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Shhh! Here’s the Best Time to Sell Your Home.

2018-12-17T16:47:49+00:00

November 17, 2018 I was preparing students to get their real estate license at our Cherry Hill real estate school when one of them asked a question: “Is there any point getting our real estate license in November, when houses don’t start selling until the spring?” It was one of those many moments when I [...]

Shhh! Here’s the Best Time to Sell Your Home.2018-12-17T16:47:49+00:00

Why a Realtor® can net you more money than selling your home yourself

2018-12-17T16:51:56+00:00

November 11, 2018 You’re thinking of joining our December pre-licensing class at our Cherry Hill real estate school. You think you’d do well in a real estate career . Then you meet a friend who tells you, “I’m going to sell my house soon, but I don’t need a Realtor® because I can sell it [...]

Why a Realtor® can net you more money than selling your home yourself2018-12-17T16:51:56+00:00

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of a Real Estate Career.

2018-12-19T00:06:38+00:00

November 8, 2018 A couple of weeks ago, we had a class of new students in our Cherry Hill real estate licensing class. “Why do you want to become real estate agents?” I asked them on the first evening. The answers were as varied as the makeup of the students. Some said they loved TV [...]

The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly of a Real Estate Career.2018-12-19T00:06:38+00:00

Investing in Real Estate: Does it Pay to be Mr. Nice Guy?

2018-12-17T16:54:38+00:00

November 5, 2018 Many students at our South Jersey real estate licensing school tell us they are becoming a real estate agent because they want to invest in real estate. While Garden State Real Estate Academy's primary focus is on helping our students pass the state licesning exam, our instructors--all very successful Realtors(r) themselves--also include [...]

Investing in Real Estate: Does it Pay to be Mr. Nice Guy?2018-12-17T16:54:38+00:00

Does the NJ Real Estate Commission really matter?

2018-12-17T17:01:05+00:00

November 2, 2018 On the first day of our real estate licensing class in Cherry Hill, one of the first questions we pose is, “What is the Real Estate Commission?” Its Purpose The Commission is a state agency within the Department of Banking and Insurance. It regulates just about every aspect of a real estate [...]

Does the NJ Real Estate Commission really matter?2018-12-17T17:01:05+00:00

Get Your Real Estate License – and GO BIG!

2018-12-17T17:01:42+00:00

October 21, 2018 When people attend Garden State Real Estate Academy’s real estate licensing classes, they often muse about selling the “Big One.” Is it an impossible dream? Absolutely not! We had one graduate with a brand new real estate license who sold a $3.8 million home as a result of an open house in [...]

Get Your Real Estate License – and GO BIG!2018-12-17T17:01:42+00:00

Ethics Don’t Matter any More

2018-12-19T00:08:42+00:00

October 17, 2018 We teach ethics to our real estate pre-licensing students, and Realtors® attending Garden State Real Estate Academy’s broker licensing course must take 30 hours of instruction—just in ethics. When I’m not teaching real estate classes, I am often invited to address audiences around the country. I recently spoke to a class of [...]

Ethics Don’t Matter any More2018-12-19T00:08:42+00:00

South Jersey Real Estate Market Update: 1st 9 months 2018

2018-12-19T00:10:31+00:00

October 14, 2018 Two years ago, Gary Keller, founder of Keller Williams Realty, predicted that there would be a market shift in real estate sales by the middle of 2018. Many people had signed up in our real estate school precisely because they had heard that becoming a licensed real estate agent was the road to [...]

South Jersey Real Estate Market Update: 1st 9 months 20182018-12-19T00:10:31+00:00

The REAL “3 Most Important Rules in Real Estate”

2018-12-19T00:15:17+00:00

October 6, 2018 Students attending our real estate licensing course in New Jersey often cite the adage: “The three most important rules in real estate are location, location, location.” That may or may not be true for home buyers, but for real estate agents, I beg to differ. We teach our students, "If you want [...]

The REAL “3 Most Important Rules in Real Estate”2018-12-19T00:15:17+00:00

The Top 5 Real Estate Questions I’ve Been Asked This Year

2018-12-19T00:13:21+00:00

September 27, 2018 I was meeting with a client who’s asked my team to sell their Medford home when the lady said, “I know this is a silly question, but . . . “ I chuckled, because not only was it not a “silly question,” it was one I’ve probably been asked 30 times this year—and [...]

The Top 5 Real Estate Questions I’ve Been Asked This Year2018-12-19T00:13:21+00:00