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Local SEO for Real Estate Agents: Ultimate Guide to Rank on Google

Local SEO for Real Estate Agents: Ultimate Guide to Rank on Google

In our Comprehensive Guide to Local SEO for Real Estate Agents, we answer the qusetions, 'What Is Local SEO', 'What Are Local Business Citations, and how can you optimize your Google My Business profile to reach more people online.

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Real Estate Listing Exclusions Explained

Real Estate Listing Exclusions Explained

In this post, we discuss what real estate agents should do if the seller asks for a real estate listing exclusion. The answer may surprise you!

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Ultimate Guide to Local SEO for Real Estate Agents - Part 2

Ultimate Guide to Local SEO for Real Estate Agents - Part 2

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What Real Estate Agents Should Know About Moving Company Scams

What Real Estate Agents Should Know About Moving Company Scams

Naturally, one of the most important ways that real estate agents can help their clients is by guiding them toward a trustworthy moing company. In order to do this effectively, though, real estate agents must themselves be educated on some of the most common moving company scams, and how to verify that they’re working with a responsible company.

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5 Instagram Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

5 Instagram Marketing Tips for Real Estate Agents

Are you using Instagram to market your real estate business? Follow these 5 tips for real estate agents to attract more buyers and sellers and reach a larger targeted audience.

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How Much Do Real Estate Agents Make in Denver, Colorado?

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Real Estate Tips - First Things a New Real Estate Agent Should Do

Real Estate Tips - First Things a New Real Estate Agent Should Do

Your first week in real estate will be very busy and may seem overwhelming. Use these tips to help you succeed during your first week as a new real estate agent.

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How to Show a House to a Buyer as a REALTORĀ®

How to Show a House to a Buyer as a REALTORĀ®

As a new real estate agent or REALTOR®, it may be difficult to know how to show a property to buyers. Use these essential tips to help show a house to a buyer and show buyers what they are looking for in a property and what they need.

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2021-2022 Texas Legal Update 1 & Legal Update 2 Now Available Online!

2021-2022 Texas Legal Update 1 & Legal Update 2 Now Available Online!

The new 2021-2022 non-elective Legal Update I & Legal Update II courses (4 hours each) became effective January 1, 2020. Complete these courses online today!

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Get Familiar with 2020 Real Estate Contracts and Forms

Get Familiar with 2020 Real Estate Contracts and Forms

Learn about all of the updates coming to Colorado real estate contracts and forms in 2020.

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The 16 Best Marketing Channels for Real Estate Agents

The 16 Best Marketing Channels for Real Estate Agents

From social media to traditional advertising, these are the 16 of the best marketing channels to help promote and advertise your real estate business in 2019.

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Top 5 Podcasts for Real Estate Agents & Brokers on the Go

Top 5 Podcasts for Real Estate Agents & Brokers on the Go

Here are the top 5 real estate podcasts for agents and brokers who are on the go. Featuring Kevin Ward's YES Talk, the GaryVee Audio Experience, and more. These recommendations are sure to make your next commute more productive.

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13 Useful Time Management Tips for Real Estate Agents

13 Useful Time Management Tips for Real Estate Agents

Entrepreneurs and real estate agents should use these helpful tips to help manage time, tasks, and energy throughout the workday and workweek.

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10 Features of a Successful Real Estate Website

10 Features of a Successful Real Estate Website

It is not enough to simply have a website. In order to be effective, and contribute to an easier and quicker home-buying process for the buyer, your website must be thoughtfully designed, intuitive, updated frequently, and user friendly.

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Tips for Property Managers in Colorado on Marijuana (Cannabis) Laws

Tips for Property Managers in Colorado on Marijuana (Cannabis) Laws

With marijuana regulations continuing to develop and expand in numerous states around the country, landlords need to remain in-the-know so that they can make the most-informed decision possible if tenant disputes or fair housing implications arise. Although there are no simple and easy answers, stepping in to handle a situation as soon as possible may be the best course of action for avoiding unwanted legal action.

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10 Common Reasons Your House Won't Sell

10 Common Reasons Your House Won't Sell

What is keeping this house from selling?

Objectivity is the key. Whether you are the listing agent or the Seller, it is critical to analyze what will keep or is keeping the house from selling. Once the problem is identified, objectivity is again important when determining the solution.

Here are the 10 most common reasons your house isn't selling.

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How To Be A Successful Real Estate Agent in 2022

How To Be A Successful Real Estate Agent in 2022

The real estate industry touches virtually every aspect of life in the United States and most of the free world. Where we choose to live and work is one of the most fundamental choices we make and people make these decisions every day. There are more than 5 million property sales in the United States every year, and VanEd can teach you how to be a successful real estate agent.

