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Choosing the Right Real Estate Brokerage

By Kaplan Real Estate Education, Kapre The first step to success in pursuing a real estate career is making a good business decision. Part of becoming a licensed real estate salesperson is selecting a broker to sponsor you. Although it is true that you’re technically working for yourself, a real estate agent cannot act as a real…
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How the Real Estate Business Will Change after COVID-19

By Ted Highland, Kaplan Real Estate Education Product Manager, Kapre Academic futurists are projecting that the COVID-19 pandemic is going to shape the future of everyday life, including the way real estate business is conducted, the behavior of real estate consumers, and how real estate education takes place. The National Bureau of Economic Research issued…
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Staging During the Holidays

When you’re selling your home, you want it to look its absolute best for the potential buyers who walk through the door. That’s where home staging comes in. This is a growing trend in real estate. It is especially important in slow markets with high inventory and many competing homes. Home staging is a method…
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Increasing Your Home’s Value

BY JOE SZYNKOWSKI Not all home improvement projects are the same. The impact of a project or upgrade depends on factors such as the market you’re in, and your existing home value. Some projects like adding a pool or wood floors tend to have bigger increases for more expensive homes, while projects like a kitchen…
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When Can a Landlord Be Arrested?

By Jameliah Francis  While owning your own home can be a welcoming delight, most persons cannot afford such luxury.  Nonetheless, one can still obtain some level of independence and fulfillment in getting their own home through apartment rentals. According to a report from the real estate website Rentcafe, “The number of renters in New York…
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