In order to continue to act as a real estate agent or broker, you must periodically renew your real estate license by your state’s deadline. Each state has different renewal rules, so be sure to determine your state’s specific requirements and complete continuing education classes before submitting paperwork to complete your real estate license renewal….
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Zillow is the largest real estate listing platform on the web with more than 195 million monthly visitors and 110+ million listed properties. With this exposure, agents can capture high-quality leads through Zillow advertising. To capture those leads, sign up for a Zillow Premier Agent (ZPA) account, claim your listings, and opt to begin advertising….
Working in real estate can be challenging. In fact, some agents face truly awful situations—ones their training never prepared them for. The horror stories we’ve collected below can happen to any agent, so be sure to review them closely and take note of recommended ways of avoiding them. Here are the 13 worst real estate…
Real estate license reciprocity gives licensed agents the opportunity to secure a license in a new state without completing all licensing requirements. Real estate portability lets out-of-state agents conduct transactions within specific states, based on local laws. To help agents understand both of these, we compiled license reciprocity and portability rules for all 50 states….
A real estate drip campaign delivers emails or text messages to leads on a set schedule to generate interest in properties and encourage engagement with an agent. Over time, this increases sales. To create your own campaign, choose an email or text marketing platform, pick a template, design your campaign, then schedule and send it….
In Georgia, new real estate agents are required to take a 25-hour, career-building post-licensing course and pass a course exam within one year of receiving a license. To help you choose the best post-licensing course, we evaluated various schools and chose the top six based on course format, variety, price, customer support, and reviews. Top…
To offer valid courses for real estate education, all real estate schools need to be state-approved. However, some students also want schools accredited by industry organizations like ARELLO and IDECC. To find the top accredited schools, we analyzed more than a dozen and chose the six best based on price, courses, reviews, and support. Top…
The best 3D virtual tour software solutions allow agents to create walk-throughs easily and quickly so that buyers can experience immersive tours. However, there are many software options available, so to help agents pick the best, we reviewed dozens based on cost, equipment needs, ease of use, customer service, and reviews, then chose the top…
While state requirements vary, becoming a real estate broker generally requires you to have an agent’s license and some experience in the field, then complete broker-specific coursework. There are many online schools available for broker classes. To help aspiring brokers pick the best, we chose the top six based on price, available coursework, and support….
To renew your real estate agent or broker license in Massachusetts, you need to complete 12 hours of continuing education courses every two years. Each real estate school offers a different method of learning, so we chose the best Massachusetts real estate continuing education courses based on price, reviews, course format, and course variety. Real…
The best online real estate schools offer web-based classes to help aspiring real estate agents and brokers pass their real estate licensing exam and gain continuing education credits. We reviewed 10 schools and landed on the six best—including the best real estate school overall—based on price, availability, coursework, study aids, and success rates. Best Online…
Chime is a real estate suite that helps users generate and manage leads and automate their listing transactions. Prices start at $499 per month.