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Are you aware of the career opportunities available in the insurance industry?

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There’s never been a better time to consider a career in insurance. The industry is growing, but the current workforce is also aging, opening positions for the next generation of professionals. During the 2015 Ohio Insurance Education Day, sponsored by the Ohio Insurance Institute, it was revealed that 43% of the insurance industry is set… Read more

Real Estate Appraising: An Exciting Profession


One of the benefits of a career in real estate is the variety of specialties available to the practitioner. For example, one might want to stay with selling which is the largest segment; there’s also management, financing, construction, legal including title, and development. Not to be overlooked are appraising and consulting which are a necessary component… Read more

2016 – An Impact Year for the Insurance Industry

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2016 looms to be a banner year for the insurance industry in Ohio. A 2009 study showed that 58% of Ohio college students surveyed, plan to leave the state shortly after finishing college. Limiting the exodus of our best and brightest graduates is a top concern. The insurance industry provides many viable options, including jobs… Read more

Be Wary of the Perils of Electronic Communication


Seventy-seven percent of sellers expect a response from their agent within 30 minutes.[i] Eighty-eight percent of buyers expect a response from their agent within one hour.[ii] Do not expect the same from your attorney! All jokes aside, this puts a ton of pressure on agents to respond in the most expeditious manner or risk losing… Read more

Homebuyers Blog Part III: 1 Year Later


It has officially been one year since we moved into our new home, and we couldn’t be happier! But as first time homebuyers, that’s not to say we haven’t had our share of struggles along the way. Owning our own home has given us a sense of pride and accomplishment and we have worked hard… Read more

Start your Real Estate Career


Now is a great time to start your real estate career. Why? Well, there are a lot of reasons. Here are a few: The average age of Real Estate Agents and Brokers is 57. Renters and younger buyers are ready to become home owners. Mortgage rates continue to be historically low. Inventories of “homes for… Read more

Student success is our passion


It’s time for you to get the degree you didn’t think was possible. As an institution of higher education, we believe that all of your coursework serves as the building blocks toward the professional career you deserve. Whether you are choosing a career in real estate or are on a path toward owning or operating… Read more

Linda Hondros honored for Board Service at OhioHealth


Guest Post written by Kim McCann: During a private dinner reception at North Bank Pavilion last Wednesday, Linda Hondros was honored for her nine years of service on OhioHealth’s Board of Directors and the various committees on which she has served. Among those to offer tribute was Dr. Bruce Vanderhoff, chief medical officer for OhioHealth… Read more

“ABC’s of CFPB” Seminar a Success for Real Estate Industry Professionals


On Friday, July 31st, Hondros College held the “ABC’s of CFPB” seminar in light of the new closing documents taking effect early fall. Industry professionals Kevin McClure, Dave McKee and Scott Stevenson conducted a three hour in-depth training in front of a packed house of real estate, insurance, appraisal and mortgage licensees, as well as… Read more

Appraisal Update – July


Tim Detty, CDEI Certified General Real Property  Appraiser AQB Certified USPAP Instructor Hondros College Appraisal Lead Faculty Senior Editor, Appraisal Programs – Hondros Learning Recently, I have been receiving numerous questions regarding revision requests received from lending clients and Appraisal Management Companies (AMC). One question in particular that is frequently received, and has also been… Read more

Developing Ohio’s Workforce


At Hondros College, we are developing Ohio’s workforce. Since 1981 we have been educating and training adults looking to advance or start their new career – adults who really just want a better life for themselves and their families. Our top priority is to get Ohio citizens working; what better way to do that than… Read more

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