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Free Webinar: How to Break Into the Real Estate Business

On September 10th, we’re teaming up with RISMedia to bring you a special webinar, hosted by former president of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA) Tina Lapp to answer your questions about how to get started in real estate. Join us for this FREE…

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What Clients Want From Their Real Estate Broker

Real estate is a wealth-generating industry. Almost every multi-millionaire in the country will say that a good portion of their fortune has been made in the real estate industry. Many will say that having a real estate license was instrumental to their financial success. They will…

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How to “Break Up” With a Difficult Client

As a real estate broker, you spend a great deal of time soliciting to build your roster. The goal is generally to garner clients that will give you repeat business—and good word of mouth. As such, the thought of ending a client relationship may…

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How to Avoid Broker Burnout

Ever catch yourself feeling like you just can’t find the motivation to complete the work you need to as a North Carolina broker? Feel like you’re caught in a perpetual state of “the Mondays” where even basic tasks like prospecting clients, replying to emails…

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How to Hire a Real Estate Assistant in 9 Steps

The life of a real estate professional can be fast-paced and demanding. Scheduling, taking calls and handling everyday details can distract from big picture goals, which is why many real estate brokers and brokers-in-charge hire a real estate assistant. If you’re at a point…

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How to Use Broker Networking to Create Referrals

Brokers tend to zone in on only one kind of referral—leads that come in through past clients or friends and family. However, there’s another segment of the referral business that many do not take advantage of—broker referrals. These can be very lucrative, providing agents…

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How to Join a Real Estate Team

Whether you’re a newly licensed real estate broker looking for some guidance or an experienced broker looking for something new, joining a real estate team could be a great way to make your real estate career more meaningful and lucrative. However, it’s important to…

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Best Books for New Real Estate Brokers

As a new real estate broker, there is a lot to learn. While it may feel overwhelming initially, time, patience and education will all help. Education, in particular, will bolster your comfort level and your ability to help both buyers and sellers. One of…