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How to Work from Your Car as a Real Estate Agent

How to Work from Your Car as a Real Estate Agent

As a real estate agent, you’re always on the go to show properties, meet with clients, and close deals. Therefore, your car may act as an extension of your office. 

Whether you’re on the go or you need some peace and quiet, working from your car as a real estate agent can be a great way to maximize your productivity and flexibility. However, working in the car doesn’t always sound ideal. That’s why in this post, we’ll share some tips on how to transform your car into a comfortable and efficient mobile office.

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Texas Housing Discrimination Laws: What is the Fair Housing Act?

Texas Housing Discrimination Laws: What is the Fair Housing Act?

Are you thinking about purchasing a new home in Texas, but don’t understand the fair housing laws? No matter who you are or where you come from, you deserve the fair opportunity to buy, rent or insure a property in Texas. 

That’s why the Texas Fair Housing Act (TFHA) exists. It works to protect you from individuals who might try to deny you access to these opportunities. Before searching for a new home, it’s important to fully understand how these housing discrimination laws work. 

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What are the Cheapest Places to Live in Colorado in 2023?

What are the Cheapest Places to Live in Colorado in 2023?

Lately, there has been an upward trend of people wanting to relocate to Colorado. The state has one of the fastest population growths in the country, due to the climate, the mountains, and the culture. From 2010 to 2020, the state's population increased by 14.8%, totaling 5.8 million residents, making Colorado the 7th fastest growing state in the U.S. But is it expensive to live in Colorado? 

The state's cost of living plays a significant role in deciding whether to move there. However, if you choose to relocate, you'll find affordable towns in Colorado and cities with low living costs and high living standards. In this post, discover the cheapest place to live in Colorado in 2023. While some of the places mentioned may not be well-known big cities, they have been selected based on their high quality of life and cost of living. 

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Colorado Housing Market: Best Cities for Real Estate Agents (2023)

Colorado Housing Market: Best Cities for Real Estate Agents (2023)

Are you considering getting your real estate license and working as a real estate agent in Colorado

Location is a critical factor in the real estate industry, and it affects realtors just as much as it affects their clients. Besides, an agent's ability to succeed in the business depends on their work ethic and area of operation. 

In this post, we’ll analyze the 2023 Colorado housing market and discuss which cities in Colorado are best for real estate agents. 

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Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements for All 50 States

Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements for All 50 States

As a real estate agent or broker, every state's real estate regulatory body requires you to renew your real estate license at a certain interval – usually every two or three years.

It usually involves a fee and a renewal application, but by far the most time consuming requirement is Continuing Education, also known as CE. Basically, they want you to take a certain number of courses from an approved source to ensure you're keeping up with the industry.

It's common for real estate boards to require your CE to include specific curricula or, at the least, certain general topics.  

In this guide, we break down the real estate continuing education requirements needed to keep your license active as listed by each state’s Real Estate Commission.

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

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

If you've decided that a career in real estate is for you and you live in Virginia, your next question is probably, "how much does a VA real estate license cost?" The total cost of the application process will depend on a few factors. Find out about the breakdown in this article.

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Digital Real Estate for Beginners: What is Real Estate in the Metaverse?

Digital Real Estate for Beginners: What is Real Estate in the Metaverse?

For a long time, digital real estate (or virtual real estate) meant internet properties that could attract web traffic. At first, this meant websites, e-commerce stores, blogs, and similar domain-based "real estate." Web 3.0 brought apps and app stores into the mix.

Like real property, this digital real estate had both practical and investment value. On a reasonable level, virtual real estate could host commerce, conversation, entertainment, and services like real property.

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Creating the Perfect Happy New Year Email for Real Estate (2023)

Creating the Perfect Happy New Year Email for Real Estate (2023)

The new year is approaching soon! That means it’s the perfect time to freshen up your marketing strategy and generate engagement from everyone on your email list. 

Email marketing for real estate continues to be one of the most effective marketing strategies, with an average open rate of 32.8%. As the real estate market continues to change, successful real estate agents must go above and beyond and develop deeper relationships to dominate their market. 

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Texas Real Estate Home Inspector: What's Included in an Inspection?

Texas Real Estate Home Inspector: What's Included in an Inspection?

A home inspection is part of your many challenges and rewards when buying and selling a home. Real estate home inspectors are licensed to inspect a property during a real estate transaction. This allows for an external, unbiased professional's opinion to provide advice on a house's condition. Continue reading to find out everything there is to know about home inspections for real estate agents in Texas. 

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Real Estate Job Outlook: Is Real Estate a Good Career Path?

Real Estate Job Outlook: Is Real Estate a Good Career Path?

Real estate agent isn't a regular 9-to-5 job with a boss and a salary, and you won't be successful if you think of it as one.

Real estate agents are independent contractors – they work under the supervision of a broker by law, but their hours, income, and advancement opportunities are in their own hands, determined by skill, effort, and no small amount of luck.

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TikTok Marketing for Real Estate Agents: A Beginner's Guide

TikTok Marketing for Real Estate Agents: A Beginner's Guide

In a recent Zillow study, almost 36% of respondents said they'd be willing to make an entirely online purchase of a home they'd never seen in person.

Having an online presence is a growing trend and real estate agents need to be on board and get ahead of the competition with their marketing approach. 

TikTok, the newest platform that has captured the world’s attention, gives you the power to easily create valuable content and reach a wide audience. Understanding how to use TikTok marketing effectively for real estate will demonstrate to your clients that have a competitive edge. 

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CMA Meaning Real Estate: What is Comparative Market Analysis? 

CMA Meaning Real Estate: What is Comparative Market Analysis? 