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The 5 Best Real Estate Fonts for Successful Branding in 2022

The 5 Best Real Estate Fonts for Successful Branding in 2022

One of the most important steps a real estate professional can take for having a successful, lasting real estate career is establishing and maintaining their brand and image. A brand consists of three elements that help make a lasting impression on current and potential customers.

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Tips for Passing the Colorado Real Estate Exam

Tips for Passing the Colorado Real Estate Exam

In this post, we aim to provide you with the skills and information to pass the state (Colorado) portion of the real estate exam on your first try.

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3 Tips for Taking Better Real Estate Listing Photos

3 Tips for Taking Better Real Estate Listing Photos

First impressions are everything, and in the digital age that we live in, you only have a few seconds to capture a viewer’s attention. In this How-To, we'll teach you a few fundamental principles to help you start taking better real estate listing photos.

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Important Community Association Manager (CAM) Update

Important Community Association Manager (CAM) Update

The CAM licensing program will end at the Division of Real Estate (Division) on June 30, 2019, and the Division will no longer have any jurisdiction over community association managers and related management companies. 

VanEd will offer the CAM courses through the month of June for those who are interested.  Read more about the veto and the executive order the Governor issued which creates a stakeholder workgroup who is charged with making future licensing recommendations.

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Colorado Division of Real Estate Advisory: New Forms

Colorado Division of Real Estate Advisory: New Forms

On May 10, 2019, the Colorado Real Estate Commission (Commission) adopted a change to the Contract to Buy and Sell Real Estate (CBS) forms, and also adopted a new Closing Instructions form. These forms are effective immediately.  VanEd will be including this information into our coursework in the coming few weeks. 

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Colorado Community Association Manager Program Legislation

Colorado Community Association Manager Program Legislation

Colorado’s community association manager licensure program update, HB 1212, has been passed by the Legislature, and the Governor has 30 days to sign or veto the bill before it becomes law. This bill revives prior licensure legislation until September 1, 2020, and creates a stakeholder process to gather information from owners and managers and make recommendations to the director regarding community management, such as the complaint process and credentialing. 

Of note for currently licensed CAMs is the continuiation of licensing which will require the completion of continuing education and renewal with the Division of Real Estate.

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TREC Hosting a Live Overview of Online Tools for Licensees

TREC Hosting a Live Overview of Online Tools for Licensees

Join online Live April 25th as TREC talks about all the recently launched tools which have launched on the TREC website.  These tools and resources are now available, making life a little easier for Texas license holders and applicants. 

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Oklahoma Real Estate License Background Check Process

Oklahoma Real Estate License Background Check Process

If you are an Oklahoma Real Estate License student and have not already submitted your fingerprints to the Oklahoma Real Estate Commission, please be advised, beginning April 5, 2019, all original applicants must utilize the IdentoGO electronic fingerprinting services by Idemia.  

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3 Keys to Success for Real Estate Agents in 2021

3 Keys to Success for Real Estate Agents in 2021

For real estate agents in 2021, the three keys to maintaining long-term success are developing a robust online presence, having an organized, daily routine, and growing throughout your professional career.

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Licensee Buy-Out Addendum Reinstated

The following important Real Estate Broker Advisory was issued by the Colorado Division of Real Estate after the February 4th meeting of the Colorado Real Estate Commission:

Licensee Buy-Out Addendum to Contract to Buy & Sell Real Estate Form reinstated and effective February 5, 2019.

More information and the notice is available in this post.  

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Colorado Real Estate Commission Position on Consumer Data Privacy

At the Colorado Real Estate Commission meeting on December 4, 2018, the Commission revised and adopted a new Commission Position on Office Policy Manuals in response to the passage of HB18-1128 (Protections for Consumer Data Privacy).

We have included the links to both the revised CP-21 and the House Bill in the aricle. Please review these new recommendations for consideration and revisions to your Office Policy Manuals.

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New Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course

New Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course

VanEd launches the online Colorado Employing Broker Refresher Course for brokers upgrading to the Colorado employing broker license level.

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Colorado Division of Real Estate Hosts HOA Forum

Join the Division of Real Estate for this upcoming HOA forum to discuss dispute resolution in any HOA community.

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Instructors: REfresh Expo Taking Speaker Applications

The REfresh Expo features lively industry conversations, an interactive expo and unmatched opportunities to engage with other industry professionals.

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