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Can I Live On a Part-Time Real Estate Salary?

Allied Schools 2024-02-15

Are you considering dipping your toes into the exciting world of real estate but wondering if you can make ends meet with a part-time gig? The cost of living in California is notoriously high, so this is a valid concern. Read on to explore…

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What Commission Do Real Estate Agents Make?

Allied Schools 2022-01-19

Confused about how real estate agents get paid, or how much?  Since most real estate agents don’t get paid a base salary, commission is a huge topic of discussion — especially for new real estate agents. You might have questions like: What is the…

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California Real Estate Agents Are Essential Now More Than Ever

Allied Schools 2021-12-29

Not sure how to get a real estate license in California—or if it’s even a safe career option given COVID-19?  Luckily, California real estate agents are essential now more than ever. Here’s why: Overall, California Is a Seller’s Market In 2021 Despite ups and…

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Do You Have the Temperament to Be a California Real Estate Agent?

Allied Schools 2021-12-22

From coveted upper-tier estates to thousands of beautiful residential neighborhoods, California is ripe with opportunities for those looking to earn their California real estate license. But how do you know if you have the traits and temperament to enjoy a career as a California…

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How to Get a Real Estate License in California in 6 Easy Steps

Allied Schools 2021-11-03

Wondering how to get a real estate license in California as easily as possible? Fortunately, the requirements for a California real estate license are easy to understand and becoming even simpler to execute these days with the addition of online learning.  In fact, the…

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Where to Get a Real Estate License In California

Allied Schools 2021-10-13

Ready to start your pre-licensing education and wondering where to get a real estate license in California once you’re finished?  According to California real estate license requirements, you must take at least 135 hours of pre-licensing education to qualify for your California real estate…

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How to Choose the Right Real Estate Broker as a New Agent

Allied Schools 2024-03-26

Embarking on your journey as a real estate agent is an exciting milestone, but choosing the right brokerage to kickstart your career is crucial. This decision sets the tone for your professional growth, support, and success in the industry. Fortunately, with the right approach…

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Keep Your California Real Estate License Current with These 3 Tips

Allied Schools 2024-02-16

Are you a California real estate agent with an inactive license, looking to re-enter the thriving real estate market? Reactivating your license is a strategic step toward unlocking new opportunities and boosting your earning potential. Read on to discover the essential steps and considerations…

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What Makes a Good Real Estate Agent?

Allied Schools 2022-01-26

Hungry for real estate success? If so, you’re probably wondering, what makes a good real estate agent? And, you’re right to wonder. When you’re considered a “good” agent, you often earn a higher average real estate agent income, enjoy your work more, and have…

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How to Turn Real Estate Leads Into Clients With Email

Allied Schools 2021-11-17

These days, there are plenty of ways to generate real estate leads for new agents, ranging from sending out brochures in the mail to running Facebook Ads to generate leads almost immediately. But, leads alone don’t translate into sales. In fact, when it comes…

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Using Social Media to Get Real Estate Leads

Allied Schools 2021-10-27

Is social media still an effective way to generate real estate leads for new agents? Often, the answer is yes. A recent survey from Sprout Social, one of the leading social media management platforms, revealed 47% of real estate agents say their leads from…

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Pros and Cons of Working For an Online Real Estate Brokerage

Allied Schools 2024-03-28

In the ever-evolving landscape of real estate, the emergence of new technology has revolutionized the industry. With online tools, virtual education, and even digital prospecting becoming the norm, the real estate game is markedly different than it was just a decade or even a…

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3 Real Estate Agent Lead Generation Tips for 2021

Allied Schools 2021-10-06

When it comes to generating real estate leads for new agents, you’re probably aware that there are a variety of ways to build your database. While it’s nice to have options, it’s also normal to feel overwhelmed by all the different strategies you hear…

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