How to Hire the Right Virtual Assistants

Outsourcing virtual assistants is fast becoming an effective trend in the real estate industry. These virtual assistants come in as a cost-effective and much-needed support system when you feel short-staffed and in need of particular expertise.

There are many myths about outsourcing, especially off-shore outsourcing. In this article, we address these myths and help you pick the right outsourcing partner that will save you time and money while growing your business.

Do your research

There are several outsourcing companies to choose from. This means you need to find out what the companies have to offer and what you need to be done in your business. As a guide we suggest you look at

Reviews of the companies from businesses that have worked with them.

  • What is the main service offered?
  • Contractual obligations of the company.
  • The time they keep.
  • The language they use.

If you find that the company you have chosen checks the right boxes then you can move on to the next stage.

Make a list of tasks you need to be done.

When you are sure of what you need help with you can determine the qualities your virtual assistant should possess. Having the right virtual assistant will be an asset to your business and your team. When your virtual assistant fits into your office culture your business will grow faster with fewer expenses.

Stay in control of your outsourcing process

One of the common misconceptions about outsourcing is that you lose control of your company when you outsource. This is not true for all companies. Companies like SupportRealty keep you in the loop throughout your outsourcing journey.

How do they achieve this?

  • Step 1 – Book a Demo with SupportRealty

Submit a job description or Book a Zoom video or voice call with one of our sales representatives to explain the areas you need assistance with and together you can map the best way forward to grow your business.

  • Step 2 – Interview your candidates

Coordinate with our recruiters and identify the top candidates then choose the best fit for your business

  • Step 3 – Onboarding

Say yes to your candidate! Now you have a dedicated team member who will help you decrease your overhead and increase productivity.

Make sure there is no fine print in the contract

You have picked your virtual team member and now need them to be on your team. This usually involves contracts binding you to a contract. SupportRealty does away with these contracts and gives you the service you need when you need it for as long as you need it.


There are many factors that you can look into when picking your outsourcing partner. We know that this article will make a firm foundation for choosing the right outsourcing partner for your business.

Choose Africa as your next outsourcing destination.

SupportRealty is a leading Texas-based outsourcing company that provides virtual assistants and administrative support for businesses. Moreover, we provide both short and long-term virtual outsourcing services customized to suit your business process needs.

Contact us today