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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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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…

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5 Ways to Establish Yourself in the Local Community

As any real estate broker knows, finding quality leads and generating new business starts with cultivating pre-existing relationships. But, if you don’t already have a large referral base or if you are new to the area, generating new leads can be difficult. While novice brokers…

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10 Digital Marketing Tips for Real Estate Brokers

In today’s tech-savvy real estate world, a solid digital marketing strategy and a well-honed social media presence can make all the difference. Together, they can increase your brand awareness and, most importantly, deliver more qualified leads. In fact, according to a survey from the National…

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8 Tips to Land Competitive Listings

Real estate can be a competitive field, and locking in listings is often challenging. If you’re currently trying to get established in a particularly crowded market, some challenges may arise in the form of competition from existing brokers, a personal lack of experience within…

real estate assistant interview

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…

man reading real estate book

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…

volunteers in the community

5 Ways to Establish Yourself in the Local Community

As any real estate broker knows, finding quality leads and generating new business starts with cultivating pre-existing relationships. But, if you don’t already have a large referral base or if you are new to the area, generating new leads can be difficult. While novice brokers…

digital marketing

10 Digital Marketing Tips for Real Estate Brokers

In today’s tech-savvy real estate world, a solid digital marketing strategy and a well-honed social media presence can make all the difference. Together, they can increase your brand awareness and, most importantly, deliver more qualified leads. In fact, according to a survey from the National…

Waterfront homes, Surf City.

8 Tips to Land Competitive Listings

Real estate can be a competitive field, and locking in listings is often challenging. If you’re currently trying to get established in a particularly crowded market, some challenges may arise in the form of competition from existing brokers, a personal lack of experience within…

5 Steps to Converting For-Sale-By-Owners

As a real estate broker, it can be a big challenge to win over For-Sale-By-Owners and convince them to hire you. We consulted national real estate coach Sherri Johnson for expert advice on how to convert For-Sale-By-Owners (FSBOs). She shared some excellent tips on…

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7 Tips for Writing Luxury Real Estate Descriptions

Summarizing the best features of a property with an intriguing real estate description is just as important as great photography. Though writing real estate listing descriptions for high-end North Carolina homes can be daunting, there are ways to ensure that your copy is effective.…

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How to Have a Rewarding Real Estate Career

If you’re finding yourself unmotivated and uninspired in your real estate career, you might want to ask yourself why—then do something to change it. Everyone has an occasional bad day. But if your bad days are getting more frequent, it might be time to…

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Real Estate-Related Shows to Watch During Self-Isolation

With millions of people under quarantine or stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve put together a list of real estate-related shows and documentaries specifically curated for new and prospective real estate brokers. Here are 25 shows that will not only keep you…