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How an MLO Can Find Success in Their First Year


So you’ve passed the NMLS, received your certification and joined a brokerage. It’s official — you’re a mortgage loan officer! Your first year as an MLO will be a challenging one, but it’s nothing you can’t handle. You’ll close real loans, deal with the public and learn about new mortgage processes. It will be the… Read more

5 Actionable Tips to Become a Sales Leader


As a sales manager, your job description is pretty simple in definition — make your sales team successful. While this may sound easy, this is also considered the biggest challenge a company faces. If you want to ensure you are not just a good sales leader, but a great one, you need to learn what… Read more

What Goes Into a Good Real Estate Agent’s Website


In today’s information and digital age, real estate agents need to keep up with the times. In days past you could get by with some yard signs and some pretty business cards. Now, however, having your own web presence is vital to your business. Before You Get Started Before you spend time and money on… Read more

Appraiser Basics: What You Need to Know


A career as a real estate appraiser has a lot going for it. You have the option of choosing a flexible schedule as an independent appraiser or working regular hours in-house for an appraisal company. You work closely with the lender to ensure that the property is valued appropriately, providing insights that are critical for… Read more

Best Vehicles for a Home Inspector


The first decision to make in selecting a vehicle for a home inspection business is to consciously decide to treat the purchase like a business decision, not a personal one. Forget emotion; focus on needs, budgets, and available incentives as you select the ideal vehicle to build your business. Requirements A business vehicle has to… Read more

Qualities to Look for in an Agent for Your Real Estate Team


Real estate teams are a common occurrence in the industry. For experienced brokers, building a team of qualified local real estate agents is an efficient way to be in more places at once, combine skill sets, build notoriety, and make more sales. For new agents, it’s an incredibly helpful way to gain experience and credibility… Read more

Use Your Competition’s Social Media Success to Attract New Followers


Social media is an ideal platform if you want to build relationships with current and future customers. But there’s more to managing a successful online life than numbers. If your competitor’s social media presence, their number of followers, and their level of engagement makes you wince with jealousy, there are a few things you should… Read more

Appraisers Need a Website Too


If you have your own appraisal business or plan to start one once you’re licensed, you need to reach prospective clients. You need to meet them where they’re searching for your service. In today’s digital age, that place is the internet. As part of an all-around internet marketing campaign that includes social media and advertising,… Read more

Your Real Estate Website: Template vs. Custom Design


Real estate classes prepare you to manage real estate contracts and transactions, but they don’t spend a lot of time on real estate marketing. Once you’ve passed the exam and activated your real estate license, numerous real estate companies will want you to sign on with them. Some will offer you marketing services and a… Read more

How to Prepare Your Client for Moving Day


As an agent, you might at times, help clients anticipate and prepare for moving day. You’ll notice worries abound on both sides of the transaction. Sellers must move their things and prepare the house for its next chapter of ownership. Buyers may have anxiety about square footage, appliances or other features they will lose or… Read more

New Appraisal Requirements


Effective May 1st of 2018, The Appraiser Qualifications Board of The Appraisal Foundation has established new minimum qualifications for real property appraisers in the United States. Qualifying education hours are required to become a real property appraiser. As well as, college-level education and experience hours, as applicable. Candidates must also successfully pass the National Uniform… Read more

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