Thinking About A Career In Real Estate?

Thinking About A Career In Real Estate?

Do you have what it takes?  Several times a year I have people reach out to me or other team members inquiring about getting their Real Estates License. Here is the key advice I give to people when they express interest in selling Real Estate.

You are your own boss

Whether you start your own brokerage, join a brokerage, or join a Real Estate team, you are ultimately your own boss. A good team or brokerage will give you the tools and guidance you need to be successful but how and when you use these are up to you. Agents are paid on commission and it’s up to YOU to go out and learn the skills you need to thrive. My best advice here is treating it like a business, not a hobby.

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Back To School Home Search Tips

Back To School Home Search Tips

It’s that time of year when families consider moving to get their children into a good school district. At realtor.com we recently conducted a back-to-school survey to see how much weight schools have in the home-buying decision. The results show that school-district boundaries do impact the buying decision for more than 60 percent of realtor.com home buyers.

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Make Your Home Feel New and Sell Fast

Make Your Home Feel New and Sell Fast

New homes usually sell faster than homes that have been lived in, and it’s not just because they have the latest gadgets and designs. New homes don’t have a personality yet, so it’s easier for a buyer to imagine himself as the owner. They are always clean and ready to move into, and they have a uniquely fresh, crisp, appealing atmosphere.

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Advice for Buyers in a Seller’s Market

Advice for Buyers in a Seller’s Market

Within the last several year’s home buyers have been blessed with a good real estate market. Interest Rates have been near historical lows and housing inventories have been high. This made for a fantastic “buyer’s” market.

Well, times are changing. Inventories have decreased drastically and the number of buyers and sales have steady and in some cases increased. This has caused a “Seller’s” market. The rules have changed.

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What NOT To Do When Applying for a Mortgage

What NOT To Do When Applying for a Mortgage

Don’t accidentally sabotage your efforts to get a loan!

Reprinted with permission from Holly at Eagle Mortgage Company.

What not to do when applying for a loan. In Holly’s 23+ years in business and as the owner of Eagle Mortgage, she has learned that customers often have some incorrect ideas about how to improve their chances of getting a mortgage. Make sure you have the correct information with these tips of what NOT to do within six months of applying for a mortgage. In our Omaha Real Estate experience, the Blythe Team agrees with Holly on the points below.

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