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Ohio Elections 2018: Be Informed and VOTE

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November 6, 2018, known as the “Mid-Term Election”, marks the halfway point through the presidential 4-year term. Important dates to know: October 9, 2018 – Last Day to Register to Vote You can now register to vote online by clicking this link: October 10, 2018 – Early Voting Begins Contact your local county Board of Elections… Read more

How Appraisers Diversify Their Work

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Most residential appraisers rely on appraisal assignments from a limited pool of lending clients from banks and orders from appraisal management companies. While complaining about a constant stream of “revisions requests” and unreasonable turn-times, you may find yourself ready for something new. But how do you go about spicing-up your work week? Consider Your Current… Read more

How Video Can Improve Your Real Estate Business

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Did you know that 55 percent of all people watch videos online each day? Additionally, after watching a video, 64 percent of viewers are more likely to make a purchase. You may wonder what these statistics have to do with the real estate industry. Just think about it – if there are that many people… Read more

Are There Laws Against Littering On Your Own Property?

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We know trash and blight can stigmatize neighboring properties, they can foster crime and become a public health hazard. Citing reduction in property values along with eyesores, health hazards, and rodents, State Representatives Boggs and Miller have introduced legislation to criminalize litter on one’s own property in the state of Ohio. During her testimony before… Read more

How a Home Inspector Builds Trust with Their Clients

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While building trust is a multifaceted process, what it really comes down to is professionalism. This may sound easy, but it’s more complicated than you think. It’s more than dressing the part. There are several things that go into building your professionalism so you can build trust with your clients. So exactly what goes into… Read more

How to Build a Truly Cohesive Team

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Over 32 percent of businesses polled in a recent survey claimed that employee engagement was one of their main challenges. If your employees do not feel engaged, chances are they will not stay loyal to your company. While 78 percent of companies have a documented employee engagement strategy, only around 50 percent of them keep… Read more

Flat Fee, Minimum Service, and A La Carte Brokers

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The same strategy that low-cost airlines utilize is also becoming more common in the real estate industry. Consumers find it attractive to only pay for what they need. If they aren’t traveling with luggage, why should they pay the same price as a passenger that does? For buyers and sellers, why not do some of… Read more

How Do I Develop a Training Program for My Staff?

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Over $500 billion is lost each year due to employee disengagement. Failing to properly train and engage your employees can lead to big problems in the future. As the world of technology grows, you will have to work on utilizing the latest tools to grow your company. If your employees are out of the loop… Read more

Can I Do Real Estate Part-Time?

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As I teach pre-license, post-license and CE classes for Hondros College, students often ask me if they can work “part-time” in the real estate industry.  My answer to that question is usually, “maybe.”  In other words, maybe and maybe not… First, it is difficult for anyone to jump from the security of a full-time job with… Read more

Are Your Commissions Subject to Garnishment?

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Many licensees believe that because they are independent contractors, their commissions cannot be garnished. This is incorrect. Ohio has several statutes that apply to a judgment creditor’s collection on its judgment from a judgment debtor. One is garnishment of personal earnings and the other is garnishment of property other than personal earnings. The former is… Read more

Insuring a Tiny House

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One popular trend in residential real estate today is the tiny house. According to tiny house expert The Tiny Life, a typical tiny house has between 100 and 400 square feet, while a traditional American home has an average of 2,600 square feet. Tiny homes offer people the ability to be sheltered and protected without… Read more

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