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Real Estate Broker’s Guide to Making a Good First Impression

First impressions are everything—especially in the real estate industry, where the success of your business is directly correlated to the relationships you build. You only have one chance to make a good first impression, so it’s important to keep this in your mind when…

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5 Tips for Real Estate Brokers to Keep Busy During the Winter

Real estate sales may be slow during the colder months in North Carolina. But that doesn’t mean your real estate business can hibernate, too. Slow periods can provide you with significant opportunities to improve your marketability, expand your client base, and grow as a…

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How to Help Buyers Navigate a Hot Housing Market

As a North Carolina real estate broker, it’s your job to guide people through the homebuying process. In a competitive real estate market, that process can be particularly challenging for your buyer clients. You are there to help them make the right decisions so…

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5 Ways to Succeed in a Low Inventory Market

Are you a North Carolina real estate broker working in a low inventory market? A low inventory housing market means that competition will be fierce. It is likely that you will have to compete against other North Carolina real estate professionals to be a…

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Staging a Home for Quick Offers and Sales

Home staging is simply the art of setting up the property so that you highlight its best features while making it appeal to a larger audience. As the seller’s broker, it is your responsibility to counsel your clients on how to stage the interior…

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Top Blogs for New North Carolina Mortgage Loan Officers

Are you a newly licensed mortgage loan officer in the state of North Carolina? First of all, congrats on starting a new and exciting career! If you don’t have a lot of experience under your belt just yet, no worries. There are plenty of…

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7 Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads Online

By Raleigh Realty Generating real estate leads online is a daunting task for many real estate brokers who may not know where to begin. When it comes to finding leads and bringing in new business, online technology is a fantastic tool. In this article, we…

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What Clients Want From Their Real Estate Broker

Real estate is a wealth-generating industry. Almost every multi-millionaire in the country will say that a good portion of their fortune has been made in the real estate industry. Many will say that having a real estate license was instrumental to their financial success. They will…

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How to “Break Up” With a Difficult Client

As a real estate broker, you spend a great deal of time soliciting to build your roster. The goal is generally to garner clients that will give you repeat business—and good word of mouth. As such, the thought of ending a client relationship may…

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Real Estate Advertising Ethics 101

Real estate advertising ethics is a big problem in other countries with non-regulated real estate industries. Not so in the U.S. However, even in the well-regulated U.S. industry, real estate advertising ethics rules can be confusing. This article outlines several resources and tips that will…

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How to Save for Retirement as a Real Estate Broker

It might seem difficult to save for retirement as a real estate broker when you’re not sure what your income will be from month to month, or when you don’t have an employer-sponsored 401(k). That doesn’t mean it’s impossible, however. Preparing for retirement is something…

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7 Steps to a Strong Real Estate Business Plan

Before construction begins on a home, a solid architectural plan is laid out to guide the construction team. Similarly, your real estate business should start the same way. A real estate business plan may seem daunting to create, but it is critical to developing…