Pending home sales

Pending Home Sales are Surging

The rise in home sales is expected to continue. Real estate sales are looking rosy as recent reports show an upsurge in sales. As distressed sales of foreclosed homes decline and first-time homebuyers increase, that makes it a great time for interested persons to get licensed as a realtor to start a new career. Those…

Emojis for realtors

Emojis for Realtors are Here – Should You Use Them?

If you are paying attention to smartphone interactions, it is clear that the language of millennials is clearly turning toward the emoji. That is not to say that language is becoming too simplified. Instead, it is expanding. Now, emojis designed just for realtors designed by the California Association of Realtors have hit the app store.…

Illegal financing red flags

Realtors, Watch for These Illegal Financing Red Flags

As real estate professionals know, selling a property can raise a red flag at times, particularly when it is a cash sale for a luxury property. This was brought to light recently by an investigation into a money-laundering scheme in the Miami area uncovered by investigative reporters and linking to offshore shell companies. While shell…

Realtors are Getting Younger and More Diverse

More younger people are becoming real estate agents. The National Association of Realtors has released a report saying that the age of real estate agents is getting younger. The 2016 survey that queried 150,024 members of the association showed that more young individuals are entering the profession when compared with previous years. Younger people are…

Real estate school

10 Reasons to Go to Real Estate School

With realtors selling 4,940,000 homes in 2014, according to the National Association of Realtors, it is not surprising that new individuals are entering the field as brokers and salespersons. There are many reasons for a person deciding on a career path to consider going to real estate school. Knowing what it entails can help an…