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No matter your level of experience or knowledge, The VanEd Real Estate Agent Blog is designed to help you gain an understanding of the real estate industry and expand your skills throughout your career.
Starting a new career in any field can seem a bit overwhelming. Many people might want to dip their toes into a new industry rather than diving in headfirst.
Did you know that you could actually work as a real estate agent part-time? Testing out the waters might be better for some people looking to try it out before fully committing. In this article, we'll go over how you can work as a part-time real estate agent.
Many people decide to become a real estate agent for different reasons. Some might want to completely switch their careers with a better work-life balance, while others might want to get into real estate part-time for some extra income.
One of the ways you'd be getting paid is with gross commission income (GCI). We'll go over what GCI is, how to calculate it, and how to increase it throughout your real estate career.
When it comes to selling their home, most clients care about two major things: selling their home for as much as possible and quickly. Having multiple agents list and market the home to sell might seem like a good way to do that, but it might actually be counterintuitive.
In this article, we'll dive into the details of an Exclusive Right to Sell agreement, explore its key components, and talk about why it could be beneficial for both sellers and real estate agents.
Whether an investor is interested in flipping houses for a profit or a homeowner is looking to make some renovations, every real estate agent should become familiar with the term ARV to help them with their goal. So what exactly is ARV in real estate? Continue reading to find out more about what ARV is, how to calculate it, and how it can help you on your real estate journey.
When you're making a big purchase, you usually want to know that you're getting what you pay for. The same can be said for one of, if not the biggest, purchases you could possibly make: a home. In the realm of real estate transactions, appraisals are what play a crucial role in determining the value of a property. Understanding what an appraisal is, its significance, and how it differs from a home inspection is essential for buyers, sellers, and lenders alike.
In this article, we will delve into what an appraisal is, the appraisal process, and why they're important to potential clients.
There are certain types of qualities and characteristics that fit perfectly for each career choice. The same can be said for real estate agents. A real estate professional's personality is especially important because it sets the tone for the relationship between the agent and their client. The right personality traits can either strengthen or destroy that relationship.
In this article, we'll dig into the qualities of a good real estate agent to help you enhance your client's overall real estate experience and establish a foundation of trust to ensure your success in the field.
If you're on the fence about becoming a real estate agent, you might have a lot of questions. Should I go into the real estate field? Would I be a good real estate agent? Becoming a real estate professional can be a lucrative and rewarding career. You can help people find the home of their dreams while reaching their financial goals with unlimited income potential. But the industry isn't for everyone.
Maybe you're planning on a big move across the country, or you're just trying to expand your real estate empire. Either way, there are plenty of reasons to get an active real estate license in another state. Reciprocity can allow real estate professionals to serve clients in multiple areas, giving them a competitive advantage in the industry.
In this article, we'll cover everything you need to know about how reciprocity works with real estate licenses in Florida and how it can help you become a successful real estate agent.