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5 Tips for Real Estate Brokers to Keep Busy During the Winter

Real estate sales may be slow during the colder months in North Carolina. But that doesn’t mean your real estate business can hibernate, too. Slow periods can provide you with significant opportunities to improve your marketability, expand your client base, and grow as a…

How to Land Your First North Carolina Real Estate Listing

Getting started in real estate is no easy task, and many new North Carolina real estate brokers simply aren’t prepared for the hard work that goes into creating a successful career. Building a solid real estate business takes hard work and commitment, particularly when…

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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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How to Use Broker Networking to Create Referrals

Brokers tend to zone in on only one kind of referral—leads that come in through past clients or friends and family. However, there’s another segment of the referral business that many do not take advantage of—broker referrals. These can be very lucrative, providing agents…

How to Build Your Sphere of Influence

For newly licensed real estate brokers, the most important thing to figure out is how to get real estate clients. To help you out, we have a few ideas for building your online and offline spheres of influence. Building your offline sphere of influence…

5 Real Estate Prospecting Plays for New Brokers

Once you’ve earned your real estate license, you’re going to need a healthy pipeline of prospects to support your real estate career and help keep your business afloat and thriving. One way to build up that pipeline is through time-tested real estate prospecting plays. Here’s…

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5 Ways to Establish Yourself in the Local Community

As any real estate broker knows, finding quality leads and generating new business starts with cultivating pre-existing relationships. But, if you don’t already have a large referral base or if you are new to the area, generating new leads can be difficult. While novice brokers…

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Building Your Real Estate Personal Brand as a New Broker

Personal real estate branding is the process of developing your own individual brand and fostering local brand recognition. If you think about the products and services you use regularly, you probably get a quick glimpse of their logo or brand in your mind. As…

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Real Estate-Related Shows to Watch During Self-Isolation

With millions of people under quarantine or stay-at-home orders due to the coronavirus pandemic, we’ve put together a list of real estate-related shows and documentaries specifically curated for new and prospective real estate brokers. Here are 25 shows that will not only keep you…