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

Hondros College Opens New Education Facility in Westerville


Westerville, Ohio – Hondros College, the leading real estate educator in Ohio, announced the opening of its brand new, state-of-the-art learning facility in Westerville. This facility boasts all-new learning environments and enhanced resources to support students in their pursuit of real estate education and career advancement. Among other features, it provides dedicated spaces for collaboration… Read more

Agent Blueprints for Success: Finding the Right Real Estate Brokerage 


Just as builders carefully follow blueprints when constructing a home, new real estate agents must carefully examine every step they take when building their careers. One of the steps to becoming a real estate agent in Ohio is finding the right real estate brokerage. Finding the right real estate brokerage is critical, as your brokerage will provide… Read more

Becoming a Real Estate Agent as a Senior or Retiree

Blog, Resources

Some view retirement as an opportunity to spend more time on the golf course or to pursue hobbies. However, others may feel uncomfortable with a more leisurely schedule and are compelled to use their retirement to try new careers. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and a passion for real estate, perhaps it’s time to… Read more

How to Build & Drive More Traffic to Your Real Estate Website

Agent Tips, Blog, Resources

According to the technology survey produced by the National Association of REALTORS, 97% of all homebuyers used the internet in their home search. More than three-quarters of those homebuyers used a mobile device or tablet to search for a home. With this data in mind, it’s clear that real estate agents must learn how to… Read more

Hondros College Named as a Top Workplace in 2024

Blog, Resources

We are excited to announce that Hondros College was recently named one of Columbus CEO Magazine’s Top Workplaces 2024. Columbus CEO Magazine listed 85 organizations as top workplaces based on employee surveys conducted in 2023. Survey results were only valid if at least 35 percent of employees in a given company responded. The survey (conducted by research partner… Read more

Ohio Real Estate Reciprocity States: Expanding Your Business

Blog, Real Estate

Each state has its own real estate licensing requirements. However, many states allow licensed agents in other states reciprocity, meaning they can become licensed in another state without starting from scratch and completing all the pre-licensing requirements. (Reciprocity should not be confused with portability, which occurs when a state allows a real estate agent from… Read more

Top Questions for Your Real Estate Interview in Ohio

Becoming an Agent, Blog

For previous job interviews, you have probably prepared by practicing answers to the most common interview questions. But preparing for a real estate agent interview is a different ballgame. While you certainly must be prepared to answer questions, you must also be ready to ask questions. Let’s discuss the job-hunting process for real estate agents… Read more

8 Social Media Musts Before You Become a Real Estate Agent


You probably have a mile-long to-do list if you are just getting started in real estate. However, it’s important that you block out some time each week to work on your social media presence. In today’s real estate market, developing your brand on social media is crucial to marketing your business – especially when marketing… Read more

Is a Career in Real Estate Right for You?

Becoming an Agent, Blog, Resources

You know in your heart that it’s time for a career switch, and you have always dreamed of staging homes, negotiating contracts, and helping clients find the homes of their dreams. But is a career in real estate right for you? Even though you may enjoy reality TV that focuses on the real estate industry,… Read more

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