Useful Websites for Beginning Real Estate Agents
The number of good websites for real estate industry professionals is vast – and that’s good news! Regardless of whether you’re looking for sales techniques, home staging tips, or test prep guides, everything you need is online. Here’s a starter list of excellent resources:
This is the official membership site for the National Association of Realtors; publishes statistics about current house sales and prices as well as news and major trends in the industry
The best real estate agents are not only experts on houses, but they know the ins-and-outs of the neighborhoods they sell in. Buyers are understandably curious about local schools, demographics, housing prices, etc. Trulia.com will equip you with statistics about education, crime rates, community resources, local housing trends, average commute times and much more.
Internetcrusade features the e-PRO Internet Certification Program, the National Association of Realtors sponsored course designed to help real estate professionals become web savvy.
To those of you who dislike reading and groan at the idea of keeping up with real estate newsletters, Joe Klock is your answer. A former real estate agent of 50 years and former dean of Coldwell Banker University, Klock writes entertaining and useful (and FREE) newsletters about the industry.
Voted best real estate site by the National Association for Real Estate Editors, Inman news provides news about the issues and changes facing the industry.
Realtor magazine is available both in print and online offering practical how-to articles, profiles of successful practitioners, summaries of recent court cases, law news, interviews with newsmakers, and more.
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