Some Common FAQs

How long has Turtlestone been in business?

  • The first agent with us joined eight years ago under our 100% commission plan. We continually try to make the realty process better for agents around California. 

Does Turtlestone provide office access?

  • Yes, agents have access to our corporate location. There is a private office and a common area.

Does Turtlestone offer a referral fee?

  • Yes, the referral fee is $250 per closed transaction of each referred agent. The fee will be paid to the referring agent. There is no cap on this program.

Does Turtlestone provide training?

  • We can help with the process of a transaction from the beginning to the end. Our transaction coordinating service is a great resource for a successful closings. 

Do you offer Transaction coordinating?

  • Yes, our Turtlezoom program is our in-house transaction coordinating for $249 per closing. The transaction coordinating is included with commission plan 2. 

What about the cost of the risk management Insurance (E&O)?

  • E&O Insurance is included in our flat fee 100% commission structure. We do not charge any additional fees.  

Can an agent be paid directly from escrow?

  • Yes. We have provided a Commission Demand form which can be used by an Agent.

Do you charge any additional fees?

  • We charge NO additional fees beyond what is stated in the agreement. We like to keep it simple.

What about Board of Realtor memberships and MLS Access?

  • Turtlestone is a member of  NAR, CAR and local associations, as well as, many MLS organizations. Local associations offer support and resources to Realtors. Our Agents individually access the MLS. Please inquire with your local Board of Realtors about MLS access and/or membership costs, dues and requirements.                                                

Where is The Turtlestone Group Located?

  •  Our corporate office is located in Granite Bay, CA. Many of our agents do work remotely around the state. Our transactions are completed via email & phone. Our Agents operate remotely.

What about yard signs?

  • All Agents will be granted access to an online store with Turtlestone sign templates available for purchase. 

How do I get broker support?