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“They stole my listing!”

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

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+00:00

“Honor God; Help People.”

2019-03-09T17:32:43+00:00

December 5, 2018 The speaker at my Rotary meeting this morning was Cedrick Brown, one-time Eagles player and now an accomplished author and successful pastor of a church with campuses in Lindenwold, Wilmington and Rowan University. As he told his fascinating life story that led him to his current vocation, Pastor Brown summed up his [...]

“Honor God; Help People.”2019-03-09T17:32:43+00:00

Realtors®? Brokers? Is there a difference, and why should I care?

2019-03-09T17:02:49+00:00

November 26, 2018 Last week, 12 people graduated from the broker pre-licensing class at our Cherry Hill real estate school. That very afternoon, a person called to enquire about getting her New Jersey real estate license. “Aren’t all Realtors® brokers?” she asked. It made me realize how little members of the public understand about those [...]

Realtors®? Brokers? Is there a difference, and why should I care?2019-03-09T17:02:49+00:00

Townhouses, Condos, and Co-Ops: What You Need to Know to Get Your Real Estate License.

2019-03-09T21:02:17+00:00

November 20, 2018 For some reason, students in our real estate school struggle with the subject of townhouses, condominiums, and co-operatives. Let’s take them one by one. What are townhouses? A townhouse (or townhome) is an architectural style of residential property. It is the suburban  equivalent of the rowhomes we see in our large cities. Townhouses [...]

Townhouses, Condos, and Co-Ops: What You Need to Know to Get Your Real Estate License.2019-03-09T21:02:17+00:00

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

2019-03-09T21:05:35+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.2019-03-09T21:05:35+00:00

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

2019-03-09T21:12:25+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 yourself2019-03-09T21:12:25+00:00

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

2019-03-09T21:17:30+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.2019-03-09T21:17:30+00:00

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

2019-03-09T21:26:45+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?2019-03-09T21:26:45+00:00

Does the NJ Real Estate Commission really matter?

2019-03-09T17:06:47+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?2019-03-09T17:06:47+00:00

Get Your Real Estate License – and GO BIG!

2019-03-09T21:34:00+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!2019-03-09T21:34:00+00:00