College Grads: Launch Your Career in These Cities

Are you a recent college graduate? Congratulations! You’re about to enter the working world, and, with any luck, you’ll score your dream job right out of the gate. …or, you can at least better your chances. A new ranking by Bankrate.com identifies several cities ideal for career-making moves—and, surprisingly, the Big Apple didn’t make the […]

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Podcast: 15 crazy obvious real estate truths we quickly forget: Part 2

We all know that hard work, focus and dedication are key traits to achieving career success in real estate, but as we go through our daily routines, it’s easy to forget the important truths that got us here in the first place …

3 reasons being a real estate agent is the best job ever

Ah, the glamorous life of a “Million Dollar Listing” agent: flashy cars, expensive jewelry, gourmet meals, hair and makeup, negotiating deals and making sales. Life in the fast lane. Well, sort of. No doubt, real estate is a dream career for me. I am a firm believer it’s the best job in the world. It offers freedom, flexibility and opportunities to create wealth and stability for clients, friends and loved ones. It’s also — a lot of work. And not easy …

Why agents should never ignore rentals

Many agents overlook the rental market and focus entirely on homebuyers and sellers. Although the commission today might be smaller, adding a specialty in rentals can provide you with a quality source of homebuyer leads over the long term …

Should selling real estate require a college degree?

This morning, I was asked to make a video for a local elementary school to use during their career week. My mission was to share what it’s like to be a real estate professional. I was a little embarrassed to answer the question of if a college degree i…

10 signs a real estate career is for you

Whether you’re in a career slump and looking to make a change, graduating from school and deciding what career path is best for you or simply thinking about the reasons you love your real estate career, the start of a new year is the perfect time to re…

What Chinese buyers want when house-hunting in the US

Mr. Liu is a business man living in Zhengzhou, which is the capital of a lesser-known province in the middle of China called Henan. After years of hard work, he has a successful career and a happy family with two lovely children. Is he all settled? No,…

3 top tricks of highly successful recruiters

In this week’s episode of the Wright Brothers Podcast, Casey and Corey dig into what it means to be a top recruiter and share the wisdom they’ve garnered both in their own business and by providing lead generation services that took Keller Williams to the largest brokerage in the nation …

So you want to be a real estate agent

Since about 2009, the most popular articles on my decade-old real estate blog are the articles I have written each January about how to get a real estate license in Minnesota. In fact, I have become a kind of go-to person, and at least one real estate …

5 reasons training is essential to your agents’ success

Olympic sprinter, Leroy Burrell once said, “The more I train the more I realize I have more speed in me.” An agent’s education isn’t complete once they pass their real estate exam. In fact, once they have their license, it’s only the beginning …