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7 Ways to Stand Out as a Real Estate Agent

If you are new to the real estate business, it is only natural to consider how to stand out. There are many reputable real estate agencies out there, and if you are working alone, it can be difficult to find your footing at first. That being said, it’s not impossible. You can do many things to promote and develop your business. That is why we are here. We are going to talk about the 7 ways to stand out as a real estate agent that will help you on your way to success.

 

1. Develop a Strong Online Presence

Many elements make a good real estate agent, […]

August 15th, 2022|

The Biggest Challenges for Real Estate Agents in NYC

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. […]

August 12th, 2022|

Finding The Right Broker

Every real estate agent must work under a sponsoring broker to maintain a Real Estate Salesperson License in NY. Finding the right broker for you is very important. You want to choose a broker that you are comfortable with and can mentor you. Do not base choosing a broker solely on the commission split. Obviously, that is an important factor but 100% of nothing sold is $0.00. 

As a new agent, you are going to need training, mentoring, support, and a company that is willing to stand beside you and your goals. You have a lot of choices. Do your homework. Interview with brokers. […]

August 11th, 2022|

5 Steps to Your License in Florida

There will always be someone who says they can do it cheaper. But at what cost are you willing to take that chance when choosing a Real Estate School provider? Choose a school that specializes in Real Estate Education and not one that benefits from it. If you get excited about helping people buy and sell property in the everglade State, here’s 5 steps to your license in Florida.

To be eligible for a license in the state of Florida you need to be at least 18 years old, a high school graduate or equivalent, and have a U.S. Social Security number.

Step 1: Take the pre-license course

Take the state-approved sales […]

August 5th, 2022|

Don’t be Fooled

There will always be someone who says they can do it cheaper, but at what cost are you willing to take that chance when choosing a Real Estate School provider? Choose a school that specializes in Real Estate Education and not one that benefits from it. You want a school that puts all there focus in their student’s educational needs and has a real life understanding of the real estate industry, not just one sided. Don’t be fooled.

Price Shop Wisely

We have all heard the saying “You get what you pay for” but what is worse is when you don’t get what you paid for. Check your […]

July 15th, 2022|

Your Superpower is Your Why

Let’s take a look at two agents. They both started at the same time, and they both received the same training. However, one is doing great while the other is looking for another career. The reason he is looking for a new career is because he has lost his motivation. A deal he put a lot of time in, just fell apart. He is so frustrated and ready to throw in the towel. Your superpower in the real estate business is your why.

Starting a new career in Real Estate is exciting. But when the excitement and vision starts to fade, you need to have a […]

July 1st, 2022|

The Biggest Challenges for Real Estate Agents in NYC

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. […]

June 15th, 2022|

Converting Time into Money

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 and never have time to enjoy time, […]

June 1st, 2022|

Help Clients Looking to Buy Out of State

Buying property from afar has become popular in recent years. Many were unable to travel due to COVID-19, and others hopped on the same train out of convenience. Organizing an out-of-state purchase can be challenging for both the client and the real estate agent. You need to find the perfect home in a bustling market, so both parties need a lot of patience. You will need to juggle multiple offers, short timelines, and also help someone far away purchase a home. Although you will have your work cut out for you, the experience can be rewarding and closing all the more […]

May 15th, 2022|

Finding The Right Broker

Every real estate agent must work under a sponsoring broker to maintain a Real Estate Salesperson License in NY. Finding the right broker for you is very important. You want to choose a broker that you are comfortable with and can mentor you. Do not base choosing a broker solely on the commission split. Obviously, that is an important factor but 100% of nothing sold is $0.00. 

As a new agent, you are going to need training, mentoring, support, and a company that is willing to stand beside you and your goals. You have a lot of choices. Do your homework. Interview with brokers. […]

May 1st, 2022|

How to Find Your First Real Estate Client

So, you decided to become a real estate agent. You found the right office location and settled in, but you don’t know how to find your first real estate client. We won’t say that the hard part is over, and finding clients will be a piece of cake. On the contrary, we will tell you that your actual hard work begins just now. Now is the time to put all of your perseverance and dedication into being a successful agent. Without them, your chances of making it into this business are minimal. Therefore, prepare to spend many days researching, planning, organizing, […]

April 15th, 2022|

Continuing Education Requirements

In the last two years, so many changes have occurred in the New York real estate continuing education requirements. Most recently, on December 21st, Governor Kathy Hochul signed a series of new Fair Housing bills into law. Including additional required continuing education topics for the real estate salesperson and broker licensee.

What are the Current Continuing Education Requirements?

As of July 1, 2021, all licensees must successfully complete 22.5 hours of approved continuing education. It must include at least 2.5 hours of ethical business practices or NAR Code of Ethics.  At least 1 hour of recent legal matters and at least 3 hours pertaining to fair housing and/or discrimination in the […]

April 1st, 2022|

Challenges Real Estate Agents Face Today

Aside from the costs of starting a career in real estate, prospective agents benefit from facing up to the biggest challenges real estate agents face today. Next to technological advances and online trends, even climate change is exerting some influence on the industry. Some of these problems typically affect real estate agents and brokerages equally. Some are unique to the solo work you will have to do. So, let’s take a closer look at the challenges and possible solutions.

  • Low inventory

The equation is straightforward: Without the goods, you don’t have income. And the real estate market today […]

March 15th, 2022|

Is a Career in Real Estate Right for You?

Eager to find a new occupation or a part-time job? A career in real estate might just be the solution to all of your problems. Many people in the US are interested in finding a job that can be financially rewarding, has flexible working hours, and lets you hone your social skills. Yet, keep in mind that becoming a real estate agent has its own set of challenges you should think about when considering the following burning question – is a career in real estate right for you? Read on to find out.

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February 15th, 2022|

Common Mistakes Real Estate Agents Make

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 that requires
time, patience, and dedication. And if you are just starting your career in […]

January 17th, 2022|

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