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RE Blog 1.23.23

Why You Should Become a Real Estate Broker

Published on January 23, 2023 by Nate Bortz

Learn about the perks of obtaining your real estate broker license. Be your own boss, gain new skills, and make additional income.

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RE – 5.04.21 Blog

Pending Home Sales Grow In March; Point to Strong Future

Published on May 4, 2021 by Nate Bortz

The National Association of Realtors found that pending home sales increased by 1.9% in March after two consecutive months of declines. What does this mean for you and your potential sales this year? Read on to find out.

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RE – First Time Buyers

Tips For Working With First Time Home Buyers

Published on March 17, 2021 by Nate Bortz

Looking for an untapped market that could help you increase your client base? Here are some helpful tips and resources for working with first time home buyers.

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RE Practice Exam Blog

What to Do Before Taking the Real Estate Salesperson or Broker Exam

Published on October 29, 2020 by Nate Bortz

If you’ve been dreaming of using your talents in the real estate industry, we can help you get there with our Real Estate Practice Exam! It covers everything you need to know in order to pass your state’s real estate broker or salesperson certification exam.

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COVD-19 FAQs For Colorado Real Estate Professionals

Published on October 15, 2020 by Nate Bortz

On October 6, Colorado Governor Jared Polis extended many previously issued executive orders related to COVID-19 safety. Since the Colorado Division of Real Estate “continues to receive complaints concerning real estate brokers not following state and county-issued guidance regarding COVID-19 restrictions when performing real estate activities,” we’ve decided to compile some resources for you so you can continue to work safely.

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MI RE Course Preview

Michigan Real Estate Continuing Education Course Preview

Published on October 9, 2020 by Nate Bortz

Michigan Real Estate Brokers and Salespersons, your legal updates continuing education deadline is October 31st! With our on-demand video courses, we make it easy to complete your CE around your busy schedule. Here’s a preview from one of the Michigan Law Updates courses that’s available in our 6-credit hour course package!

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Leveraging Major Appliances

Leveraging Major Appliances to Attract More Buyers

Published on September 28, 2020 by Nate Bortz

This year we’ve seen shortages on everything from toilet paper to sourdough starter. But while many of those early-pandemic items are now easier to find, there’s another selection of items that is still struggling to meet demand: major household appliances.

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Now is the Time to Become a Real Estate Salesperson

Why Now is the Perfect Time to Become a Real Estate Salesperson (And How to Get Started)

Published on September 24, 2020 by Nate Bortz

According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), existing home sales in August reached their highest level in over a decade. The continued climb in home sales is a signal that if you’ve been thinking of pursuing a career in real estate, now is the time.

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Michigan Online Licensing Portal Update

Published on September 4, 2020 by Nate Bortz

On August 25, the Michigan Bureau of Professional Licensing (BPL) within the Department of Licensing and Regulatory Affairs (LARA) introduced a new online licensing system for Real Estate Professionals. This system aims to simplify the licensing process by embracing the internet and moving away from paperwork.

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National Association of Realtors Disappointed with New Fair Housing Ruling

Published on August 25, 2020 by Nate Bortz

On July 23, 2020, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Secretary Ben Carson announced that he would effectively end 2015’s Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing (AFFH) rule. This is the response from the National Association of Realtors.

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