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Best Books for New Mortgage Loan Officers

There’s a lot to learn as a new mortgage loan officer. While it may feel overwhelming at first, time, patience and education will all help. Mortgage education, in particular, will bolster your comfort level and your ability to help borrowers. One of the simplest,…

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Staging a Home for Quick Offers and Sales

Home staging is simply the art of setting up the property so that you highlight its best features while making it appeal to a larger audience. As the seller’s broker, it is your responsibility to counsel your clients on how to stage the interior…

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Top Blogs for New North Carolina Mortgage Loan Officers

Are you a newly licensed mortgage loan officer in the state of North Carolina? First of all, congrats on starting a new and exciting career! If you don’t have a lot of experience under your belt just yet, no worries. There are plenty of…

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How to Succeed With Short Sale Clients

As a new real estate broker, you may want to spend time researching the benefits of marketing to short sale clients. Successful short sale brokers can generate significant amounts of commissions in much shorter amounts of closing time. They often have very happy, relieved, and…

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7 Ways to Generate Real Estate Leads Online

By Raleigh Realty Generating real estate leads online is a daunting task for many real estate brokers who may not know where to begin. When it comes to finding leads and bringing in new business, online technology is a fantastic tool. In this article, we…

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Free Webinar: How to Break Into the Real Estate Business

On September 10th, we’re teaming up with RISMedia to bring you a special webinar, hosted by former president of the Real Estate Educators Association (REEA) Tina Lapp to answer your questions about how to get started in real estate. Join us for this FREE…

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What Clients Want From Their Real Estate Broker

Real estate is a wealth-generating industry. Almost every multi-millionaire in the country will say that a good portion of their fortune has been made in the real estate industry. Many will say that having a real estate license was instrumental to their financial success. They will…

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How to “Break Up” With a Difficult Client

As a real estate broker, you spend a great deal of time soliciting to build your roster. The goal is generally to garner clients that will give you repeat business—and good word of mouth. As such, the thought of ending a client relationship may…

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Real Estate Advertising Ethics 101

Real estate advertising ethics is a big problem in other countries with non-regulated real estate industries. Not so in the U.S. However, even in the well-regulated U.S. industry, real estate advertising ethics rules can be confusing. This article outlines several resources and tips that will…