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Do Brokers Make More Than Agents in Ohio?


Yes, real estate brokers typically make more than agents in Ohio. However, the increased commissions come with increased responsibilities. Is it worth getting a broker’s license in Ohio? We’ll answer the question, “How much does a broker make a year?” and help you decide whether earning your broker’s license is worth it. Key Takeaways In… Read more

Residency & Citizenship Requirements for a Real Estate License in Ohio


You do not have to be a resident of Ohio to apply for or obtain a real estate license. In addition, you do not need to be a U.S. citizen to apply for or obtain a real estate license in FL. However, if you aren’t a U.S. citizen (or naturalized citizen), you must show proof… Read more

Reasons to Become a Broker in Ohio

Blog, Real Estate

Looking to become a real estate broker? Find out what you need to know for FREE by contacting our broker planning services team. If you’ve worked as a real estate salesperson for two of the last five years, you may ask yourself, “Should I become a real estate broker in Ohio?” Becoming a real estate… Read more

Real Estate Commission Changes: How Will Buyers Agents Be Paid?


The proposed NAR settlement introduces changes to the real estate industry, but it’s crucial to remember that real estate commissions have always been negotiable and will remain so. While there may be adjustments to commission structures, skilled and experienced agents can continue to earn a healthy income by adapting to market changes and highlighting the… Read more

Key Changes Mandated by the NAR Lawsuit Settlement


This blog series aims to clarify the recently proposed NAR settlement and its implications for the real estate sector. In this article, we provided background details on the case that led to the settlement, which still requires court approval. Let’s delve into the specifics of the proposed settlement changes. For more details on the NAR… Read more

Networking Like a Pro: Top Tips for Real Estate Networking


Success in the real estate industry hinges on building connections and relationships with other professionals. Networking with fellow agents, lenders, inspectors, contractors, and others connected to real estate can make you a better agent and lead to business growth. As a new agent, how do you build your network? Key Takeaways Real estate success relies… Read more

Average Starting Salary for Real Estate Agents in Ohio


  When considering a new career, the first step is determining whether the industry aligns with your interests and skills. If you’ve already decided that real estate is the right industry for you, it’s time to get started! However, a key question for anyone contemplating a career change is, “What is the average starting salary… Read more

Real Estate Farming Ideas: Strategies for Growing Your Business


Real estate can be a highly competitive industry, where success often hinges on your ability to stand out and establish a strong presence in your market. But how do you establish a dominant brand in your community with many other real estate agents competing for the same listings? Consider this exciting approach to real estate… Read more

Understanding The NAR Lawsuit Settlement and Its Impact on Ohio Real Estate


Recent headlines have brought attention to the lawsuit involving the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) and its proposed settlement. If you’re considering a career in real estate, you may be wondering how these developments could impact your future success in the field. We understand your concerns – there’s a lot to digest. Here’s a concise… Read more

How to Own the Rental Market as a Real Estate Agent


Savvy real estate agents know how to change with the times. Instead of patiently waiting for changes in the Ohio housing market, consider a temporary pivot into the rental market – especially if you serve an area with a high move rate. Forming relationships with rental clients will also serve you well when those renters… Read more

From Contacts to Contracts: Building Relationships in Real Estate

Agent Tips, Blog, Housing Market, Real Estate

Before we discuss building relationships in real estate, we want to emphasize that relationship building should not simply be a business strategy because real estate is more than a business.  As a real estate agent, you’ll participate in one of the most significant financial and emotional decisions your clients will make.  In addition, if you… Read more

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