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. [...]

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 [...]

Being the go-to agent after the deal closes: real estate agent marketing

Working with customers after the closing is a critical part of the real estate agent marketing plan. Client retention is good business in all industry types. Yet, many businesses and real estate agents, alike, work diligently on client acquisition but not so much [...]

Real estate agents leaving a brokerage: 5 things to consider

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Considering changing brokerages? Real estate agents leaving a brokerage should stop and consider these 5 important points. Real estate agents change brokerages for plenty of reasons, but, sometimes, it’s better to fix the ship you’re on than jump ship, experts say. “Certainly, it [...]

Successful real estate agents in demand in 2018

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Real estate corporations and brokerages are realizing proven agents, armed with technology and data, drive sales and the bottom line. There was a time when real estate agents weren’t viewed so much for the value they brought to the table, but rather their [...]