The Biggest Challenges for Real Estate Agents in NYC

By |2022-06-06T16:11:11-04:00June 15th, 2022|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate|

Because of the high cost of living and high real estate prices in New York City, agents make a significantly higher average annual salary than in many other parts of the state. This makes the idea of becoming an NYC real estate agent that much more attractive. However, NYC real estate agents are paid so much because of specific challenges they face, too. So if you're planning to make this the next step in your career, before you sign up for an NYC real estate licensing course, it's important to know everything that comes with the job. So to help you [...]

Converting Time into Money

By |2022-05-11T20:32:52-04:00June 1st, 2022|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Money is not the end result; it is a measurement of the progress you are making. Money measures how well you use your time. As you are starting your real estate business, you will need to learn how to convert time into money. Although money can be used to measure your achievements, money itself is not the ultimate goal here. Quality of life is more important than the quantity of money. Yes, money can help improve the quality of your life but only if you manage your time correctly. If you work 12 hours a day, miss your kid’s soccer games [...]

Find SUCCESS In Your First Year

By |2022-03-04T18:27:37-05:00October 12th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

You’ve landed your first real estate job, and you’re not quite sure what to expect. Sure, you know it’s a rewarding field with opportunity for growth and other benefits, but let’s be realistic: It’s going to take hard work and commitment to reap those benefits! Have no fear – here are four insights that will surely help you to find success in that first year as an real estate agent: 1. Success doesn’t happen overnight Actually, your rookie period will likely last up to two years. Starting out, as an real estate agent, will be all about forming effective habits that will [...]

Teamwork Makes the Dream Work

By |2022-03-04T18:35:28-05:00October 4th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Mlo, Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Purchasing a home can be a tedious, complicated process for some home buyers. Not to mention, it’s a pretty big deal! Teamwork Makes the Dream Work. Having support from trustworthy professionals (a quality mortgage loan originator and real estate agent team) will help to make the process as seamless as possible for the buyers. You can simplify the process for your clients – and experience some benefits in your own business – by teaming up with a licensed real estate professional or MLO . Here are five reasons MLOs and real estate agents make a good team: Be Proactive, it Pays [...]

Learn Success from Success

By |2021-09-27T14:57:52-04:00August 18th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Napoleon Hill interviewed some of the most successful people of his time and used those interviews to write his book Think and Grow Rich. Learn success from success. Find a successful real estate agent, treat them to lunch and ask questions about how they started off. You can also search for real estate agents on social media. Ask if they would be willing to talk with you. Prepare some questions to ask. Here is a list of questions to help you get started, but do not limit yourself to these. Everyone will have different goals; ask questions that will help you [...]

Manfred Celebrates the Senior Home Safety Specialist Course

By |2021-08-21T19:33:39-04:00August 13th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Home Inspection|Tags: |

Manfred Real Estate Learning Center is pleased to announce our new partnership with Age Safe® American. Offering the Senior Home Safety Specialist course. Therefore, we believe this program would be beneficial to many real estate professionals. For instance, the home inspector, Home Builders and the Real Estate Broker. Empowering Professionals Most importantly, the Senior Home Safety Specialist™ course empowers professionals with actionable ways. As a result, to better help educate clients, older adults and their family members. On the serious issues of home safety. First of all, fall prevention, financial exploitation and personal safety. Secondly, this unique certification boosts the market [...]

Five Reasons Why Teachers Would Make Good Real Estate Salespeople

By |2022-06-22T10:47:52-04:00July 28th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate, Real Estate Salesperson|

The real estate industry is not for everyone. As a result, we like to be very clear that it takes special characteristics to succeed in real estate.  Five Reasons Why Teachers Would Make Good Real Estate Salespeople. For example, prospective agents should either already have these skills. Or at least be willing to work to have them. For some, real estate would be completely outside of their comfort zone. Furthermore, we would argue that teachers have natural potential.  Here’s why teachers would make good real estate salespeople. Be Assertive in Social Situations Real Estate is a communication and interaction centered profession.  [...]

Broker Continuing Education Exemption

By |2021-08-21T20:25:01-04:00July 7th, 2021|Categories: Advance Your Career, Continuing Education, Real Estate Broker|

Firstly, it's hard to believe that New York Real Estate board no longer allows real estate broker continuing education exemption. Secondly, for many learning how to complete this required continuing education is going to the biggest challenge. Manfred is happy to help because we have your best interest at heart. Real Estate Salesperson and Brokers Most importantly, you are required to successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education. Make sure to include, at least 3 hours of fair housing and/or discrimination. 1 hour of  Law of Agency, 2 hours if it is your first licensing cycle. 2.5 hours of ethical [...]

What Does it Take to Become a Real Estate Broker

By |2022-06-09T14:50:03-04:00July 20th, 2020|Categories: Advance Your Career, Real Estate Broker|

Becoming a Real Estate Broker Some agents in the Real Estate industry take continuing education to meet a state minimum requirements. Then there are those who better equip themselves for change. Many have recognized in their own businesses that because of the lack of educational advancements in the real estate industry, there is significant room for career advancements. So many choose to go above and beyond to advance their own careers by attending every classroom opportunity. So the question remains, what does it take to become a Real Estate Broker? Opportunities to grow are all around you, all it takes is your [...]

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