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How to Become a Real Estate Agent

So you want to become a real estate agent? That’s great! If you’re a people person who loves looking at houses, becoming a real estate agent could be a very rewarding career for you. It has the benefits of being your own boss, working flexible hours, and making a solid ...

Real Estate Agent vs. Appraiser: What's the Difference?

Real estate agents and appraisers play a critical role in buying and selling property. While their roles occasionally overlap, they frequently arrive at different conclusions about the same pieces of property. In this article, we break down the similarities and differences between real estate agents and appraisers.

How to Become a Real Estate Broker

Have you been thinking of stepping into a real estate career? If you want to break into the industry and grow your career from Wannabe to Sales Agent to Broker - don’t fret, this article has got you covered.

Real Estate Agent Fees: A Quick Guide

The fees generated by a real estate transaction are paid by the seller and typically split in several directions, depending on which professionals were involved in the sale. Here's a quick overview of how real estate fees work, who pays them and who receives them.

Types of CRM: What's the Difference?

A strong Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system is fundamental to any business that's looking to grow. However, not all CRMs are the right fit for every business. Understanding the differences between operational, analytical, and collaborative CRMs is the first step in choosing the right CRM for your business.

What Are the Benefits of Contact Management?

First and foremost, real estate is a people person’s business. Without strong relationships, leads, and networks, you will not be able to succeed in the real estate industry. For this reason, having an comprehensive collection of all of your contacts is of the utmost importance. A powerful contact management system can save you time, help maintain relationships, and even boost your sales!

How To Write A Real Estate Blog People Want To Read

Real Estate Blogging – Making Your Mark If you do not have an online presence in today’s real estate market, you are not going to be as successful as you could be. As a real estate agent, having a blog is a big part of creating an online presence. But ...

Don’t Network, Make Connections with Joyce Layman

My guest on this episode of Real Relationships is Joyce Layman, a speaker, author, business coach, connector, and strategist. She is the author of two fabulous books, Just Another Leap, and Your Connecting Advantage. According to Bob Burg, she is the ‘greatest networker in the world.’ Joyce is on the ...

The Benefits of CRM for Real Estate Professionals

Few industries are as emblematic of our dynamic, sometimes chaotic marketplace as real estate. With minimal barriers to entry and the ever-present potential for earning power and flexibility, real estate firms of all shapes and sizes are in a constant battle for market share and customer base in a hypercompetitive ...

Reading About CRM? Here Are the Top CRM Books and Blogs.

The field of customer relationship management (CRM) is dynamic. Any business that wants to learn more about maximizing their client relationships needs to stay as up to date on new CRM developments by using as many reliable resources as possible. Books Customer Relationship Management: A Databased Approach, by V. Kumar ...