Real Estate School

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The Top Challenges Facing Real Estate Schools Today

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.
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Marketing Your Real Estate School: What Works and What Doesn’t?

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.
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Strategies for Adapting to Change to Become a More Effective Real Estate Instructor

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.
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Preparing New Licensees for the Reality of the Real Estate Business

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.
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How to Keep Students Interested in Your School Between CE Seasons

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?
Trends that will affect real estate education in 2017
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5 Big Trends that Will Change Real Estate Education in 2017

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.
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7 Steps to Promoting Your Real Estate School on Social Media

Social media can be a simple, cost-effective way to reach potential students for your school, if you use it correctly. These 7 tips will help you build a strong social media presence for your real estate school.
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Adults Learners versus Child Learners: The Challenge of Teaching Real Estate

Children and adults have unique characteristics and needs as students. We talked with Carmel Streater, PdD to better understand those differences, and how they should influence the way you teach a real estate course.
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Student Retention: Becoming Your Students’ Lifelong Education Provider

Learn strategies for creating the kind of real estate school that students want to attend. Find out how to retain students for the future growth of your school.
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A Low-Tech Strategy to Grow Your Real Estate Student Pipeline

What do your students say about your school when you're not around to hear it? That's your brand. This article will help you take an active role in the influencing the direction of conversations about your real estate school.