Common Mistakes Real Estate Agents Make

2022-03-01T19:46:11-05:00January 17th, 2022|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Being a real estate agent can be a rewarding job. It isn’t easy to start, and it certainly isn’t easy to become the best. However, knowing the most common mistakes real estate agents make might help you get off to a solid start in your real estate career. Knowing these mistakes from the beginning and learning how to avoid them will take you higher in your career and much faster. So keep reading to find out how you can start on the right foot. Expecting immediate success Success doesn’t come that fast and that easily. Real estate is a growing profession [...]

Agent’s Guide to Surviving the Winter

2022-03-01T20:10:57-05:00December 15th, 2021|Categories: Broker, Continuing Education, Real Estate, Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

Winter is considered a slow season for many businesses. The real estate world is no different, as there seems to be significantly less work during the cold months. With holidays just around the corner, the clients' focus seems to shift from buying and selling to spending more time with their loved ones. While that kind of mindset isn't particularly working out in your favor as a real estate agent - at least not in a financial sense - you too could benefit from the decreased workload. To learn how, continue reading this real estate agent's guide to surviving the winter. Real [...]

Agent’s Guide to Making a Great First Impression

2022-03-01T20:13:59-05:00December 6th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|Tags: |

First impressions are lasting impressions. If you're a real estate agent, you know what we're talking about. Since your success directly depends on your connection with prospective clients, you know the importance of first impressions. So, no matter if you've been in the business for years or you're a newbie, every client is like a fresh start. That's why you need to stand out from the competition and wow your clients from the first moment they see you. Unfortunately, you have only one chance to do this properly. Therefore, to prepare for your next meeting, read the following agent's guide to [...]

Real Estate License in Multiple States

2022-08-05T07:23:37-04:00November 28th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate Business Tools|

There are many reasons why you might find yourself tempted to expand your business to a different state. However, possibly different laws and the fear of starting from scratch can make this a daunting task. To help you along, we have decided to explain how to get a real estate license in multiple states. Portability Let us first discuss the states which, interestingly enough, do not require you to get a real estate license. Tied into this is the concept of 'portability.' Meaning the extent to which your current license will allow you to be acknowledged as a proper real estate [...]

The Ethical Agent Always Wins!

2022-03-03T13:46:49-05:00November 12th, 2021|Categories: Continuing Education, Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools|

Ethics and fair housing are two of the most important issues will face in your real estate career. The Ethical Agent Always Wins! Although ethics, as a philosophical discipline, is a vast topic, in the simplest sense, ethical behavior can be thought of as nothing more than doing the right thing, behaving with integrity, treating people fairly, evaluating a situation and choosing the moral path, even if that path is not the easiest one to follow. How would you characterize an ethical person? You might answer "an ethical person would treat other people fairly and honestly. Regardless, of their background or [...]

Your Online Presence in Real Estate

2022-08-05T07:37:14-04:00November 4th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate Business Tools, Real Estate Salesperson|

Real estate is a career that has unlimited potential but your reputation and how you represent yourself online is your greatest asset as your starting out. A common misconception is that a new agent only needs licensing education in order to be successful. The truth is, there are strict limitations on what can and cannot be taught in a licensing course. Here are 5 easy ways to increase your online presence in real estate, especially for the newer agent. It's Your Reputation Your reputation isn’t just built by word-of-mouth anymore — potential clients are often checking you out online before they [...]

Find SUCCESS In Your First Year

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

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 [...]

Social Currency is the Road to Real Success

2022-03-04T19:54:51-05:00September 8th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools|

Social currency certainly is an example of technology. But what exactly is social networking and why is it important to understand in all business today? Social currency is the road to Real Estate success. A social network allows individuals and organizations to exchange ideas and expand relationships and business opportunities. In the Beginning When the internet was first widely available to consumers, it was primarily used to retrieve static information from content providers, allowing only passive viewing. Users could not easily publish their own content or interact with others. Over time, the Internet evolved to be more dynamic, active, and collaborative, [...]

Tips to Increase Your Business’s Presence

2021-08-20T17:49:45-04:00August 30th, 2021|Categories: Real Estate, Real Estate Business Tools|

For self-starters and hard workers, few businesses offer more of an opportunity for growth and success than real estate. If you’re already managing your own real estate business, that means you’ve already laid down a solid framework for success. Here are some tips to increase your business’s presence, boost client activity, and generally stand out as superior in a crowded profession. Devote real work time to a marketing strategy Being associated with realtors, having your name on a database, and running a fairly popular social media account is not real marketing. You can’t think of marketing as something you do on [...]

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