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NCREC Clarifies the Similarities Between Residential & Commercial

Some commercial brokers have been surprised to learn that the Real Estate License Law (Chapter 93A of the North Carolina General Statutes) and the Commission’s rules apply to commercial brokers as well as residential brokers. While there are some laws and rules that apply only in residential transactions, in general, most apply to both residential…

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NC Oil & Gas Disclosure

Effective January 1, 2015, sellers must provide a new Mineral and Oil and Gas Mandatory Disclosure Statement (MOGMDS) to buyers prior to making an offer. NCREC issued a summary statement in the Bulletin regarding the new disclosure. You can learn more about the new disclosure by reading the Bulletin article. Check out the form for…

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The 303 RESPA "Real World Quiz"

In the 303 Postlicensing course dealing with Selected Topics on Pages 135-136 of the Superior School Adventure Guide we apply the provisions of the Real Estate Settlement & Procedures Act to real world practical applications. Here are the answers and explanations for the True/False Quiz: 1. Can a mortgage lender agree to pay for an…

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Best & Brightest Ideas

At Superior School we believe that you should leave postlicensing with some practical and useful great ideas. In the January 2015 301 Postlicensing course at Superior in Raleigh our students collaborated and came up with a list of great ideas. Here are 20 Best & Brightest Ideas that they shared: 1. Use a generalized discussion…

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101 Things Real Estate Agents Do!

In Post 301, our students discussed the building of better relationships between brokers and clients. One of the recommendations was that all agents should have a list of value added services to provide the client. The vast majority of consumers have no idea what a real estate agent does. We strongly recommend that in today’s…

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2015 NCAR Form Changes

Release Date: December 9, 2014 The NCAR Exec Committee approved forms changes to 4 residential forms (Residential OTP, Vacant lot OTP, New Construction OTP and Exclusive List Agreement) and 2 guidelines (to help you fill out the forms) which will go into effect January 1, 2015. The changes involve removing the oil/gas/mineral rights from these…

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What Real Estate Agents Need to Know about SEO

Written by David Zimmerman Most real estate agents get started reaching out to friends and family for new business. Eventually that well is dry and they move-on to expanding their network. For many agents, that can be a vast reservoir of leads. Even the best networkers, however, will reach a point where they can’t spread…

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Checking your status as a Broker-in-Charge or BIC Eligible

This 2 minute video from the NC Real Estate Commission explains how to check and confirm your status as a broker-in-charge or BIC eligible broker. Take a few minutes to confirm you status so that you will know which update course you should take this year.  You may contact the Commission at 919-875-3700 or ncrec@ncrec.gov with any questions.

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