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Agent Encyclopedia

As you prepare for a career in real estate, you no doubt have more questions than answers. Is an online real estate school right for me? How do I become a real estate agent? What is a real estate broker? How long should I study for my real estate exam? We know the decision to enter the real estate industry is a big one, so we want to answer any questions you may have to make that decision just a little bit easier. The CE Shop takes pride in being your one-stop shop for real estate education resources. Our Agent Encyclopedia has every stage of the real estate life cycle covered.

What To Do After Passing the Real Estate Exam
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by The CE Shop Team

During the early stages of your career, it is crucial to set a timeline for everything you want to achieve. We’ve outlined the five logical steps to take after obtaining your license. 

How Real Estate Commission Works
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by The CE Shop Team

Those of you interested in becoming a real estate agent need to know what a commission is as commissions are a crucial part of a real estate agent’s take-home earnings.

Do You Need a Real Estate License to Flip Houses?
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by The CE Shop Team

While you don’t need a real estate license to flip houses, this guide on real estate agents flipping houses will cover why getting a real estate license is a great way to begin your house flipping career.  

Real Estate Code of Ethics
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by The CE Shop Team

The National Association REALTORS® Code of Ethics has existed in some form for over a century. This guide will provide an overview of the real estate Code of Ethics and outline key takeaways for agents. 

Real estate relocation specialist
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by The CE Shop Team

Learn how to become a relocation specialist and make a name for yourself while helping your clients to establish themselves in their new homes.

How Do Real Estate Agents File Taxes?
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by The CE Shop Team

Paying taxes can be a confusing experience. Whether you're working at a brokerage or you’re a self-employed agent, this guide will help you understand taxes as an agent. 

How to Become a Part-Time Real Estate Agent
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by The CE Shop Team

You may be wondering: Can you be a part-time real estate agent? The short answer: Yes!

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by The CE Shop Team

Yes, there is a difference between a real estate broker vs agent. We want to help alleviate some of that confusion and answer a few of the key questions: What is a real estate broker? Do brokers make more than real estate agents? What does a broker do?

Real estate listing presentation
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by The CE Shop Team

This guide will cover a checklist of items to include in a listing presentation, presentation and speaking tips, and next steps after presenting your offering.

Building Your Personal Real Estate Agent Brand
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by The CE Shop Team

Stand out amongst other agents and learn how to build your personal brand as a real estate agent with this guide from The CE Shop.