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Florida Real Estate License Fees Cut 50%

Florida Real Estate License Fees Cut 50%

Published on July 23, 2019 by Kaylee

The lower renewal cost begins with the next renewal cycle that ends on Sept. 30, 2019. The temporary fee reduction, which lowers license renewal fees by 50% for licenses of real estate brokers, real estate sales associates and real estate broker branch offices will continue through the renewal periods of licenses expiring March 31, 2020, Sept. 30, 2020, and March 31, 2021.

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Millennial Home Buyers What They Really Want

Millennial Home Buyers: What They Really Want

Published on July 23, 2019 by Kaylee

It’s important to understand what features home buyers are looking for in a home and to know how to make sure those features are being showcased, especially when targeting Millennial home buyers. Here are the top 4 selling points Millennials are looking for in their home. 

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Virtual Reality Tour Avantage

THE VIRTUAL REALITY TOUR ADVANTAGE

Published on July 15, 2019 by Kaylee

Drones can help your online listings leave a lasting impression on potential clients and when you use virtual tours for real estate, the customers are more likely to engage with your company as great visuals have more captivating power.

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Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals

Safety Tips for Real Estate Professionals

Published on July 1, 2019 by Sara

Real Estate Professionals, in particular, need to be cautious of their surroundings.  Especially during an open house or private showing.  You can’t avoid showing your clients their dream home, but there are certain precautions you need to take to ensure your safety.  Here are 7 personal safety tips to keep in mind during your next open house or showing.

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Social Media Marketing process

Social Media Success for Real Estate Professionals

Published on July 1, 2019 by Kaylee

Therefore, it is imperative for any real estate agent to use social media in marketing their businesses and listings. And while any realtor can open a Facebook or Instagram account, it’s not always as clear how to use social media as a tool to send the right message to the right people at the right time. In our course Social Media Marketing for Real Estate Professionals you will find valuable need to know information to make yourself and your business a social media success! Here are 3 steps to get maximum exposure for your brand and properties online.

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Real Estate’s American Dream

Published on June 25, 2019 by Kaylee

The American dream. Owning your own home is the largest transaction an average American will make in their lifetime. Conventionally, as a salesperson or broker, you are the catalyst to make that dream a reality. Showing homes, placing offers, negotiating and eventually making the deal. Customarily you work on commission which incentivizes you to get the buyer into the highest transaction you can. To the untrained eye that customary 3% commission doesn’t look like much but as an agent you know that it can add up to thousands or tens of thousands. In 2018 $80 billion dollars were paid in real estate commissions.  This is where the traditional real estate market exists and where current events seek to shake the ancestral market.

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Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against NAR

Published on June 25, 2019 by Kaylee

The NAR, 20 of the largest MLS’s across the country and 4 of the largest real estate broker franchises, are being accused of violating federal antitrust laws by conspiring to require home sellers to pay buyer commissions at an inflated amount.

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Virtual Real Estate

Published on June 17, 2019 by Kaylee

Social Media has become one of the top ways Real Estate salespeople and brokers advertise themselves. You can expand your network, engage business partners and attract new customers all with a few keystrokes on a computer or smart device. Social Media can be the least expensive and most effective of advertising out there today. Forecasts by eMarketer show digital advertising surpassing both print and tv for the first time in history. Now is the perfect time to dive into social media marketing and get ahead of the future of digital Real Estate.

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The El Paso Real Estate Market Is Growing Rapidly

Published on May 22, 2019 by Sara

People are moving from Arizona and California to enjoy the city’s low cost of living or to live near the Fort Bliss military base.  A brand-new three bedroom home with stainless steal appliances and granite counter tops can be bought for just $150,000-$165,000.

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Las Vegas Housing Market is Growing

Las Vegas Real Estate Market Expected to Grow in 2019-2020

Published on May 22, 2019 by Sara

Las Vegas, Nevada is one of the only housing markets expected to grow over the next year and a half. This is in stark contrast to the market they faced just a decade ago. Las Vegas was among the first and hardest hit during the 2008 housing crash. Entire neighborhoods were plagued with foreclosure signs and new construction came to a complete halt. 

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