Five Tips to Prospect like a Powerhouse Agent

Posted on July 28, 2010 by

Positive Ways to Adjust Your Mindset, Call List, Environment and More This is the eleventh piece in our twelve-month Rookie Series. Don’t miss: “Five Tips to Prospect like a Powerhouse Agent” “Rookie Series: Five Things You Should Know About Escrow and Title“ “Five Things You Should Know About Taxes“ “Five Things You Should Know About [...]

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Five Things You Should Know About Taxes

Posted on May 2, 2010 by

Audits, Education Expenses, Residence-to-Rental Conversions & More By Marianne K. Kingman, J.D., LL.M. If you have an idea for a rookie article for the series, please share it with editor@aaronline.com. The information below is for your reference. Remember: Always recommend that your clients seek competent tax counsel when considering issues that may affect their tax [...]

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Five Things You Should Know About Real Estate Appraisals

Posted on April 2, 2010 by

The Appraiser’s Race from Request to Report When an Appraisal Management Company (AMC) calls an appraiser to prepare a report, a stopwatch starts in the race from receiving the order to the finalized appraisal report. First, one appraiser is played against another for the lowest fee and fastest turn time. Once the order is assigned, [...]

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Rookie Series: Five Things You Should Know About Escrow and Title

Posted on January 18, 2010 by

From Disputes over Earnest Money to the Settlement Statement and Beyond Industry Partners Conference September 22 Chaparral Suites – Scottsdale Register Online Learn how escrow and title interact with the AAR Resale Contract! Each year, the Arizona Association of REALTORS® teams up with the Arizona Mortgage Lenders Association and the Arizona State Escrow Association to [...]

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Track Your Success

Posted on November 2, 2009 by

Want to Grow? Here Are Five Areas You Need to Watch Most agents want to be successful, but few agents have the time and patience it takes to analyze their business strategies. But if you spend more time working “on” your business and not just “in” your business, the rewards are immediately evident. The process [...]

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Five Questions to Ask a Loan Officer

Posted on October 2, 2009 by

Tips for Rookies as They Develop Their Network of Trusted Partners One of the first things you will want to do in your first year in the business is to develop a network of lenders that you know and trust. Developing a go-to relationship with a lender or small handful of lenders is going to [...]

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Five Things You Should Know about Home Inspections

Posted on January 2, 2009 by

An Experienced Inspector Answers Common Questions Your Clients May Ask By Randy West Your buyer  may ask you to recommend a home inspector. Your sellers may want details about the process when they hear that a home inspector is coming to visit. So it’s important for you to have some understanding of the home inspection [...]

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Five Lessons on Social Media

Posted on January 2, 2009 by

All I Really Need to Know (About Social Media) I Learned in Kindergarten   It’s true! Yes, there is always more to learn, but you were probably taught what you generally need to know about social media in kindergarten.Share (almost) everything.  Be yourself! Social media is all about attraction marketing. It is personal. People follow, [...]

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Five Things You Should Know about Real Estate Market Statistics

Posted on January 2, 2009 by

A Savvy Blogger and Market Expert Shares Tips on Becoming the Go-To Source Real estate market statistics are a cornerstone of any successful agent’s business. Spending time analyzing and understanding the numbers not only will ensure that you know exactly what is happening in your market, but you’ll be able to demonstrate that knowledge to [...]

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Jump Start Your Career as a Top Agent’s Assistant

Posted on April 2, 1999 by

By Blanch Evans Posted: 1999 ~ Reviewed: 2005 If you are thinking about becoming a REALTOR® or you have recently acquired your license, you are surely wondering what is the best way to get started as an agent. Even though you may get help from your broker or manager, you are still “on your own.” [...]

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