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The Difference Between a Real Estate Broker vs. An Agent

What is the Difference Between a Real Estate Broker and an Agent and How Much Does a Broker Make? There is a lot of terminology in the Real Estate industry and one might wonder what the difference between a real estate agent and a real estate broker is.  Do they make different earnings? There is plenty of information online about how to become a real estate agent, but you might wonder what does one have to do to become a real estate broker in Utah after they are an agent? Real Estate Agent vs. Real Estate Broker When a person first [...]

The Difference Between a Real Estate Broker vs. An Agent2020-01-13T15:09:09-07:00

Building a Utah Real Estate Agent Network

You have just graduated from your Utah online real estate school and received your Utah real estate license, and everyone tells you to build a network of contacts.  What is a network and how does one go about building a network?  Building a network is more than just passing out business cards.  It requires thought and analysis to build the right contacts.  Here are some ideas! Focus on the Right People You want to build a real estate agent network with people of diverse backgrounds, skills and experience.  The people with whom you build relationships must be the right people who [...]

Building a Utah Real Estate Agent Network2019-11-27T14:44:09-07:00

Management of a Utah Real Estate Career

Ask any Utah real estate agent.  A successful real estate career does not come by chance.  It takes setting goals and planning what to do.  A big part of planning is to successfully manage your time.  That is why we are going to discuss how to focus on how to use your time. Time Management Everyone has the same number of hours in a day.  We get to choose how we use those hours.  Time management is about planning how we want to use our time.  You must decide what you need to do to accomplish your goals. Everyone has to [...]

Management of a Utah Real Estate Career2019-11-27T14:39:33-07:00

Benefits of Taking Online Real Estate Courses

There is great potential in the real estate industry. If you work hard and develop the right skills, you can build a lucrative business and enjoy a satisfying career. Of course, like most fields, the real estate landscape changes, and it’s important to continue to learn and develop. If you’re looking to expand your talents, or if you want to become licensed in different areas of the industry, you can take real estate classes online. There are significant advantages to doing this in place of on-site coursework. Variety of Options You’ll notice quickly that when you take online courses, you have [...]

Benefits of Taking Online Real Estate Courses2019-09-11T17:49:08-06:00

Why Do You Want a Real Estate Career??

You are thinking about obtaining your Utah real estate license?  Real estate can be rewarding but also very challenging so understanding the pros and cons is important. Challenges First, let’s discuss some of the challenges to being successful as a real estate agent.  There are hard things that must be done to be successful. Time – It takes a lot of time to build a real estate career. It is not easy building a bank of contacts and customers to generate the number of home sales to generate an exception income.   It is not a hobby.  Start up your Utah real [...]

Why Do You Want a Real Estate Career??2019-10-29T11:42:47-06:00

Just Got Your Utah Real Estate License!!! What Now??

You just passed your Utah real estate license examination to get your license as a real estate agent and are wondering what you should do now. First, of all, you need to treat this as a business and not a hobby and put the time and effort into it to make a career. Here are some of the steps you can take. Join an Agency – As a new Utah real estate agent, you need to join an existing real estate agency and work under a Utah real estate brokerage. A good agency can provide customers, can help with paperwork, will [...]

Just Got Your Utah Real Estate License!!! What Now??2019-10-29T11:37:43-06:00

How do I renew my real estate license in Utah?

Dan Naylor Congratulations! You made it through 2 years working in real estate!  Whether you are doing it part time, or whether you are an experienced agent with many transactions under your belt, you know time is flying when you get that renewal notice from the Utah Division of Real Estate. The Division sends out an automatic renewal notice about 45 days before you need to renew.  Here’s an example of a renewal letter that they sent me. (Click for a PDF) What is required to renew my real estate license? In Utah you need 18 total hours of continuing education [...]

How do I renew my real estate license in Utah?2019-10-23T19:21:52-06:00

Utah 3 Hour Required Course – Mandatory Residential Course

Dan Naylor It’s official! The Division of Real Estate has been working on a new required course for real estate agents in Utah.  After a public comment period, the Real Estate Commission approved the new rule on 6/19/2019. UPDATE: The Division of Real Estate has announced the official name of the course to be "Mandatory Residential Course" on July 11, 2019. Call Now to Schedule a Live 3 Hour Required Course for your Brokerage! 3+ instructors available, and more coming! 801-797-9870 Here are the details every agent needs to know: Starting January 1, 2020 all sales agent and broker renewals will [...]

Utah 3 Hour Required Course – Mandatory Residential Course2019-10-07T13:09:31-06:00

What Top Utah Real Estate Agents Do to Build Their Business!!

You’re a real estate agent and you are wondering what you can do to increase your exposure and build your business, so you are consistently getting commissions.  There are several things that successful Utah real estate agents do. Exposure – Building a Utah real estate business is dependent on name recognition and exposure.  Whether it is comfortable or not, your name must be exposed to the public so that it comes to mind when people are trying to sell or buy a home.  Exposure can be achieved through: Being active in hosting open houses. This is an excellent way to get [...]

What Top Utah Real Estate Agents Do to Build Their Business!!2019-10-29T11:38:45-06:00

Watch Out For These Common Problem Areas On Your Real Estate License Exam!

Whether you're here in Utah or anywhere else in the country, you can't get your real estate license without first passing a massive exam.  For most would-be real estate agents, this is their biggest challenge - and their biggest potential stumbling block.  Passing your coursework is relatively easy, but the exam is another matter.  That's what determines whether you get your license or have to go back for more study. The real estate license exam covers a lot of ground and is designed to trip up students who don't know their stuff.  These are some of the areas of the test that people [...]

Watch Out For These Common Problem Areas On Your Real Estate License Exam!2020-01-09T08:52:25-07:00
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