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Insider Insights: 10 FAQs For Every Agent

Insider Insights: 10 FAQs For Every Agent

The world of real estate is exciting, dynamic, and full of opportunity. But for new agents, it can also be a whirlwind of questions. Here, we'll tackle 10 frequently asked questions for real estate agents, providing essential information and insider insights to help you navigate your early days in the field.

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What Is Post-Licensing in Real Estate?

What Is Post-Licensing in Real Estate?

Do you need to complete real estate post-license courses to keep your license active? Read on here to learn all about post-licensing requirements and the requirements for Texas, Florida, Washington, Oklahoma, and Nebraska.

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Closing Gifts for Buyers for 2024

Closing Gifts for Buyers for 2024

Buying a house is arguably one of the largest financial decisions someone will ever make. As a real estate agent, expressing gratitude and leaving a lasting impression with a thoughtful closing gift is a meaningful way to celebrate this huge milestone with your client. In this guide, we'll explore a curated selection of closing gifts that buyers are sure to love, creating a positive and memorable experience as they step into their new home.

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Florida Real Estate Exam - Practice Test, Locations, & Pass Rates

Florida Real Estate Exam - Practice Test, Locations, & Pass Rates

This post provides all the information needed to better understand the Florida Real Estate Salesperson Exam. This article contains our most frequently asked questions including how to register for the exam, where to take the test, what to expect on the exam, and additional practice questions to prepare for your test.

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3 Best Online Real Estate Schools in Texas in 2024

3 Best Online Real Estate Schools in Texas in 2024

In Texas, there are many schools to choose from for online real estate education. Some schools are 100% online, while others offer classroom and online courses. View our list of the 3 best online real estate schools in Texas, and the criteria we used to judge each school.

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VanEd vs. Aceable Agent

VanEd vs. Aceable Agent

Congratulations on taking the first step towards an exciting career in real estate! Choosing the right online real estate school can help prepare you for a smooth and successful licensing journey. Two of the most popular options are VanEd and Aceable Agent. Both offer comprehensive online courses designed to prepare you for your state's real estate licensing exam. But which one is the better fit for you? Let's delve into a head-to-head comparison to help you decide.

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How to Become a REALTOR® In 2024

How to Become a REALTOR® In 2024

Whether you're a recent graduate looking to enter the workforce or someone wanting to switch careers, entering the real estate industry can be a lucrative and rewarding career. Below, we'll cover everything you need to know to become a REALTOR® in 2024, including the difference between a REALTOR® and an agent, and the benefits of an NAR® membership.

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Can a Felon Get a Real Estate License?

Can a Felon Get a Real Estate License?

Trying to build a meaningful career is always daunting, but when you have a criminal record, it gets even more complicated.

What professional license can a convicted felon get? Can you be a real estate agent with a criminal record? Can a felon get a real estate license? What does the process look like, and what kind of crimes will disqualify you automatically?

The short answer is that you need to check the real estate commission's guidelines where you live because every state has its own rules.

But as a real estate education provider, we're familiar with the process, which means we can help you understand the big picture and the likely obstacles you'll face below.

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What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

What Do Real Estate Agents Do?

Wherever you go, there seems to be plenty of real estate agents. Not everyone is looking to buy a home, but there is still plenty for them to do. Though they often show homes to potential buyers, much more is involved in being a real estate agent. Read more below if you want to know more about different types of real estate agents and their specific responsibilities and job duties.

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Pros and Cons of Working in Real Estate Part-Time

Pros and Cons of Working in Real Estate Part-Time

If you’re considering a career in real estate part-time, it’s probably for one of two reasons – either you’re looking for a side hustle, or you want to start as a part-time real estate agent with the goal of transitioning to full-time real estate eventually.

Is it worth getting into real estate part-time? How much money can you make? Why is it a good idea, and what are the challenges and problems you’ll run into?

