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5 Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Have

Real estate skills must be varied, as agents work with people, finances, and art, such as interior design and architecture. To stand out in the competitive real estate industry, here are five skills every real estate agent should have.      Communication Skills  What makes a good realtor? In a report by the National Association of REALTORS®, 86% of dual specialist respondents indicated that superior communication capabilities are one of the most foremost skills for residential real estate agents. The communication skills of real estate professionals is more developed as they work with diverse clients. Clients use various communication tools such as [...]

5 Skills Every Real Estate Agent Should Have2022-06-15T04:56:24-06:00

3 Things That a Real Estate Agent Should Never Do

When you start out as a real estate agent, you will hear about numerous things that you should do to make a success of your new career: communicate effectively, invest in good marketing, etc. However, many experienced agents will also talk about the mistakes they have made that should be avoided at all costs. There are many pitfalls that you should steer clear of, but let’s take a look at three of the most common real estate agent mistakes that can adversely affect your chances of success. Expect Immediate Results After you receive your license, you will undoubtedly be raring [...]

3 Things That a Real Estate Agent Should Never Do2022-07-07T19:10:15-06:00

4 Reasons Why you should Become a Real Estate Agent

Are you about to finish high school or college and still unsure about where to start your career? Perhaps you have been working for many years but feel it is time to change careers. Either way, you may want to consider a move into real estate. “Why become a real estate agent?” you ask. For starters, it is open to anybody over the age of 18 with a high school education. That is all you need to get in at the entry-level. Once you are licensed, you can create a gratifying career with the potential for enormous flexibility and excellent [...]

4 Reasons Why you should Become a Real Estate Agent2022-06-17T06:58:17-06:00

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in 5 Simple Steps

Are you thinking of entering the real estate industry? It is a smart move. As a successful real estate agent, you can control your work schedule, generate an excellent income and get involved in the exciting developments that are always happening in the property industry. As for how to become a real estate agent, it only takes five simple steps. Note that these steps are simple, but not necessarily easy. They will require a great deal of hard work on your part. However, just take them one step at a time, and you can be a licensed real estate agent [...]

How to Become a Real Estate Agent in 5 Simple Steps2022-06-17T06:56:39-06:00

America’s Housing Market is Overheating: What Does This Mean?

The U.S housing market has been sizzling away for some time now, defying the odds against a backdrop of global pandemic conditions, and it's showing no signs of significantly slowing down. With appreciation figures regularly reaching double digits and buyers often caught up in fierce bidding wars, there is no shortage of action. So what does it all mean moving forwards? Photo by Ian MacDonald on UnsplashIs it a bubble that's destined to burst?According to the National Association of Realtors, existing home values catapulted to a record 17.2 percent between March 2020 and March 2021. While this climb overtook the appreciation pace of [...]

America’s Housing Market is Overheating: What Does This Mean?2022-03-11T11:50:52-07:00

Utah Real Estate Qualifying Questions for Real Estate Sales Agent License

When you apply for a real estate sales agent license or real estate broker license, you have to affirm that you are qualified. As part of the application, you will have to answer these questions: Real Estate Qualifying Questions: Have you ever held a real estate registration, license, or certification in any jurisdiction other than Utah? Have you ever had a license or registration of any kind in appraisal, mortgage, real estate, or any other occupation or profession, denied, restricted, suspended, placed on probation, or revoked? Have you ever resigned, surrendered, or allowed a professional registration, license, or certificate to [...]

Utah Real Estate Qualifying Questions for Real Estate Sales Agent License2022-01-31T12:04:33-07:00

Buying a House: Tips to Help You Navigate the Process and Find a Place

Purchasing a house will be one of the major financial decisions you’ll make in a lifetime, with a ton of details involved throughout the process. It is quite challenging to navigate and the process has changed even further amid the pandemic. So, what can you do to make this a less complex decision to help you narrow down your choices efficiently and wisely? Whether it’s your first time purchasing a house or plan to upgrade or downsize, read on for helpful tips to see what the entire process is like. Determine your budget It can feel disappointing to tour the [...]

Buying a House: Tips to Help You Navigate the Process and Find a Place2021-11-22T14:19:18-07:00

10 Commercial Real Estate Trends You Need To Know About

Image Credit: Pixabay As with any sector, commercial real estate is constantly evolving and changing. But, the pace of change in the past 18 months, in particular, has brought about some major shifts.  The greatest catalyst was, of course, the Covid-19 pandemic, which forced many businesses to shutter their shops completely while residents of commercial flats had no choice but to stay put at home. Between that and the changing priorities of consumers across the country, recent times have ushered in a new age of innovation for the commercial property sector.  As a result of the changes the past year [...]

10 Commercial Real Estate Trends You Need To Know About2021-08-16T10:40:29-06:00

Top Five Tips for Homebuyers Navigate a New Construction Purchase

Investing in a new construction home is far different compared to getting an existing home from established neighborhoods. For starters, there aren’t any previous homeowners, so you won’t need to worry about any emotional connection to the property. Furthermore, there are more factors to consider before you begin picking out floors and wall paint.If you are settled with purchasing a new construction home after weighing its pros and cons, then you will need to know what you’re looking for and what features to focus on. This will help you make an informed decision on what home to invest in based on [...]

Top Five Tips for Homebuyers Navigate a New Construction Purchase2021-08-05T15:54:48-06:00

Rap Back has your back in Utah

Here in Utah we have a strong desire to not only live our best life, but to raise the standard for everyone else. We want the work we do, the industries we work in, to have standards as high as our own. We’ll explain the new RAP BACK program, and go into detail about how every broker and agent can fulfill this requirement that is now in effect. The Utah Division of Real Estate has one of the hardest jobs in the state. They need to herd 25,000 independent contractors sown the narrow path of legal, and ethical representation. And [...]

Rap Back has your back in Utah2021-08-13T15:59:45-06:00