A career in Real Estate can give you the freedom you might crave! You have the flexibility to work your own hours, the potential to earn what you want and the option to keep your existing job. Considering all of the property that changes hands in Canada, there’s always work in the real estate business. […]
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Essential Skills and Qualities of a Successful Licensed Real Estate Agent
The real estate industry is full of opportunities for success. Proper preparation helps new Real Estate agents start their career from firm groundwork. All Real Estate agents in BC must be licensed by the BC Financial Services Authority (BCFSA). The following career details outline what it takes to be a successful licensed real estate agent […]
How to learn and retain the UBC Real Estate Law!
If you want to become a licensed Realtor in BC, Canada, you need to pass the UBC Real Estate Trading Services Licensing correspondence course which includes UBC Real Estate Law A great way to retain and recall the UBC Real Estate Law is to make it mean something, make it your own. So any question you are […]
How to Prepare to Write the UBC Real Estate Exam
It’s here…the day you have been waiting for! You are finally ready and have scheduled your UBC Real Estate Exam date. But that now raises the question of how should you prepare yourself to write the UBC Real Estate Exam? What should you bring? Are there certain things you should and shouldn’t do? Having written […]
When is the BEST time to get into Real Estate and sell?
Oh, if I had a nickel for every time I heard people tell me they are waiting for the Real Estate market to change, to get busier and then they will get in and get licensed. All the busy, focused, realtors right now are dancing on the streets hoping you do wait. More work for […]
How do I choose the right Real Estate or Mortgage Broker company for me?
Let me count the ways…….. The 1st thing you should know is they are NOT created equal. The 2nd thing you should know is the company is only as good as the people running it! Anyone with some cash and hopefully experience can purchase a franchise. This is not to demean any company, rather […]
Here is the story of Real Smart… Grab a coffee!
I used to work for a University and I loved what I did. It was not too demanding, the hours were great pay was decent and the students were wonderful to work with. It worked for my life as a mother of 3. I could see the shift happening throughout the entire company. People moving […]
MORTGAGE RULES – New Changes!
On July 9th, 2012 Ottawa is changing the rules for government-backed insured mortgages. Mr. Cameron Muir, Chief Economist for the BC Real Estate Association, says these changes will not affect everyone, only some homebuyers – mostly those opting for high-ratio mortgages due to low down payments. Changes include: New mortgages will be subject to: […]
Real Smart Testimonial – “beyond my expectations”
Sandy, Thank you so much for your support as I studied for the real estate exam. Many times you went above and beyond my expectations of the Real Smart program by answering my many questions and helping me find solutions to some of the tough math questions. You were always very positive! DA Read more […]
Real Smart Testimonial – “I became a math genius”
I passed!! Yahoo! Thanks to the “Real Smart” course I became a math genius. I’m sure I got all 22 math questions right on my exam. Not bad for someone who thoroughly disliked math. Sandy, Kenny & Jas you are incredible teachers and I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart. TL […]