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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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6 Tips to Capture The Best Real Estate Photos

Photography has never been more important in the real estate industry. According to a survey conducted by the National Association of REALTORS®, homebuyers across the country rated photos as the feature they use most when searching for a home online. Web listings or advertisements…

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The Easiest Way to Make More in Real Estate

Learning how to make more in real estate takes time and commitment, but research shows there’s an easy way to increase your earnings: be happy. If it sounds too simple, it’s not. We surveyed brokers across North Carolina to uncover how they earn money…

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Fair Housing, Is It? [Free Webinar]

On Friday, October 23, 2020, our sister school McKissock Learning is hosting a FREE non-credit webinar titled “Fair Housing, Is It?”  Join a virtual panel of real estate experts as they analyze the findings of the Newsday investigation, Long Island Divided, and discuss how…

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How to Succeed With Short Sale Clients

As a new real estate broker, you may want to spend time researching the benefits of marketing to short sale clients. Successful short sale brokers can generate significant amounts of commissions in much shorter amounts of closing time. They often have very happy, relieved, and…

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Renovation Tips for New Homeowners

Unlike many major purchases, homes don’t come with instruction manuals. As a result, the possibility of error, especially when it comes to home renovations, is large. As a real estate broker, you can help new homeowners avoid making costly mistakes, creating repeat customers for…

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How Website Design Can Help Generate Quality Leads

The real estate industry is considered to be one of the most competitive online so it is a must that real estate brokers have a functional, highly-converting and appealing website. It should be something that represents your brand in the best possible way. Brand…

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Conflict Resolution Tips for Real Estate Teams

For many real estate brokers just starting out, being part of a team can be a great way to launch and grow a new business. For experienced brokers, putting together a team can add leverage and energy to an existing real estate business. For…

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How to Use Broker Networking to Create Referrals

Brokers tend to zone in on only one kind of referral—leads that come in through past clients or friends and family. However, there’s another segment of the referral business that many do not take advantage of—broker referrals. These can be very lucrative, providing agents…

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How to Join a Real Estate Team

Whether you’re a newly licensed real estate broker looking for some guidance or an experienced broker looking for something new, joining a real estate team could be a great way to make your real estate career more meaningful and lucrative. However, it’s important to…

5 Real Estate Prospecting Plays for New Brokers

Once you’ve earned your real estate license, you’re going to need a healthy pipeline of prospects to support your real estate career and help keep your business afloat and thriving. One way to build up that pipeline is through time-tested real estate prospecting plays. Here’s…

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10 Digital Marketing Tips for Real Estate Brokers

In today’s tech-savvy real estate world, a solid digital marketing strategy and a well-honed social media presence can make all the difference. Together, they can increase your brand awareness and, most importantly, deliver more qualified leads. In fact, according to a survey from the National…