The New Reality for REALTORS® Doing Business in a Post-COVID Era

2020-08-18T12:28:20-04:00

August 19, 2020 “Is this a terrible time to get my New Jersey real estate license?” a student asked in our real estate licensing class yesterday. I asked her why she would say that. “Because the news is so grim—and ever more-so with each passing day,” she replied. I noticed several other nodding heads—all of [...]

The New Reality for REALTORS® Doing Business in a Post-COVID Era2020-08-18T12:28:20-04:00

Who’s the Most Important Person in a Real Estate Transaction?

2019-07-26T20:32:23-04:00

July 24, 2019 Students tell us that one thing that makes Garden State Real Estate Academy New Jersey’s best real estate school is that we don’t just teach from a book. Our instructors are all very successful, experienced real estate brokers, so we include hundreds of lessons throughout the course to help them once they [...]

Who’s the Most Important Person in a Real Estate Transaction?2019-07-26T20:32:23-04:00

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Real Estate Broker

2019-06-18T20:57:02-04:00

June 19, 2019 Of all the thousands of questions we get from our real estate licensing students, no matter which of our New Jersey real estate classes they are in, we know one question will come up repeatedly: “How do I choose a broker once I have my real estate license? Garden State Real Estate [...]

10 Questions to Ask When Choosing Your Real Estate Broker2019-06-18T20:57:02-04:00

Top 5 Upgrades to Help Your Listings Sell Faster

2019-06-05T15:06:30-04:00

June 4, 2019 Our school holds both South Jersey real estate license courses AND real estate seminars for existing Realtors®. And while the focus on the former is how to pass the NJ real estate licensing exam, once they get their license, they are faced with a challenge: How can I offer my clients the [...]

Top 5 Upgrades to Help Your Listings Sell Faster2019-06-05T15:06:30-04:00

Either Way, You’re Right! Why a Positive Attitude is a Must in Real Estate.

2019-05-13T13:46:58-04:00

May 8, 2019 It happens every course. We have amazing, intelligent students in our South Jersey real estate school; people who are normally confident, positive-thinking people. Yet when it comes to the chapters on math, or the course review as we prepare for the final exam, they say things like, “I’m terrible at math” “I [...]

Either Way, You’re Right! Why a Positive Attitude is a Must in Real Estate.2019-05-13T13:46:58-04:00

Best Personalities for Real Estate

2019-03-14T12:48:23-04:00

March 13, 2019   It may be a cliché, but when we have three real estate licensing classes every month, we get to see many different personality types. Imagine everybody from a person who just graduated high school to a teacher nearing retirement, and from police officers and firefighters to moms who want to sell [...]

Best Personalities for Real Estate2019-03-14T12:48:23-04:00

The Toughest Questions on the NJ Real Estate Exam

2019-03-09T17:10:46-05:00

February 13, 2019 As I write this, my Cherry Hill real estate pre-licensing class is taking the final exam in our 75-hour real estate salesperson pre-licensing class. As we went through our final course review this morning, the questions began coming: “How many math questions will there be?” “I confuse the different types of estates, [...]

The Toughest Questions on the NJ Real Estate Exam2019-03-09T17:10:46-05:00

2018 South Jersey Real Estate Recap

2019-03-09T17:16:26-05:00

Looking Back, Looking Forward January 22, 2019 Legend has it that the very moment the announcement is made from Buckingham Palace that the reigning monarch has died, the same announcer immediately—in the same sentence—declares loyalty to his or her successor. Whether they are agents in real estate school trying to earn a New Jersey real [...]

2018 South Jersey Real Estate Recap2019-03-09T17:16:26-05:00

Counting my Blessings

2019-03-09T17:21:36-05:00

December 20, 2018 This message has nothing to do with getting one’s NJ real estate license or our real estate school or buying and selling houses. Then again, maybe it has something to do with everything we do, both as individuals and as real estate professionals. As a child, growing up in a Salvation Army [...]

Counting my Blessings2019-03-09T17:21:36-05:00

“They stole my listing!”

2019-03-09T17:30:20-05:00

December 10, 2018 We were halfway through the last real estate licensing class in Cherry Hill when one of the aspiring Realtors® told the class a story. “My friend just changed from xxx Realty to yyy Realtors®,” she said, and after she told them she was leaving, the brokerage wouldn’t let her take her listings [...]

“They stole my listing!”2019-03-09T17:30:20-05:00
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