Agency package details

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If you are self employed and your mission is to help other people than you have the right profile to become a Globexs agent. A Globexs agent acts independently, but as a part of the Globexs network, offering the Globexs services to expats near him: Rentals to expats, legal assistance to expats and property management services.

Key position
A Globexs agent at a certain destination holds a key position in the local expat community. The agent becomes the person of confidence for the local expat community. The agent reaches out to newly-arrived, and still-to-arrive expats and offers the Globexs services. With the back-up of the Globexs head office in Valenca the agent becomes a reference of trust and service for the local expat community. Being a Globexs agent you can really make a difference and help newly-arrived expats with crucial solutions such as accommodation and legal assistance.

Exclusivity
There is only 1 agent for every Globexs destination, so all agents enjoy an exclusivity status. There is a small starters fee for new agents, but Globexs reinvests the most part of this amount in publicity to promote the destination. The agency package offers you the change to be your own boss, enter a successful business like Globexs, and make money from day 1 without any financial risk.

No financial risks
The agent is his own boss but does not take any financial risk. All the payments go through Globexs. Globexs invoices the final customer and pays the agent commissions on a monthly basis. Globexs will provide everything you need to enter a growing, profitable business. Being a Globexs agent is an exciting prospect: being your own boss, joining a successful business and making a difference for expats and their families.

Find pride in helping expat families

Join the Globexs network and you will have an immense pride in what you do

Benefits of a Globexs agency

  • You are entering a business in a fast growing market. More and more people are being relocated by their employers and are living the “expat-life”.
  • You are entering a business with a reliable recurring cash flow.
  • You can use the Globexs booking and payment system.
  • You have your own destination landing page and partner-dashboard.
  • You can use the Globexs legal department and the expertise regarding expat mobility, and you can sell these services to expats in your area.
  • Full technical support.

Technical support & website

Every Globexs agent has access to the landing page of his destination (http://destination.globexs.com) which is supported by our highly skilled in-house technology and IT team.

  • Through your own website/dashboard an agent is in constant communication with the Globexs head office for full sales and technical support.
  • An agent has access to reports with page views, unique visits/month, number of visitors per page, returning visits and data on your website’s traffic.
  • An agent can monitor his commissions online.

The most important sales tools for the agent is his local landingpage (http://destination.globexs.com). On this landingpage the agents uploads the properties that are for rent in his area. The agent monitors this landingpage together with the Globexs headoffice in Valencia.

What the agent does

Building a portfolio of short term apartments
– The agent needs to build a portfolio of at least 20 apartments in (semi)-exclusive management within 6 months and publish to globexs.com in 4 languages

Offering legal services to local expats
– The agent needs to sell legal assistance services to local expats

Offering property management services to owners
– The agent needs to offer property management services to owners: entries-exists of the guest, and cleaning services

Reaching out to expats and companies that relocate staff
– The agent is responsable for his own sales. Therefor he needs to reach out to expats, expats-to-be, and to companies that relocate their staff
– Building an expat community and becoming a person of confidence for the local expats
– Keeping an active blog about the destination, in coordination with the Globexs headoffice

What the agent gets

  • Usage of the brandname Globexs
  • Usage of the Globexs booking and payment system.
  • Usage of the Globexs destination landing page and agency-dashboard
  • Usage of the Globexs legal department and the expertise regarding expat mobility, and the right to sell these services.
  • The right to find and work with affiliates.
  • Total control over rental rates.
  • 10% affiliate commission of all purchases in the webshop.
  • 10% commission on the legal advice.
  • Help with uploading and translations of the apartments.
  • Commercial actions to promote the destination.
  • Globexs publishes to properties on other portals
  • Publicity campaign worth 500 euro when the first 5 apartments are published.
  • Publicity campaign worth 500 euro when the first 10 apartments are published.
  • Publicity campaign worth 1000 euro when the first 20 apartments are published.
  • The correct SEO actions regarding the weekly blogpost.
  • Full technical support

How it works financially

The agent pays a one-time starters fee (2999€), but most of this amount (2000€) is reinvested in the destination in terms of publicity. So basically Globexs offers the change to start a profitable business at a minimal cost of less than 1000€.

For every rental that the agent sells the Globexs tariffs apply: If there is no management contract with the owner the commission level is 20%. If there is a full-management contract in place (entry-exit-cleaning), the commission level is 30%.

The agent sends Globexs a monthly commission invoice for the rentals (10%). Globexs does not get involved in the services of entry/exit/cleaning. These activities are organized by the agent who gets to keep all the profit. For example: if the agent takes care of entry/exit/cleaning he receives a netto commission of 20%. If the owner takes care of entry/exit/cleaning the agent receives a netto commission of 10%.

The agent receives a 10% commission for all the legal services that are sold in his area, as well as a 10% affiliate commission for our webshop-sales.

The agency contract is for a 5-year period with a built-in right to renew.

An agency at a glance

  1. Join a fast growing international business with a minimal investment.
  2. Become a member of a successful expat network, and a proven business model.
  3. Enjoy the back-up of the technology, expertise and brand reputation of Globexs.

FAQ

What skills do I need to be a Globexs agent?

Globexs is all about helping people on the move. You need to be a people manager and have an in-depth understanding of the challenges that newly arrived expats face. When expats and their families arrive at a new destination they need a trust worthy contact person. They need somebody that listens to their doubts and offers hands-on solutions. You do not need to have technological skills. Basic computer skills are enough to understand and operate the Globexs dashboard and booking system.

How do I make money?

Globexs agents make money in different ways. In the first place by building a portfolio of short stay rental apartments and renting them out to expats. This will generate commissions up to 20% of the rental price. Secondly the agent make a 10% commission on all legal services. Thirdly the agent make a 10% commission on all sales on the webshop.

How much money can I make?

The amount of money that an agent can make depends in the first place on the popularity of the destination amongst expats, but is always directly proportional to the time and efforts spend on building a portfolio of apartments and reaching out to the local expats. An agent in a good destination can build a very profitable business.

What are my (financial) responsibilities?

The agent runs his own business, and is responsible for his own portfolio of apartments and customers. But the business must always be run in the “Globexs spirit”: in the spirit of helping people. Running a Globexs agency means finding solutions for expats, in the first place accommodation solutions.

How much does it cost to set up a Globexs agency?

Setting up a Globexs agency comes with a one-time startup fee of 2999€. However, 2000€ is being spent immediately by the Globexs head office in online publicity directly related to the destination. So in fact, a Globexs agent has his own business up and running for less than 1000€. A business that can be profitable from day 1….

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