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Real Estate: Full Time or Part Time?
One of the biggest questions we get from our students getting their real estate license pertains to their future career path: should they keep their job and ease into real estate part-time, or take the plunge and go full-time? It's a serious question to consider while taking real estate classes to prepare for the California exam. People have been successful in both routes, but our team feels strongly that full-time real estate is the best option. Why full-time? Real estate is unlike any other job. Statistics show that most people do not make it in real estate. The odds ar...More
Why do people think their home is worth more than it is?
When someone is getting ready to sell their home, they often start to think about how much it's actually worth. They think about all of their home's amazing qualities and come up with a big number that often exceeds the actual appraisal. Why? There are a few things that happen when homeowners consider the value of their home. We have to consider that a person's property holds significant non-montary value, and getting a realistic snapshot can be tricky. The biggest factor in misjudging the value of someone's home is what we like to call the "upgrade factor". The upg...More
The Difference Between Probability and Possibility
Have you ever heard the story of Ruben Gonzales? To say it’s inspiring is almost an understatement. Ruben picked up the sport of luge at the age of 21 with the goal of making it to the olympic luge team. Most olympic lugers starts practicing at the age of 10 or 11, so Ruben was considerably behind. After two years of practice and determination, Ruben contacted the olympic trial committee and received a disappointing amount of criticism. Long story short-- they didn’t take him seriously. But that didn’t stop him. He worked even harder at luge and qualified at the age of 39. By 47, he was co...More