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Have a question about how to get started on your licensing journey? We answer all your questions about passing your exam and launching your new career in real estate.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team
While an online mortgage calculator is often a buyer’s first stop as they start house hunting, it doesn't always show the hidden costs of becoming a homeowner.
How to Answer Open House FAQ
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

An open house can increase a listing’s visibility, cut time on market, and help attract the perfect buyer. The very first step? Having the right answers on hand.

A Closer Look at the Psychology of Homebuying
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

When it comes to real estate, it’s personal. Where we live and why we live there aren’t just a big part of our physical lives - there’s a psychological element to our homes as well.

How to Overcome a Bad Home Inspection
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Home inspections are a crucial part of the homebuying process, but they can be nerve-wracking. We’re here to talk you through the worst-case scenario.

The Basics of Digital Accessibility for Real Estate Agents
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Most agents understand the importance of creating a website to connect with clients. But is your online presence accessible to clients with disabilities?

 The Career Switcher’s Guide to Real Estate
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

Are you hoping to switch careers? You’re not alone. Less than half of Americans say they’re very satisfied with their current job, according to a Pew Research Center report. But that doesn’t have to be the case! You deserve to have a fulfilling, enjoyable career — a career that’s possible with real estate.

What It's Like to be a Real Estate Agent
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

Real estate is so much more than baking cookies for open houses. If you’re looking to launch a new career, here’s what working in real estate can actually be like.

The History of NAR’s Century-Old Code of Ethics
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

The National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics dates back to 1913, not long after the organization was founded in 1908. Do you know its history?

Mortgage Loans 101: How Mortgages Work and the Types of Loans Available
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

One of the best ways to market yourself and your business is to position yourself as an industry expert — a trusted resource that your clients can rely on when they have questions about the process of buying or selling a home.

Harness the Power of Your Real Estate Database
Ebook
by Boom Town

Real estate is all about relationships, but agents often underestimate the importance of online rapport — particularly through their pipeline of leads.