30 Safety Tips to Help Keep Real Estate Agents Safe on the Job

With September designated as REALTOR® Safety Month, OnCourse Learning Real Estate is offering 30 tips — one for each day of the month — to keep real estate agents safe during property showings. “Safety should be top of mind with every real estate agent [...]

Agents: simple safety checks can prevent big problems

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Real estate agents are required to disclose a home’s material defects to buyers before selling a home. But agents can’t disclose what they don’t know. Enter the simple safety check. Despite mandatory disclosures and even a thorough home inspection, sometimes important safety issues [...]

Lifelong learning for a lifetime of success

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New e-book to inspire you to get started or continue your learning journey Helping people get started and succeed in their chosen professions is our passion. It’s embedded in the foundation of everything we do. We’ve taken some of the best research, statistics [...]

4 considerations when choosing a real estate brokerage

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Real estate agents operate under the supervision of a managing or principal broker. Since the broker relationship affects the sales, commissions, reputation and satisfaction of a real estate salesperson, choosing a real estate brokerage can drastically affect your career. It’s important to do [...]

Real estate professionals keep client secrets

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Brian Swan Learn more about why real estate professionals don't talk about their clients' reasons for moving, financial issues, or moving timelines. Brian Swan of OnCourse Learning authored an article on the subject in the June 2018 issue of  Salt Lake Realtor. [...]

Could a real estate appraisal career be right for you?

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A real estate appraisal career is perfect for those who have an analytical mind, like to work independently, and seek stability in the real estate market. Appraisals are used for more than lending Real estate appraisers provide a value estimate on land and [...]

How to decide if a real estate career is right for you

Entrepreneurs who can sell, communicate, and network make perfect candidates for a real estate career Enrolling in an online real estate school could be the first step toward a satisfying career. Potential real estate students should spend some time considering what makes an [...]

Key traits that lead to real estate brokerage success

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Successful brokers often share key traits, according to real estate experts. Jo Ann Stevens Real estate agents who align with professionals who exemplify the leadership characteristics necessary for real estate brokerage success often find their careers reach new levels, according to [...]

Millennials, silent generation drive desire for walkable communities, say Realtors

It is no longer just millennials propelling interest in walkable communities, according to a press release from the National Association of Realtors. Members of the silent or greatest generation, those born before 1944, also prefer smaller homes in neighborhoods with easy walks to [...]

Be yourself: Effective blogging comes from the heart

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Blogging is a great way to market your real estate business, as long as your content is sincere.