The real estate industry is incredibly competitive. Agents today need to arm themselves with a variety of skills to help differentiate and grow their business. Here are three reasons professional development could put you in a position to help them, while providing excellent new revenue streams for your real estate school.
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Technology continues to change the way we teach and learn real estate education. This article explores how real estate schools are adapting to online education today, and the role they see it playing in the future of real estate education.
Technology continues to rapidly change the way we work and live. The real estate industry is no exception, and your students need to stay aware of the changes to best serve their clients. Find out about the latest tech trends impacting the real estate industry, so you can discuss this changing landscape with your students and share how they can use these technologies to be better at their jobs.
We asked real estate educators to provide insight on the biggest challenges that come with running a successful real estate school. Here’s what they had to say.
Marketing your real estate school can present all sorts of challenges, especially if marketing isn’t your primary job function. This article will help you focus your marketing efforts and budget on the activities that present you with the greatest opportunity for growth.
Changing for the better requires us to accept the difficult notion that the way we’ve always done things might not be the best way to do them anymore. But nothing gets better without change. It creates the opportunity to improve upon the standard and reach new heights we didn’t know were possible. If you are struggling to adapt the way you teach to the way your students learn, these strategies will help you shift your mindset and open yourself up to new possibilities.
Most people come into the real estate business certain they will be successful. But success doesn’t just happen in the real estate business. All new agents encounter setbacks they didn’t anticipate. They struggle to secure clients early on, and they sometimes feel alone and unprepared for certain challenges inherent to the profession.
The demographics of the real estate classroom are changing. This is leading to both prelicensing and CE classrooms full of students that span a larger age range than ever before. Your success as a real estate educator relies on your ability to effectively reach an entire classroom of students with different learning styles.
Depending on the state you operate your school in, your students could go from six months to several years between times when they need your products. With those kinds of gaps between purchases, how do you ensure that satisfied customers will come back when it’s time to purchase again?
Heading into 2017, we are collectively at a place where we need to look critically at what we’re teaching, who is teaching it, who we are teaching it to, and how it’s being taught. Here are the 5 areas where you can expect to see real estate education evolve in the coming year.