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What Is the History of She Sheds?
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Yes, a she shed is a real thing. It’s the female equivalent of a man cave and offers women the opportunity to escape life. But where did the idea come from?

Episode 63: Women in Real Estate
Podcast
by The CE Shop Team

Despite accounting for 64% of all residential agents, women still face hurdles as they climb the hierarchical ladder in real estate.

Women in Real Estate: 5 Important Facts
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

It’s Women’s History Month, and we’re commemorating this March by highlighting five important facts about female agents working in real estate. Ready to learn?

Father of Harlem: The Phillip A. Payton Jr. Story
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

We’re commemorating Black History Month by highlighting real estate entrepreneur Phillip A. Payton Jr., though he’s better known as the “Father of Harlem.”

What Are Qualified Opportunity Zones?
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

The tax-deferment vehicle known as Opportunity Funds could diminish taxes on your capital gains while helping underserved communities thrive.

Tax Deductions
Video
by The CE Shop Team

In this video, our COO Dan Harris explains the importance of tax deductions for independent real estate professionals and how regular record-keeping can help you keep more of your hard-earned commissions come tax time.

Don't Shoot the Tax Man: What Reform Is Coming in 2021?
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

We can all agree: Taxes are terrible (but unfortunately necessary). Keep up to date with 2021 tax changes for real estate agents with this helpful guide.

Home Functionality Post-COVID-19
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

Here’s how you can help homeowners find (or adapt) the right home for their needs in 2021.

4 Ways to Address Bias Against LGBTQ Clients in Real Estate
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Discrimination has no place in real estate. Learn what steps agents can take to protect their LGBTQ customers and remove bias in their own business practices.

Sleep Where You Work: How WFH Is Changing the Modern Home
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

COVID-19 has pushed half the country out of their tight cubicles and into their homes. How will the modern home change with Americans moving to remote work?