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FREE eBook: How to Start a Successful Career in Real Estate

FREE eBook: How to Start a Successful Career in Real Estate

Starting any new career is an exciting and challenging opportunity. Transitioning to a career in real estate is an especially exciting choice. With endless earning potential, a self-built schedule, multiple career paths, and abundant opportunities, you may wonder why you did not decide to start your real estate career sooner.

Our eBook, The Complete Guide to Starting a Successful Career in Real Estate, answers many questions that will help you have a successful real estate career.

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The 9 Hardest Parts of Being a Real Estate Agent

The 9 Hardest Parts of Being a Real Estate Agent

Before considering a career as a real estate agent, it's a good idea to ask, “Is being a real estate agent hard?”

While there are many reasons to choose a career in real estate, it is important to remember that a real estate agent overcomes many hurdles before their career can take off.

Here are nine of the most challenging aspects of being a real estate agent and ways to overcome them.

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What Can You Do With a Real Estate License?

What Can You Do With a Real Estate License?

You've successfully passed the exam and earned your real estate license. What's next?

While your first thought might be to get started helping clients buy and sell homes, real estate licenses are actually pretty versatile. From managing properties to assessing values, helping with mortgages, and getting into real estate investments, getting licensed can lead to a myriad of exciting career paths.

In this blog, we’ll explore the different career options available to you as a real estate professional to help you decide your next move with your new real estate license!

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Real Estate Agent vs. Real Estate Broker - What’s the Difference?

Real Estate Agent vs. Real Estate Broker - What’s the Difference?

If you are new to the industry or are considering starting a career in real estate, you may have wondered what the difference is between a real estate agent and a real estate broker.

The terms “agent” and “broker” are often used interchangeably and involve overlapping responsibilities, so it's easy to confuse the two roles.

However, the two titles are distinct. So, what's the difference? Continue reading to find out.

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Missouri Real Estate Exam - Study Guide, Practice Questions, & Locations

Missouri Real Estate Exam - Study Guide, Practice Questions, & Locations

Embarking on a career in real estate is an exciting journey, but before you can help clients find their dream homes, you’ll need to conquer the Missouri Real Estate Exam. This pivotal step on your path to becoming a licensed agent can be challenging, but fear not. From learning how to schedule your exam to practice questions, this comprehensive guide is here to tell you everything you need to know to prepare for the big test.  

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Oklahoma Real Estate Exam - Practice Tests, Locations, & Pass Rates

Oklahoma Real Estate Exam - Practice Tests, Locations, & Pass Rates

Are you looking to start a new career in real estate? Do you need to pass the Oklahoma real estate exam? Without any help or guidance, this can prove difficult. However, with the right information and the right license exam prep course, passing the Oklahoma real estate exam becomes much easier. 

In this blog, we’ll provide you with all the information needed to understand the Oklahoma Real Estate Salesperson Exam, and we even include essential study materials and the most frequently asked questions about taking the exam. 

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How Long Is Real Estate School?

How Long Is Real Estate School?

You might be able to become a real estate agent faster than other careers. This is because taking your pre-licensing education courses online is easier, faster, and more cost-effective than earning a traditional degree from a college or university. 

So, how long is real estate school, and how long does it take to get a license? View our license timeline and discover the factors that affect how long it takes to become a real estate agent below.

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How Much Does It Cost to Get a Real Estate License in Texas?

How Much Does It Cost to Get a Real Estate License in Texas?

Being a real estate agent doesn’t require a college degree or the tuition costs that come along with it. That doesn’t mean getting your real estate license is free. From submitting an application to taking your exam, there will be a few fees along the way.

Continue reading to learn more about how much it really costs to become a real estate agent in the Lone Star State.

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How To Become A Montana Real Estate Agent

How To Become A Montana Real Estate Agent

Real estate offers a dynamic and fulfilling career path. Instead of being stuck at a desk, you engage in various activities like meeting clients, exploring properties, analyzing market trends, and staging homes. In Montana, you can pursue either a real estate salesperson license or a broker license. 

In this blog, we’ll outline the steps to help you kick-start your real estate career in Montana and receive your Montana real estate license. 

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