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How to Get a GRI Designation in Real Estate?

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Top Real Estate Niches to Consider in 2022

Top Real Estate Niches to Consider in 2022

In a competitive market like real estate, it pays to think strategically about your career. One of the most fundamental tactics you should consider is finding a niche or a specialty that suits you, your region, and your business goals.

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Real Estate Customer Service: Best Practices for Serving Your Customers

Real Estate Customer Service: Best Practices for Serving Your Customers

Real estate is a customer service business. You're not really selling property; you're selling your wisdom, experience, and professional judgment. Learn how to effectively serve your customers, increase leads, and make more money.

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Washington Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Tips, & Test Locations

Washington Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Tips, & Test Locations

This post provides all the information needed to prepare for the Washington Real Estate Broker Exam. In this post, students will find essential study materials, practice questions, test locations, and our most frequently asked questions.

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Contracts Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Contracts Every Real Estate Agent Should Know

Real estate and contracts go hand in hand. Agents have to know and understand a variety of different contracts to be successful. We discuss those here.

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Real Estate Drone Photography: A Comprehensive Guide

Real Estate Drone Photography: A Comprehensive Guide

Aerial photos allow buyers to get a better understanding of what the property looks like, its dimensions, and the surrounding area. In this post, we dive deep on real estate drone photography – why it's useful, how to get started, tips for the best results, and places to learn more and expand your drone photography knowledge.

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Free eBook: How to Market Yourself and Gain Leads on Social Media

Free eBook: How to Market Yourself and Gain Leads on Social Media

Social media marketing is a critical element of building a successful real estate business. Though many agents find clients through their hobbies, friends, and communities, social media networking is vital to developing a growing client list.

In our eBook, How to Market Yourself and Gain Leads on Social Media, we offer secrets to gaining leads on social media and which platforms to use to increase clients and grow your business.

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How to Look Up Your Colorado Real Estate License Online

How to Look Up Your Colorado Real Estate License Online

It can be challenging to understand how to look up your Colorado real estate license. Whether you are trying to check on your real estate license status or look up another real estate agent’s license status, this is a valuable tool to ensure licenses are up-to-date. You need to take several steps to look up a CO real estate license and view its status.

By following these three simple steps, you can look up a Colorado real estate license and check the license’s status.

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How To File Your Taxes As A Real Estate Agent

How To File Your Taxes As A Real Estate Agent

Every year, real estate agents must file their taxes. But a real estate agent’s taxes are different than almost any other career.

This article reviews the most common tax category that real estate agents fall into and how to manage filing your taxes.

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The Basics of Passive Real Estate Investing in 2022

The Basics of Passive Real Estate Investing in 2022

Don't have the time for active real estate investing? Passive investing might be the best choice for you. Read our guide on how to get started with passive real estate investing in 2022.

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Students Review the VanEd Colorado Real Estate Exam Prep Course

Hear what students have to say about the VanEd Colorado Real Estate Exam Prep Class. With our online exam prep course, students receive all the benefits of a classroom session while being able to study from the comfort of their home, anytime and on any device!

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5 Ways to Learn More About Real Estate

5 Ways to Learn More About Real Estate

If you are looking for real estate agents in the area or want to learn more about buying or selling a home, there are many different ways that you can get information.In this blog post, we will list the 5 ways to educate yourself on real estate and find an agent to work with.

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5 Reasons Why Real Estate Agents Fail

5 Reasons Why Real Estate Agents Fail

We review the top 5 reasons real estate agents fail and lay out strategies you can implement to easily overcome these challenges and succeed.

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6 New Year’s Resolutions for Real Estate Agents in 2023

6 New Year’s Resolutions for Real Estate Agents in 2023

Looking for real estate resolutions to kick your year off? 

Those working in the real estate industry are presented with challenging choices and new information every day. The industry is constantly evolving, so we must do the same! Here are six great 2023 resolutions for the ambitious real estate agent.

