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NJ Real Estate Training

NJ Real Estate Training

Real estate is a unique industry in that there is no one to hold your hand once you’ve passed your test and become a licensed agent, and being thrown right into the fire can lead to discouraged new agents already wondering if they’ve chosen the right career. Academy...

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CE Requirements for NJ Real Estate Agents

CE Requirements for NJ Real Estate Agents

Continuing education, or CE, is a necessary step to complete the renewal of your real estate license at the end of each license term. Every state has different requirements, but NJ salespersons and brokers are required to complete 12 credit hours of CE applicable to...

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Out of State Real Estate Licenses

Out of State Real Estate Licenses

The real estate market is booming, and you might recognize that there are opportunities for you in New Jersey real estate if you live in Pennsylvania or New York, or if you live in Florida part-time. If you’re already licensed in another state, don’t let that stop you...

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NJ Real Estate Agent Responsibilities

NJ Real Estate Agent Responsibilities

Becoming a real estate agent in New Jersey can be a fast-paced, independent, and fulfilling career when the salesperson is dedicated to their craft. The key word there is independent–while you’re technically under the supervision of a broker, everything that you do is...

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How Hard is the NJ Real Estate Exam?

How Hard is the NJ Real Estate Exam?

Despite what you may have heard, the NJ Real Estate Exam is more intimidating than difficult–in fact, it has a pass rate of approximately 70%, which means only 3 out of 10 people who take it will fail. On the first try, it still has a pass rate of roughly 60%. If you...

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How To Network For Real Estate

How To Network For Real Estate

Get Involved In Your Community The relationships you form could very well turn into money down the road, so being as involved as possible in your community is always a good thing. Volunteer with local organizations, attend town hall meetings, and make appearances at...

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How To Choose an NJ Real Estate Broker

How To Choose an NJ Real Estate Broker

Congratulations–you passed the NJ state exam! What’s next? It can be a whirlwind as you look to officially begin your real estate career, and the first step is picking the perfect broker to work under. Each one has its benefits and disadvantages, and it’ll all come...

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Difference Between A Real Estate Broker and Agent

Difference Between A Real Estate Broker and Agent

Many misinformed people use the terms real estate broker and real estate agent interchangeably, but the reality is they are two very different job titles with different qualifications and capabilities. Real estate agents, or salespersons, are entry-level positions...

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How To Become a Real Estate Agent in New Jersey

How To Become a Real Estate Agent in New Jersey

If you believe real estate is right for you, then you’ve already taken step one towards becoming a licensed salesperson in New Jersey. The NJREC requires real estate agents to be at least 18 years old and of good character, have a high school education or equivalent,...

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Is Real Estate The Right Industry For Me?

Is Real Estate The Right Industry For Me?

Real estate attracts people from all backgrounds, ages, careers, and areas for a reason–it’s more accessible than ever to get your real estate license now! Before you make that leap, though, you have to ask yourself one question–is real estate right for you? We’re...

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February 2018 Day Class

Wow!  What a fun class!   I'm always amazed at the transformation of my students from day 1 to day 15.  I have the pleasure of watching you morph from shy, quiet, studious adults into personable, awesome students.  Ain't a doubt in my mind that you guys...

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#2 MAKE YOUR MOM PROUD

#2 MAKE YOUR MOM PROUD

I love business cards. I collect them. I have cards from pre-zip code days. Some of my old business cards have my area code as 201 then 908 and finally 732. Many cards come to me from past and present students.   Some start with a photo of the agent with...

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#1 WHERE ARE MY CE CREDITS???

I get at least seven calls a day for the same thing. The calls are not about my health. Not my kids. (They never call; I could be left in Atlantic City waiting at the buffet line for a month and not get a call). Calls are not asking me out for lunch or...

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Alumni Reunion 2017

Alumni Reunion 2017

Alumni Reunion 2017 After spending 75 grueling hours together our students frequently talk about keeping in touch with each other.   They promise to exchange business cards and reach out though the Academy face book page and other social media.   That works – to a...

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What does an instructor do on her days off?

What does an instructor do on her days off?

What does an instructor do on her days off? Here’s an example:  Linda Purcel on Lacey Day at Gillis Park handing out information and answering questions.    She never seems to get tired of talking to people  and answering questions about...

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October 2017 Night Class Graduates

No doubt in my mind that you all can go out there and kill that test the first time... fear is going to be your worst enemy.  Remember, it's only a test.  No one but you will know the outcome.  RFQ/RFA (remember "read the flippin' question" etc.), don't over study,...

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What a way to wrap up the year!

What a way to wrap up the year!

What a way to wrap up the year! Justin Petruzziello  and John Zura of Residential Home Funding hosted an extraordinary event at Academy for Real Estate Careers.   Door prizes, give aways, four fascinating presentations and a delicious dinner catered by a local...

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