Auctioning Real Estate

Auctioning of real estate has become an increasingly popular way to sell real estate. Distressed properties are auctioned as a matter of course, but the market is starting to see more traditional real estate auctions. The pros are that a higher sale price and a quicker sale. Cons are a no sale and resulting stigma…. Read more

4 Reasons Why You Are Having Trouble Generating Quality Leads

A study conducted by the team at B2B Technology Marketing Community found that 61 percent of businesses polled claimed generating quality sales leads was their biggest challenge. The best way to generate consistent sales leads is by having an appealing and fully optimized website. When done the right way, a website can provide a business with… Read more

Court Reverses Ohio Real Estate Commission

In a recent decision, a Franklin County Court of Common Pleas Judge reversed the Ohio Real Estate Commission decision to revoke the real estate salesperson license of Tony V. Sekulovski.  The Court found the Commission’s decision violated Mr. Sekulovski’s due process rights and the Commission’s interpretation of license law statutes was contrary to law. The… Read more

How to Predict Real Estate Trends

Ah, the mystical realm that is real estate trend prediction. It’s full of fortune tellers and doomsayers and rarely do the so-called experts agree. However, getting a handle on current trends is not as hard as all that. While it’s true that no one can accurately predict the future of anything (sorry Miss Cleo), there… Read more

Alumni Success Story: Denise Gifford

For 50 years, Hondros has educated some of the top real estate agents in Ohio. We are proud of our alumni and seek active relationships with them well after they pass their exams. We sat down with Hondros Alum, Denise Gifford, and asked about her journey to success in the real estate industry. Why did… Read more

Copyright Updates to Protect Your Website

In the millennial age, it has become a necessity for licensees seeking success to have a website that displays personal information, services the licensee offers and, of course, listings.  A lot of time and effort go into creating both the visual aspects as well as the content on a website.  The end result is a… Read more

Do I Need a Business Degree?

Do I need a business degree to be successful in business? The short answer is no, you don’t. Some people simply have the right experience and the right relationships to build a great foundation for a successful enterprise. However, everyone does not fall into that category.  As a matter of fact, Forbes Magazine contributing writer, Eric… Read more

5 Top Real Estate Trends to Watch for 2018

Predicting trends in the constantly evolving real estate market is always a fun adventure! There’s always something new around the bend. This goes for commercial, retail, or residential real estate. Trends can come from anywhere. Anything from rising mortgage rates, falling home sale prices, a phenomenon like the 2008 housing bubble, to the newest trend… Read more

Tiny House Movement Meets Slow Progress

The tiny house movement has continued to grow in popularity over the last few years.  Now we have the United Tiny House Association, a Tiny House Conference, and brokerages that specialize in selling tiny homes.  Tiny houses are even the subject of television and reality tv shows.  Unfortunately, the proliferation of these tiny homes has… Read more

Features of Accounting Packages for Small Business

Real estate is your strength, not accounting, but you need to handle the taxes and other financial matters for your small business. Luckily, accounting software packages make it easier for you to manage these tasks and stay on top of your administrative responsibilities. FreshBooks FreshBooks is an excellent choice for new small business owners, as… Read more

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