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The Basics of Active Real Estate Investing in 2022

The Basics of Active Real Estate Investing in 2022

Real estate investing is a profitable form of investment and can provide both active and passive income, as well as portfolio diversification, and tax advantages.

Unfortunately, real estate investing can be challenging, and to be successful at it, you need to have an understanding of the real estate industry and the real estate market you are investing in. This guide will provide you the basics of active real estate investing to help you start you off on the right foot.

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Can You Be a Part-Time Real Estate Agent?

Can You Be a Part-Time Real Estate Agent?

Being a real estate agent is one of the most flexible careers available. But is it flexible enough that you can do it part-time? With familial commitments, additional jobs, and other obligations, moonlighting as a real estate professional can be an appealing option. Before you dive into a part-time career as a real estate agent, you need to understand what's expected of you and what you can expect from a part-time career.

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Best Places to Be a Real Estate Agent in 2021

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How to Pass the Virginia Real Estate Exam

How to Pass the Virginia Real Estate Exam

The tips listed below will help you figure out how you can best-prepare for passing your test the first time! Find information on how to study the pre-license courses, how to take notes, how to study with other prospective real estate licensees, and how to prepare on the day of the test.

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Pinterest Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

Pinterest Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

While many real estate agents stick to traditional marketing methods, those looking to maximize their list of leads have turned to Pinterest. Although Pinterest might not be the first social media platform you consider spending time on as a Real Estate Agent, there is an audience there that you can use to develop new leads and clients. If you're interested in advertising your real estate services on Pinterest, but don't know where to start, read our guide below

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5 Best Social Media Sites for Real Estate Marketing in 2022

5 Best Social Media Sites for Real Estate Marketing in 2022

What are the social media sites for real estate agents with the best chance of success? We ranked popular social media platforms in 2022 that we thought has the most potential for lead generation from 1 (best) to 5 (worst).

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Closing Gifts for Buyers: 35 Gifts Buyers Love (2023)

Closing Gifts for Buyers: 35 Gifts Buyers Love (2023)

The closing gift you give to a client is one of the most important interactions you have with them. Make sure you make a lasting impression by giving them something meaningful. Instead of opting for a gift card, like so many other real estate agents, choose one of our 35 closing gifts that your buyer will be sure to love.

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Inactive Real Estate Licenses - What You Need to Know

Inactive Real Estate Licenses - What You Need to Know

What does it mean to have an inactive real estate license and do you reactivate it? Read our blog post all about inactive real estate licenses to find out!

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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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5 Steps to Building a Real Estate Team

5 Steps to Building a Real Estate Team

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How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Texas in 2022

How to Become a Real Estate Broker in Texas in 2022

In Texas, running your own real estate brokerage is an attractive proposition. And why not? When you have the required experience and will to take charge of your career as well as the desire to help others establish theirs, you must strongly consider taking the next step in your real estate career. In this post, we cover the steps required by TREC to upgrade your Texas real estate license to the Broker level of authority.

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8 Tips to Improve Your Real Estate Marketing Skills

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How Do Real Estate Agents and Brokers Get Paid?

How Do Real Estate Agents and Brokers Get Paid?

Working as a real estate agent is a job with seemingly unlimited earning potential. Unlike the common salary-based or hourly-paid jobs, real estate agents make their annual earnings based on their real estate sales during the year. But how exactly do real estate agents get paid?

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Congratulations to Our 2021-2022 VanEd Cares Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to Our 2021-2022 VanEd Cares Scholarship Recipient

Congratulations to our 2021-2022 VanEd Cares Scholarship winner, Karen Balderrama!

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Top 5 Real Estate Photography Trends in 2022

Top 5 Real Estate Photography Trends in 2022

Real estate photography trends are one of the most essential topics to understand when working as an agent or broker in the real estate industry.

Today, with digital photography and editing tools, the visual representation of a property is a constantly evolving element of the industry.

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New York Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Tips, & Test Locations

New York Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Tips, & Test Locations

This post provides all the information needed to better understand the New York 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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How to Close Deals: Tips for Success in Real Estate

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