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Five insider tips to prepare for real estate exams The sheer amount of material that is covered on the real estate licensing exam can be overwhelming. The exam tests for basic knowledge of the English language, math computations common to the field and business practices;  an understanding of the principles of real estate and property transfers; and a general and fair understanding of the obligations between the client and the real estate agent. After the classes and the studying, you want to be prepared for ... read more
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Four Myths About Real Estate Careers

Posted by Ryan Olson on May 12, 2016 in No Category
Four Myths About Real Estate Careers A career in real estate can be hugely satisfying. You get to help people find the home of their dreams and guide them through the biggest transaction of their lives. But there are a lot of misconceptions about being a real estate agent, some of which are bolstered by reality TV shows featuring agents with seven-figure incomes, Bentleys and multimillion-dollar digs of their own. In actuality, the typical full-time agent sold about $1.7 million in volume and made about $45,800 i... read more
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Five tips for choosing a real estate company to work for It’s true that change requires courage. It also requires a little homework. If you’re considering a new career in real estate or you’re already an agent and looking for a new company to back you up, you’ll want to find a real estate brokerage that will invest in you—and your success. Following are five tips for spotting such a company. 1. Company culture. Real estate is a highly competitive business, so you’ll want to... read more
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Three signs a real estate career might be right for you A career as a real estate agent keeps appearing near the top of best jobs in America. The growth outlook is positive, there’s plenty of room for upward mobility and the licensing and training requirements are reasonable and can be accomplished quickly. Sounds good, right? But is it really for you? Following are three signs a real estate career might be right for you.   #1 You want to be your own boss. Real estate agents work as independent cont... read more
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Commercial vs Residential

Posted by Ryan Olson on May 12, 2016 in No Category
Commercial or Residential Real Estate: Which Career is Right for You?   Choosing a career in real estate is a big decision. But deciding which type of real estate agent you want to be in is just as important and equally as complex. That’s because both commercial and residential real estate careers are highly nuanced, requiring different skill sets, flexibility and commitment. While many real estate professionals find success in both commercial and residential, here are four factors to consider:  ... read more
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