Minnesota Real Estate Continuing Education Deadline

On: May 28, 2020
The June 30th renewal deadline for Minnesota real estate agents is fast approaching. Here is everything you need to know to renew your license!

Uncertainty in the Real Estate Market

On: May 14, 2020
The infamous Harry S. Truman once said “America was not built on fear. America was built on Courage, on Imagination, and Unbeatable Determination to do the job at hand.” That statement rings true for all of us once again. We all know, that the current situation makes it extremely difficult to project the future of the economy. Sam Khater, Chief Economist at Freddie Mac, says: “The uncertainty of the crisis means forecasts of economic activity are more unclear than usual.” Analysts normally look at economic data and compare it to previous slowdowns to create their projections. This situation, as we know, is anything but normal.

3 Tips For Real Estate Professionals During COVID-19

On: May 14, 2020
COVID-19 has had a huge impact on the real estate market across the United States. With many states on lock down or encouraging social distancing, showing homes is increasingly difficult if not impossible but there is still a lot you can do to keep your business moving forward.

Five Easy Steps to Get your Texas Real Estate License

On: April 21, 2020
Five Easy Steps to Get your Texas Real Estate License
Texas requires six 30-hour courses to get your real estate salesperson license: Principles of Real Estate I, Principles of Real Estate II, Law of Agency, Law of Contracts, Promulgated Contract Forms, and Real Estate Finance.

5 Traits That Make a Texas Real Estate Professional

On: April 21, 2020
Being a real estate agent means making yourself into a one-man (or woman) show, but for those who are tired of the 9-5 Monday-Friday and have a desire for independence, then this is just what your free spirit is looking for.

Prevent Danger and Keep Yourself Safe!

On: April 1, 2020
Prevent Danger and Keep Yourself Safe!
Agent safety can be tough when your job requires you to perform independently. To avoid issues, agents should be proactive and take safety into their own hands. The first step to doing so is to understand that safety is your responsibility to yourself.

Helping Home Buyers in a Seller’s Market

On: April 1, 2020
Helping Home buyers
Do your best to guide them toward smart choices that will protect them financially, but at the end of the day, remember that you also must deliver a house they’ll love.

Minnesota Real Estate 6/30 Renewal Deadline

On: February 21, 2020
Minnesota Real Estate 630 Renewal Deadline
Continuing education must be completed by June 30th, however, if you wait until the last two weeks of June to complete your continuing education you risk having your license lapse as well. It takes the state time to process realtor renewals, if your renewal is not processed by July 10th your license will lapse.

Agents Subpoenaed in New York

On: February 21, 2020
Agents Subpoenaed in New York
The New York State Senate issued 25 subpoenas to real estate agents and companies as part of  a probe into housing discrimination. The housing issues were brought to light in Newsday's 'Long Island Divided' series. The Newsday investigation tested 93 real estate agents and 5,763 listings over the course of three years. They uncovered evidence of widespread unequal treatment by the agents. 

Takeaways From ICNY 2020

On: February 20, 2020
New York City's The Close is a company dedicated to providing marketing, lead generation, technology, and team building tips to Real Estate Agents. They recently attended the Inman Connect 2020 conference and shared their key takeaways from the event. Below is a short list of their findings, to learn more view the full article.