What Does it Take to Earn a Broker’s License?

License Overview To earn a commercial real estate broker’s license, it is necessary to meet minimum eligibility and training requirements that are laid out by their state for individuals who want to take the licensure exam. Individuals who pass the exam must also periodically complete continuing education courses.   Licensure Process Licensing requirements for commercial […]

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When Should You Talk to Your Parents about Moving to a Smaller Home?

Perhaps a good way to begin is to ask your parents if they would allow you to box things up in the rooms they can’t get to and bring everything downstairs (if they have them) for them to sort. As you help them work their way through the boxes, cleaning out each room as you […]

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The Power of Becoming a Real Estate Agent

Most real estate agents are independent contractors. This means they can set their own work schedules, develop their own client bases, decide on their own marketing methods, and grow their business as their own.   Have Control of Your Business Growth There are no limits to the growth of your real estate business, and you […]

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Why Consider Downsizing Your Home?

Property Might Be Too Big A big property brings with it lots of cleaning, gardening and general upkeep—and for some this can become too much. Having a property that is too big for your needs—perhaps because your children have left home—means spending time looking after areas of a property that are no longer being used. […]

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Top 3 Tips to Prepare Your House for a Showing

The “For Sale” sign is up. You’ve completed the big projects and the little tweaks, so you’re hopeful your efforts will pay off with a quick and profitable offer. But now comes the most critical part of the home-selling cycle: the day of a showing or an open house. A negative first impression can directly […]

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