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How to Avoid the Pitfalls of “My Word Is My Bond”

You’ve heard the phrase, “My word is my bond.” You may have said it yourself. You may believe, as we do, that keeping one’s word is important. The problem is that, in the day-to-day practice of real estate, our words are simply not the…

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How to Embrace Change as a Real Estate Broker

The real estate profession has always been in a state of constant change. It is an evolving profession that has always seen new business models, new technology, new approaches, and different markets. There is nothing new about change. What is different about the change occurring…

[Quiz] What Type of Real Estate Broker Will You Be?

Do you know how your personality will impact your success as a real estate broker? Take this quick quiz to see what type of real estate broker you’re likely to be.   Ready to get your career in North Carolina real estate started? Download…

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How to Build Trust with Your Clients

By Len Elder, DREI The real estate profession is and always has been a people business. People do business with people they know, like and trust and at the heart of the business lies the skills to cultivate and build relationships. Those who do…

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6 Things New North Carolina Real Estate Brokers Should Know

North Carolina has breathtaking mountain views, abundant career opportunities, and awe-inspiring coastlines. There’s no wonder that, according to Neighborhood Scout, North Carolina housing is appreciating at a rate that is making heads turn: 7.24% in the last twelve months alone. Are you thinking of…

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5 Tips for Writing the Best Real Estate Blogs in North Carolina

Writing a real estate blog is a great way for real estate professionals in North Carolina to both build their brand and engage with local audiences. With blogging becoming increasingly accessible due to online platforms like WordPress, Wix, and Tumblr, anyone has the ability…

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How to Land Your First Real Estate Job in North Carolina

Real estate can be an incredibly lucrative field that offers a lot of opportunity for professional growth. There are a large variety of jobs within real estate that appeal to different skill sets, so no matter what background you’re coming from, you’ll most likely…

Instructor Spotlight: Len Elder

In the second installment of our Instructor Spotlight (click here to read our conversation with Bill Gallagher in the first Instructor Spotlight), we talked to Len Elder, one of the leading real estate instructors in the country. In January 2019, Len Elder, JD, DREI, CDEI surpassed 40,000…