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Who Does the Broker Represent?

The Scenario: Buyers see a house they like and call the listing broker shown on the sign out front to arrange to see the house. While at the house, the buyers tell the listing broker their motivations, timeline, financial information, and their willingness to…

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How to Hire a Real Estate Assistant in 9 Steps

The life of a real estate professional can be fast-paced and demanding. Scheduling, taking calls and handling everyday details can distract from big picture goals, which is why many real estate brokers and brokers-in-charge hire a real estate assistant. If you’re at a point…

Couple entering while real estate agent showing new kitchen

Who Does the Broker Represent?

The Scenario: Buyers see a house they like and call the listing broker shown on the sign out front to arrange to see the house. While at the house, the buyers tell the listing broker their motivations, timeline, financial information, and their willingness to…

real estate assistant interview

How to Hire a Real Estate Assistant in 9 Steps

The life of a real estate professional can be fast-paced and demanding. Scheduling, taking calls and handling everyday details can distract from big picture goals, which is why many real estate brokers and brokers-in-charge hire a real estate assistant. If you’re at a point…

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4 Tips to Network Like a Pro

Networking—a delight for some, a nightmare for others. Whatever your feelings are about networking, it is an essential part of being a real estate broker. However, just because it’s necessary, doesn’t mean that it can’t be fun and personally fulfilling as well. Here are…

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How to Have a Rewarding Real Estate Career

If you’re finding yourself unmotivated and uninspired in your real estate career, you might want to ask yourself why—then do something to change it. Everyone has an occasional bad day. But if your bad days are getting more frequent, it might be time to…

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Start Winning More Listings With These 8 Tips

Real estate can be a competitive field, and locking in listings is often challenging. If you’re currently trying to get established in a particularly cutthroat market, some challenges may arise in the form of competition from existing brokers, a personal lack of experience within…

North Carolina broker using real estate negotiation strategies to close a deal

Key Real Estate Negotiation Strategies to Master

As a North Carolina real estate broker, your income is determined by your ability to close the deal. To successfully master the art of real estate negotiations, you’ll want to find the most creative and powerful negotiation strategies. Finding clients is only the first…

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5 Steps to Becoming a Local Real Estate Market Expert

Real estate, like politics, is all local. When North Carolina homebuyers and sellers are browsing the internet looking for the right broker to guide them through their next transaction, they’re looking for a local real estate market expert. They’re seeking someone with in-depth market…