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What Is Errors and Omissions Insurance? If you’ve just gotten your real estate license, congratulations — you’ve made it past one of the largest hurdles in your real estate career. Of course, that’s just the beginning of something much bigger. Ahead lies one of the most unique and fulfilling opportunities one can have, but before you start

LGBTQ+ Homebuyers and Renters to Be Protected From Housing Discrimination The Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) is making a change that stems from the executive order President Joe Biden signed on his first day in office. It was announced in February 2021 that the Fair Housing Act will now cover those who experience discrimination because

Marijuana and Real Estate: A Budding Relationship As of now, 15 states and D.C. have legalized recreational and medicinal marijuana. There are 36 more that allow for medicinal weed. Other states, such as South Dakota, legalized marijuana in the November election and are set to join the ganja party relatively soon. For an industry that goes through constant

10 Real Estate Strategies for Agents to Get Competitive Listings Listings allow real estate agents to represent properties during the sales process. Without them, you can't get paid. Still, in the competitive world of property sales, it can be difficult to know how to get listings when you’re new to real estate. You’re likely wondering, “How do

Much Like a Man Cave, She Sheds Offer Women the Opportunity to Escape From Life For some, the first introduction to a “she shed” comes courtesy of a hilarious State Farm TV commercial, in which these inspired words were uttered: “Well, it finally happened, Zachary, somebody burned down my she shed.” No doubt it forced a double

Leaving Commercial Real Estate for Residential Has Its Benefits With COVID-19 still ravaging society, many people are reconsidering their careers. This Great Pause is allowing professionals across all industries to take a step back and think to themselves, “Is this what I really want to be doing with my life?” When it comes to commercial real estate agents,

Learn These 4 Steps to Better Serve LGBTQ Clients LGBTQ homeseekers often face an uncertain journey when going through the home search and buying process. Like most minority identity groups, they are at significant risk of discrimination. Take homeownership - LGBTQ individuals are roughly 15% less likely to be homeowners than heterosexuals. Discrimination can manifest itself in a

You Need to Read This Before Deciding to Become a Real Estate Agent Oh thank the heavens, you have found this blog. While you may not know it yet, we have saved you from making a life-altering and tragic decision. We can probably get past all the small talk and pleasantries and assume you’re considering a career

Tight Housing Inventory & Historically-Low Mortgage Rates Fuel the U.S. Housing Recovery A recent report from Realtor.com indicates that as states slowly reopen their economy, the once-stagnant housing market has begun to surge. Two contributing factors to this rise can be pinpointed to the 30-Year Mortgage Rates hitting historic lows (2.86 percent) and a more competitive housing

Troy Palmquist Explains How He Schedules His Busy Day as a Real Estate Agent Being a steward of real estate is a noble profession, albeit one that moves at the speed of light. How many businesses require expert transaction knowledge, unmatched salesmanship, solid people skills, and the ability to manage complex situations in short time frames with

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