It's challenging to perform an accurate and consistent CMA. Many agents join the real estate industry without knowledge of this critical skill because it is rarely covered in pre-license real estate courses. That’s why we’ll explain the CMA real estate term and walk you through the steps of conducting a CMA. 

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What is the Best Online Real Estate School in California?

What is the Best Online Real Estate School in California?

Not all real estate schools are created equal. And when deciding which school is going to shape the entire future of your career, it is imperative to do your research.

Real estate schools vary as every state has its own standard regulations for real estate licensure.

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How To Become A Luxury Real Estate Agent

How To Become A Luxury Real Estate Agent

Having a real estate license does not lead you down any specific path. There are many real estate career paths that match the different skills and interests of those with a license. Choosing a niche is an important part of defining your career.

Due to the high earning potential, many people who go into real estate are interested in becoming luxury real estate agents.

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The 15 Mobile Apps Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

The 15 Mobile Apps Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

Become a better real estate agent with these 15 mobile apps that will improve organization, communication, and will help you get things done faster and easier!

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Why Should You Become A VanEd Marketing Referral Affiliate?

Why Should You Become A VanEd Marketing Referral Affiliate?

If you understand real estate and love helping people find their way through the industry, the VanEd Marketing Referral Affiliate program is for you. Our program lets you earn cash for promoting a brand you already know and trust. 

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How to Create Effective Real Estate Facebook Ads

How to Create Effective Real Estate Facebook Ads

Facebook is the biggest social media platform on the planet with almost 7 in 10 Americans using it. Facebook ads for real estate agents are a great way to acquire new clients and advertise their listings. However, if you want to create the best real estate Facebook ads and you’ve never worked with Facebook ads before or need a refresher on the tool, then it can feel overwhelming.  

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Real Estate Memes: How Funny Posts Can Grow Your Real Estate Business

Real Estate Memes: How Funny Posts Can Grow Your Real Estate Business

In this post, we'll go over why you should be incorporating funny real estate posts into your digital marketing strategy and how it will help your realtor business grow, we’ll even share some tools for making your own fun content, plus some tips you should follow when making content.

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California Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Testing Tips, & Locations

California Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Testing Tips, & Locations

The journey to acquire your California real estate license is exciting and challenging. We understand that preparing for the California Real Estate Exam can be incredibly stressful. The exam is the final barrier between a hopeful real estate professional and their dream job.

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New York Real Estate License Search: What is an eAccessNY Account?

New York Real Estate License Search: What is an eAccessNY Account?

If you plan on getting your real estate license in New York, you need to be familiar with eAccessNY.

To many hopeful new licensees in New York, the steps to getting your license can be confusing. Not only do you need to find your ideal real estate school, but you need to schedule and pass your license exam through a different program.

One of the vital steps to getting your New York real estate license includes creating an account on the eAccessNY website. You can access the next steps in obtaining your real estate license through this website.

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Georgia Real Estate Commission: What is GREC?

Georgia Real Estate Commission: What is GREC?

Every real estate professional and hopeful licensee should know the role and function of the Georgia Real Estate Commission, also known as the GREC.

The GREC is a commission regulating Georgia's real estate brokerage and licensing industry. The GREC updates information and sets regulations surrounding real estate career and licensing requirements.

By paying attention to the news and announcements from the GREC, you will be able to ensure your license is up-to-date and requires no additional steps.

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

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

A successful career in New York real estate is highly desirable. This profession allows you to choose your work schedule and map your career. A real estate agent’s income is dependent on experience and hard work. You are not tied to an office for eight hours a day. Instead, you get to meet new people and know new areas of your city. 

A real estate career does not guarantee success, but agents who put in the time and work often do exceptionally well for themselves. After a few years of building a client base and getting to know the industry, agents can make over six figures. 

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VanEd vs Colibri Real Estate: Real Estate School Comparison

VanEd vs Colibri Real Estate: Real Estate School Comparison

This article focuses on two of the leading real estate schools VanEd and Real Estate Express. We compare these two schools side-by-side, so you know which courses and education are best for you.

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Oregon Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

Oregon Real Estate Continuing Education Requirements

In Oregon, brokers and principal brokers must take continuing education every two years. The first time a broker or principal broker takes continuing courses is slightly different from continuing education courses in subsequent years.

In this post, we discuss the real estate continuing education requirements for Oregon brokers and principal brokers.

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

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

The cost to get a  real estate license in Georgia is between $445 and $745 and takes 4-6 months on average. This means you can begin your new career and be just as, if not more, financially successful without debt or years past from earning a degree.

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How Many Times Can You Take the Real Estate Exam?

How Many Times Can You Take the Real Estate Exam?

Taking the real estate exam may be stressful for many test-takers. It is especially worrying if you do not know how many times you can take the real estate exam.

This post goes over how many times you can take the exam and the specific exceptions in various states.

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Georgia Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Locations, & Pass Rates

Georgia Real Estate Exam - Practice Questions, Locations, & Pass Rates

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

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How Long Does It Take to Get a Real Estate License in California?

How Long Does It Take to Get a Real Estate License in California?

Have you ever wondered how long real estate school takes or how long it takes to get a real estate license in California? Learn more about the licensing timeline and how long you should expect to take to finish real estate school in California.

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What Is a Net Listing in Real Estate?

What Is a Net Listing in Real Estate?

A net listing is an uncommon type of real estate property listing. There are several types of listings that all real estate professionals should thoroughly understand. Learn more about net listings and which states net listings are legal.

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

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

The cost to get a real estate license in Florida is between $350 and $700 and takes 4-6 months on average. This means you can begin your new career and be just as, if not more, financially successful without debt or years past from earning a degree.

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How to Get a GRI Designation in Real Estate?

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