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Learn Success from Success

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 meet your goals.

Ask the […]

August 18th, 2021|

Costs to Consider When Starting a Career in Real Estate

Big payouts, flexible hours, the chance to work with anyone and every – it’s not hard to imagine why there are so many people leaping into a career in real estate. And given all the buzz around housing right now – properties are selling in a heartbeat. Home buyers are enjoying mortgage rates that hover near their all-time low, and estate professionals are soaking up a groundswell of opportunities they may have missed from the previous year’s springtime home-selling season. Why not make hay while the sun shines, right? Still, although real estate is rewarding work, there’s a lot to growing a stable, healthy business – especially if […]

September 16th, 2021|

Social Currency is the Road to Real Success

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, becoming what was referred to in 1999 as Web 2.0

Even before […]

September 8th, 2021|

Tips to Increase Your Business’s Presence

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 the side of your “real work.” It is your real […]

August 30th, 2021|

Manfred Celebrates the Senior Home Safety Specialist Course

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 differentiation for professionals. Above all, entrepreneurs and empowers them […]

August 13th, 2021|

Mastering SEO In Your Real Estate Business

As you grow your business. It’s important to understand search engine optimization (SEO) and its potential impact on your website. Mastering SEO in your real estate business if done correctly, as a result you can see hundreds or even thousands of new visitors to your website.

We’ve explained why SEO is important for real estate agents and how you can optimize on-page elements of your website but in this article, we’re focusing on the importance of local SEO and how to target potential buyers in your area. Mastering SEO is the practice of driving targeted traffic to a website from a search engine’s organic rankings. Good SEO includes creating high-quality content, […]

August 6th, 2021|

Latest update to State Exams August 2021

Above all, Here is the latest update to State Exams August 2021. As a result, we feel an enormous responsibility to continue to bring educational opportunities to our community. For instance, Manfred School quickly responded to safety concerns and guidelines by restructuring our licensing and continuing education courses into webinars. In short, we were there to answer questions and guide our students.

Latest Update to State Exams

The corona-virus crisis has forced us all to embrace change.  The state exams are no exception.

  • They have reduced the capacity of students testing at one time. To meet the recommended guidelines and safety requirements to prevent the spread of COVID-19
  • If you have […]
August 1st, 2021|

5 Tips for Building Your Real Estate Career After Moving

Building your real estate career after moving may be intimidating, but it’s far from impossible. Unless somebody moves for better career prospects, building a career from scratch again is not the simplest thing. But before you start worrying about finding the right office location, new clients, etc., remember that there are a few things you will always have: your knowledge, skills, professionalism, and charming character. These are the qualities that made you name the first time around and will undoubtedly shine in a new location. Thus, armed with such fantastic characteristics, you can move proverbial mountains in the real estate world.

In […]

July 30th, 2021|

Five Reasons Why Teachers Would Make Good Real Estate Salespeople

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.  It will be very helpful if you are confident […]

July 28th, 2021|

To DIY or Not to DIY

To paraphrase a famous movie line, a do-it-yourselfer’s got to know his limitations. To DIY or Not to DIY, that is the question? Being honest with yourself about the home improvement projects you can and can’t take on is important for the appearance of your home and for controlling costs. Many people jump into a full-scale renovation or repair project. That shouldn’t dissuade you from making upgrades that can greatly enhance your home’s appearance. There are many ways homeowners can add value with relatively simple fixes. Just make sure you know where to draw the line between a DIY and a professional job.

Valuable Touch-ups

Of course, the time-tested formula for selling […]

July 23rd, 2021|

Broker Continuing Education Exemption

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 business practices and 1 hour of recent legal matters within […]

July 7th, 2021|

Here’s How to Find the Right Office Location

In business, every little detail matters, here’s how to find the right office location for your real estate office. Whether it’s the color of your logo or the location of your office, if you make the wrong judgment, reaching your goals might become significantly more challenging. Because of this, no decision regarding your business should be made lightly. This is even more true in real estate since your success will depend on the influx of qualified real estate agents and determined clients. Again, this is where location is essential. However, choosing the right one can be somewhat daunting, especially if you are […]

June 29th, 2021|

For More Than 35 Years

For more than 35 years, Manfred Real Estate Learning Center has been providing the education you need to get ahead. Consequently, in today’s complex real estate industry. Our mission is to provide a high-quality educational experience. Most importantly, for all real estate professionals in licensing and continuing education courses. Our focus for New York is the Real Estate Salesperson, Broker, Appraisers, Home Inspectors, Mortgage Loan Originators, and Assessors.

As a result, we’ve taken The Manfred Experience in real estate training to a wider audience of students. For example, we now have serving cities across New York State, including: Albany, Buffalo, Ithaca, Rochester, Utica, Lake George, Queensbury, Glens Falls, Saratoga Springs, Syracuse, […]

June 23rd, 2021|

Opportunities in the Appraisal Industry

It’s a good time to become a real estate appraiser! For a variety of reasons. Trained and certified appraisers are in higher demand than ever before. According to the Appraisal Institute. The number of licensed professional appraisers in the U.S. has declined each year for at least the past five years. Many professionals currently in the business are nearing retirement age. Which signals an even greater need for new blood. In turn, means more opportunities in the appraisal industry.

Additionally, some real estate appraisers have left the “field” for in-house appraisal positions in banks and appraisal management companies. Some have stopped doing Appraisal Management (AMC) work altogether. Thus, there is a […]

June 15th, 2021|

What Every Real Estate Professional Needs to Know in 2021 and Beyond

Significant changes have taken place in the real estate market. What every real estate professional needs to know in 2021 and beyond. Therefore, every salesperson, broker, appraiser, mortgage loan originator and home inspector needs to know these present and future trends. In conclusion, being open to changing and adjusting to their market as well as giving them the tools to look beyond 2021 for additional signs of real estate trends.

Identify the Key Players

Identifying the players in the real estate market is very important in any market. Especially in Florida and other major cities in the Northeast including Pennsylvania, New York. Understanding […]

June 4th, 2021|
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