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Errors and Omissions Insurance for Real Estate Agents
Get the facts about errors and omissions insurance for real estate agents. E&O is your protection from lawsuits filed by unhappy clients and customers.
Get Your Home Sales to the Closing Table
Getting a real estate sales contract doesn't signal the end of your work with that client, it's just the beginning. There's a lot more work to do before the buyer and seller meet for closing. This advice will help you get there.
How To Calculate Real Estate Commissions
New real estate agents sometimes aren't aware that commissions are usually shared by all agencies who participate in a sale. Here are some examples that show how commissions are split.
How To Find a Job in Real Estate
This simple how-to article gives you a step by step look at the process you must follow to find a job as a real estate agent.
How to Measure and Calculate Residential Square Footage
Each year, home owners discover that their new home's square footage is not the figure stated when the home was advertised. Real estate agents and for sale by owner sellers can reduce their risks of lawsuit by knowing how use accepted standards to measure and calculate a home's square footage.
Interviewing for a Real Estate Agent Job
Looking for a real estate career? Interviewing for a real estate agent position requires different techniques than those you use when applying for most jobs. Get the facts before your interview.
Preparing Your Sellers for Home Showings
Advice for real estate agents. Take time to prepare your sellers for the realities of showing a home. When home sellers understand that a good showing might result in a good offer, they are usually willing to comply with your requests.
Safety Tips for Real Estate Agents
Real estate agents have historically felt safe while performing their jobs, but the trend has shifted in recent years, with a number of agents raped, robbed and murdered while showing homes and other properties. There are several things you can do to help keep yourself safe.
Sales Techniques for Real Estate Pros
Successful real estate agents know that asking the right questions is an important part of working with home buyers. Use these tips to refine your sales skills.
So You Want to Become a Real Estate Agent
You've decided you want to become a real estate agent, but what's your motivation? It can be a rewarding career choice, but it's definitely not a job for everyone. Here's some advice to help you determine if a career in real estate is right for you.
Special Designation Programs for Real Estate Agents
Real estate agent pre-licensing classes teach you about real estate laws and customs in your state, but they don't teach you how to manage and promote your business or work effectively with consumers. Some agents accomplish that by participating in one or more special designation programs.
What is a REALTORŪ?
Some people call all real estate agents "Realtors" without realizing that not every agent can legally use the title. When join become Realtors they must agree to conduct their business in a way that adheres to the rules of the National Association of Realtors, NAR, including its Code of Ethics. Here are some Realtor basics.

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