech offerings, international relocation services, exclusive multi-media advertising for your listings and personal promotion, flexible lead management offerings and complete market coverage.

We sell more Indianapolis and central Indiana homes because we provide our associates with more technology, more marketing support and greater competitive advantages. Many times at absolutely no cost to the agent.

Here’s proof:

Carpenter’s Training for Your Future in Real Estate

  • Comprehensive real estate sales training – 100 hours of the latest real estate techniques – at no cost
  • One-on-one management assistance and numerous, timely workshops
  • Branch office sales meetings and company-sponsored seminars
  • Carpenter’s real estate training is continuous and includes incentives to pursue professional designations (Certified Residential Specialist, Graduate Realtors Institute)
  • All of this results in developing the industry’s most professional sales staff through the finest training available

Dedicated Management

The Carpenter Realtors® management team is dedicated to your success. From our comprehensive “Career Start” training program through those critical first months of your real estate career and beyond, your Carpenter Realtors® management team is there to guide and support your career whether you’re a new agent or an experienced associate moving to the next level.

A Competitive Compensation Plan

As Indiana’s largest residential real estate brokerage firm, Carpenter Realtors® has developed a competitive compensation plan designed to offer you and your career maximum value with commission splits up to 85 percent, all without the monthly fees or desk fees required by other firms. Explore the benefits of our plan with your Carpenter Realtors® branch manager.

Our National Relocation Affiliation

Carpenter Realtors® is a respected member of the #1 family relocation network in North America, The Leading Real Estate Companies of the World®.

As a member of Leading RE®, Carpenter associates have direct access to the top residential real estate companies throughout the country when they offer transferring families services coast-to-coast. We get more qualified local leads on homes for sale and home buyers than the franchises of the national firms.

Carpenter’s Client Services Department is staffed with recognized professionals to assist you and your clients with their relocation needs. The department works with numerous local, regional and national employers to provide world-class services for their transferring executives.

Unique Marketing Programs

Carpenter’s advertising and marketing programs are a definite “point of difference,” are exclusive to Carpenter agents, and are clearly one of our strongest attributes. With nearly 50 years of experience, we offer many exclusive marketing tools to assist our clients … whether they are selling a home or buying a home. Our Home Marketing System contains more tools to help you be successful than anyone else can offer. Check out this list of all the co-op and/or free advertising, marketing and branding programs we offer our agents.

In addition, we offer all our agents a free, fully-customizable website to use in attracting clients and personal branding (along with training on how to make the site work best). Plus, a branded app that rivals any real estate app. Plus, a free Client Relationship Management tool featuring complete contact list management, drip email campaigns and more.

Carpenter Realtors® Home Marketing System

It takes more than a listing on the internet and a yard sign to sell a home. That’s why Carpenter has developed the Home Marketing System, designed to obtain the best possible price for a home, with the most favorable terms, in the shortest period of time and with the least inconvenience to our clients.

The Home Marketing System includes exclusive marketing tools such as:

  • Call Carpenter for Homes – Our exclusive color magazine. 50,000 copies are distributed throughout central Indiana each issue.No cost to you.
  • callcarpenter.com – Indiana’s most-visted real estate site, with over 30,000 homes for sale throughout central Indiana and over 2 million nationally. No cost to you.
  • Virtual Tours – Only callcarpenter.com has a virtual tour of every company listing. No cost to you.
  • TV Showcase of Homes– A weekly television program featuring current listings, airing every Sunday morning at 11:30 a.m. on ABC – RTV6 and on all central Indiana cable and satellite systems.
  • Sunday Star Newspaper – Will your broker advertise your open houses in Indiana’s largest-circulation daily newspaper with over 250,000 copies distributed? We offer that every week, with no cost options for you.
  • Local Community Newspapers – Our advertising program allows you to advertise your listings and promote your career at dramatically reduced costs.
  • Carpenter Associates Promotional System (C.A.P.S.) – A program to assist associates in expanding the reach of their prospecting efforts through company supported direct mail, design and printing, and personalized media campaigns.
  • Property Information Flyer and Take-One Box Program – This program is made available to Carpenter associates free of charge for every listing.
  • Matterport 3D 360 Tours. Exciting 360 tours, yet affordable through Carpenter.
  • CloudCMA offers more professional market analyses in a strong presentation. No cost to you.
  • Trade Shows – Carpenter participates in a variety of trade shows to build consumer awareness.

Market Coverage

With 32 area offices, more than any other Indianapolis real estate firm (and more on the drawing board), we’re able to offer our associates an opportunity to work close to home. It’s one way our sales associates can use their knowledge of their community and its features to better serve their clients. In addition, our presence throughout the area provides access to all markets for Carpenter Realtors® associates.

Lead Management Services

Carpenter’s Internet Lead Management Team is on call every day during your busiest times. It’s their job to help you be more efficient and effective. Want to answer every question on every listing? No problem. Want someone else to nurture those potential buyers and sellers until they’re ready to act? No problem. The team is there to support you in any way you choose.

You Owe it to Yourself

You owe it to yourself and your career in real estate to learn more about Carpenter Realtors®, our mission, and the role you can play in the future of Indiana’s top residential real estate company.

If you believe you possess the characteristics of a successful real estate associate, take this quick five-minute online career assessment, or contact the nearest Carpenter Branch Manager to discuss the opportunities available.

For more information contact the sales manager of the office nearest you and talk to any of our managers for details on upcoming career seminars.

About Carpenter Realtors®

Our Mission

Carpenter Realtors® is an organization committed to sustainable growth to positions of market dominance in order to provide maximum value in service to clients and maximum career opportunities to its personnel.

Sustainable Growth

Carpenter Realtors® is a growth company. Our track record over nearly 40 years illustrates our commitment to growth throughout the central Indiana residential real estate market, providing a high level of service to Indianapolis residents looking to buy or sell a home. By joining forces with Indiana’s largest residential real estate firm, you are joining with us in our commitment to sustaining that growth.

Market Dominance

As Indiana’s largest residential real estate company, Carpenter Realtors® offers you immediate credibility in the eyes of central Indiana home buyers and sellers. They know us. And they will soon know and trust that you offer the real estate expertise they have come to expect from Carpenter Realtors®. Our market presence opens doors for you and your real estate career.

In many ways Carpenter Realtors® is truly unique among Indianapolis-area real estate firms. For nearly four decades our track record in building our business by helping associates grow their careers is unmatched in Central Indiana. Our management focus continues to be organizational development adding value to the relationship each person derives from their association with Carpenter Realtors®.

Our Commitment To You

Diversity and Inclusion

Carpenter Realtors is a group of diverse professionals connecting people of all races, ethnicities, sexual orientations and national origins, committed to fostering rewarding careers and helping all our communities achieve the dream of home ownership.

It all starts with our commitment to you. We pledge:

  • To respect you as an individual
  • To provide you the industry’s most comprehensive training
  • To provide you the industry’s most effective real estate marketing tools and systems
  • To continue the growth of Carpenter Realtors®, Indiana’s largest, in order to provide you maximum career opportunities
  • To maintain the strength and stability of our firm so that you can develop your career at your pace

You can’t succeed in today’s complex real estate industry without the knowledge and skills necessary to professionally serve your clients.

As a foundation for your career, Carpenter Realtors® has developed the finest real estate training program in the state, “Career Start.” This nationally-recognized training program was developed exclusively by Carpenter Realtors® and is available to you at no cost when you associate with our firm. In addition, the Carpenter Realtors® Career Development Center supports our entire sales and management team with a variety of ongoing sales training opportunities in our own state-of-art technology laboratories.