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8 Steps to your new Insurance career in Ohio

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Complete your licensing education Once you complete either a 40 hr. classroom option or a self-study proctored exam with a 70% or higher, you will receive course completion certificate(s). *Certificate(s) are valid for 180 days after pre-licensing completion. Complete the required criminal history background check This must be submitted to the Ohio Department of Insurance… Read more

Student Success Story: Meet Elton Davis

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At Hondros College, we are proud to connect with our alumni who are successfully working after receiving their education. We sat down with Elton Davis, real estate broker and 2014 graduate of the Hondros College Associate Degree of Applied Business in Business Management program. Elton is a thriving real estate broker in the Columbus area… Read more

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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