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Sat Jul 8, 2017
Vendors13 answered:
No you cannot be an agent for more than 1 broker in California and Nevada and I'm pretty sure every other state
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Fri Jul 7, 2017
Davis Martinez Loan Officer answered:
In my opinion, everyone interested in the deal must do their part. For example: I have personally talked to seller agents for my Realtor's clients assuring them that this is a deal that can be done swiftly. Get a lender to talk to your sellers and assure them that the deal will happen. As a lender you are also glue that holds deals together and you should use that knowledge and position to help your Realtors get their offers accepted.

Many sellers are going by industry myths and other reasons. The ones I have seen is that the house does not pass inspection (in which case why would you want your client in it anyways?) or because they have heard it takes forever to get funded... this is also NOT true.

I believe that many sellers just don't want to make repairs on their homes so they don't want to go FHA. If their AC is about to go out, the inspector can catch it and FHA will make the seller repair it before they can sell the home. So anyone running from an FHA loan I would run from their house.

All real estate agents are supposed to be watching out for their client's fiduciary interest so please talk to a lender that can clarify this for you. Here in Texas (and everywhere else I assume) you have the ethical responsibility to lead your clients to what is best for them. Find a good lender and get your offers approved.
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Fri Jul 7, 2017
Nicole Fedorchek answered:
I just got my Broker's License in April. I use Kaplan for the classes, and PocketPrep for the practice tests
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Fri Jul 7, 2017
Nicholas Corso answered:
I just closed with them and im a Mortgage Loan officer for more than 17 years as well as investing in SFH's.

To begin as advised from my attorney she had closed with them before "nightmare" she said.
Pros and Cons
ok so I had an idea what I would have to go through, to the property.
her advise which I did follow
* use her title company , yes I know she gets paid for using it BUT
in giving funds of 100,000's of thousands of dollar's it worth it to use "her title
* Even though I paid 1000 bucks more for title worth it not to have a mess at the end of the day.

Closing day being an all cash transaction- thinking ok come in sign some papers nope Friday the 30th 1PM it carried out after the 5th and did close.

yes there technology fee B/S amongst other fees B/S but this is how they operate if I could grade them I would say they would get a C-/ D

would I do business again with them yep -
Why I have a home that 45% off retail with a little work- at the end of that rainbow = a profit. :)

Just be prudent and don't expect to close on the day of closing hope that helps
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
RandySims answered:
Anyone looking for a Florida Real Estate License should check out Rowlett Real Estate School. They are doing live Pod Cast training with a live instructor. You can take the class from anywhere on any computer. I hear the classes are great. ... more
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
Wrothman answered:
Try Great customer service.
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
Jesus Torres answered:
I have been with this firm for going on a year and can honestly say that I have learned more about how to service my clients more efficiently that I have ever thought possible. Both buyer and seller leads are excellent but with the training and guidance of our principle broker we are taught to obtain our own. I am honored to have the privilege of working with this team. ... more
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
Don Rudnick asked:
Your claiming it is a 6 bedroom home. That is incorrect. It is only a 3 bedroom home.

Don Rudnick
Keller Williams Inspire Realty
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Tue Jul 4, 2017
Steve Bracero answered:
Your best bet is to interview a few brokerages.

Here is a good article to check out
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Mon Jul 3, 2017
Pierre Levesque asked:
Hello agents,

I am a new licensee in California (as of last week) and live in La Jolla. I am currently interviewing with different brokers, but was hoping to gain a little more insight.…
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
This is something your broker should train you on. With my agents i cross train having them be the buyer and then having them try to sign me up. They can what i do and then practice. If you are a new agent, you should also learn to generate buyer leads, i use Active Rain. I put a link below so you can sign up for free and see it ... more
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
Trulia does not edit listings. You can no longer add listings manually so make sure you have an auto feed that posts listings from your mls. To edit listings click on your name upper right, then click listings and edit, it could take 2 days for the edits to post though. Another place you should post your listings is Active Rain, I put a free link below ... more
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
Depends what you are looking for. The franchises can offer online training, but smaller offices may offer mentoring or hands on training which i like better. Also ask about what they pay, what they charge and if they give you leads? Then sign up for a free account on Active Rain, see link below. Promote yourself to build and get your own leads ... more
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
You have to have an agent account, be logged in and scroll to upper right, click on your name, then listings and claim. Make sure your mls either has a box to check to include your listings to sites like Trulia or sign up for a service that will forward and post your listings on third party sites. You can no longer add them manually ... more
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Sun Jul 2, 2017
Jennifer Muller answered:
I just bought my books from a local real estate office.
Lots of reading
500 pages and after each book you take the test.
Wonder if I can use cliff notes?
And does anyone know of the best real estate school in California?
Like Harvard is there a top real estate school
Thanks for all the helpful encouraging posts!
Good to help people pursue their dreams
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