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Can You Make the Grade? 10 Reasons Real Estate Agents Fail

Can You Make the Grade? 10 Reasons Real Estate Agents Fail

Many students are still getting back into the swing of things this fall semester, but we’re ready to hand out some grades—and, failing ones at that! It may sound harsh, but today we’re taking a look at some of the reasons that agents just don’t make the grade in the real estate industry. Here are 10 of the top reasons that real estate agents fail: 1. They don’t

10 Tips for Surviving Your First Year in Real Estate

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10 Tips for Surviving Your First Year in Real Estate

From vacations to barbeques to backyard fun with your kids, it can be easy to get distracted from your career in the summertime. This can be true in the real estate industry, especially if you’re just starting out. When you’re able to make your own schedule, it can be easy to schedule some down time. Instead of getting off track in your real estate career during one of the hottest time

Why Military Heroes Make Exceptional Real Estate Agents

Why Military Heroes Make Exceptional Real Estate Agents

This month, we’ll pause to celebrate and reflect on all of the sacrifices of our nation’s veterans and the way they have selflessly served to protect the freedoms we enjoy on a daily basis. While they are widely recognized for their dedication to our country, we’d also like to point out that once our nation’s veterans are ready to rejoin the civilian workforce, they make so

Get Down to Business! 10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Agents!

Get Down to Business! 10 Habits of Successful Real Estate Agents!

After the long holiday weekend, many American workers may be having a hard time easing back into the work week. But, the satisfied group of successful real estate agents that enjoys determining their own salary and hours – not to mention doing something they absolutely love – are excitedly grasping their opportunity to help more buyers and sellers realize their real estate dreams. A

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in PA

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in PA

Now that summer officially has arrived, you may have noticed that your friends or family members who work in the real estate industry may be a little harder to schedule some time with…  “I’m showing some buyers a few homes on Thursday night…” “I’ve got an open house on Saturday…” “I’ve got a closing scheduled arou

Got the Back-to-Work Blues? Here are 10 Signs You May Destined for Real Estate!

Got the Back-to-Work Blues? Here are 10 Signs You May Destined for Real Estate!

With the first full week of 2016 nearly under our belts, we can all breathe a sigh of relief that we’ve almost made it through this seemingly never-ending week that follows the holidays. Sure, you may have hit the snooze button a few extra times and it may have taken a few days to readjust to your morning commute; but, the week is nearly over now. If your post-holiday back-to-work hangover has

SOLD! Why So Many Moms Make Great Real Estate Agents!

SOLD! Why So Many Moms Make Great Real Estate Agents!

OK, moms… back-to-school season is here. In fact, your kids already may have started with their first day of classes. If so, you’ve probably already shared that signature back-to-school photo with all of your followers and friends… you know, that one of your little ones waiting for the bus, holding that “I want to be a _____ when I grow up” sign. So… (inse

Is Your Career Destiny Calling? 10 Signs You Were Made for Real Estate!

Is Your Career Destiny Calling? 10 Signs You Were Made for Real Estate!

It’s ok; you can admit it. You’ve dabbled with the thought of leaving your career and starting over. Maybe that thought amounted to you packing up your office in true Jerry McGuire-fashion and making a major change. Or, maybe it amounted to you simply taking a “What is My Dream Job” quiz on social media, only to find out that you actually were destined to be a reality-TV st

New Year? New Career! It's Time to Get Real About Real Estate

New Year? New Career! It's Time to Get Real About Real Estate

Now that the holidays are over and we’re into 2015, it is time to begin keeping all of those resolutions that you set for the new year. Maybe you’ve already put your “exercise more, eat less” plan into effect; maybe you’ve already abandoned that same notion; but, what has come of that professional goal you set for the new year? Have you begun to think about how you ca

A Holiday Message from Jim Saxon

A Holiday Message from Jim Saxon

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