As a new real estate agent, reading is one of the best daily habits that you can practice to ensure your success. There are thousands of books that can help you develop your skills, learn new strategies, and succeed in your career. To help you out, I've listed below what I feel are ten of the best books for new real estate agents to read.
10 Important Topics Your Real Estate Pre-Licensing Course Won’t Cover
Your Real Estate pre-licensing course will be jammed packed full of vocabulary terms and concepts that you will need to memorize, which is fantastic, and doing so will help you succeed in passing your exams. But what you WON’T learn in these courses is equally essential.
The Importance of Setting Business Goals and Crushing Them
December is upon us! It that time of the year again… not just the holiday season, but the time of year when we prepare our mindset and businesses for the coming year. This is a great time to review the past 11 months, what has worked, what has not. How many of the goals on... Continue Reading →
Tis’ the Season to …
Engage Your Clients, Family and Friends! As the weather changes and the real estate market slows down (historically this has been the case), this is a great time to work on your business. What do I mean by “work on your business?” Not only is this a good time to work on administrative tasks (clean... Continue Reading →
Six Common Reasons Why New Real Estate Agents Fail
And how to avoid becoming one of them.According to the National Association of Realtors, 87% of real estate agents fail in the first 5 years of entering the industry. 75% of them fail in the very first year! These statistics are shocking for sure, but honestly, they are not surprising. So why are these numbers... Continue Reading →
10 Ways to Generate Leads
As a New Real Estate AgentYour licensed, you’ve joined the perfect brokerage firm, you’ve started completing some of the up and running tasks I mentioned in a previous post, so now what should you do? It’s time to generate some business! So, where do you start? Here are 10 great ways to begin generating your... Continue Reading →
The 4 People You Need in Your Life for a Successful Career
A Coach, a Mentor, an Accountability Partner, and an Advocate The path to a successful career doesn’t just include you, while it does depend on you and your actions, having these four-essential people in your life will ultimately increase your odds of greater success: a Coach, a Mentor, an Accountability Partner, and an Advocate. All... Continue Reading →
Should You Join a Team or Go Solo? Your Next Big Decision
Deciding whether you should join a team or go solo in the real estate business is another big decision you need to make upon starting your new career. This decision will undoubtedly have a significant impact on your success. Before you make the decision, have YOUR goals for your business mapped out. Would joining a... Continue Reading →
What Does it Mean to be a Referral Agent?
*Please note, this post is written in regard to the State of Virginia rules and regulations. Please check your state rules and regulations regarding referral status. This post was recently updated for better understanding. Now that you have passed the real estate licensing exam, you have a big decision to make. Do you join a... Continue Reading →
Study Tips for Passing the Real Estate Exam the First Try
Great advice from those who have recently passed the real estate exam.
Steps to Getting Your Real Estate Salesperson License
How to Become a Real Estate Agent So now that you have decided to pursue a career in real estate, you may be wondering how to get licensed? For the purposes of this blog, and since it’s the only licensing experience I have, I will focus on the steps for completing the Virginia salesperson licensing... Continue Reading →