Twice a month we bring you the best links from across the internet to help you with your real estate career. Here’s the latest edition.
Read: 5 key questions to ask before choosing an online real estate school
Is online real estate education right for you?
Many people see online real estate classes as a convenient way to balance their priorities while at the same time pursuing a new career in real estate.
There are just a few questions you should answer for yourself before you decide that online real estate school is right for you.
This article from our sister site gets into how to decide on the delivery method for your real estate classes, but here are just a few of the questions it asks:
- Do you like to move at your own pace or do you prefer an instructor to keep you on task?
- Are you trying to juggle many responsibilities and need a flexible solution to get your education?
- Are you ready to start networking to give you the best shot at success when you finish your education?
Read the story for a more detailed analysis on how to decide between online real estate school and a more traditional option.
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Watch: Predictions for the 2019 real estate market
Can we predict the future with a crystal ball? No. But real estate influencer Tom Ferry has published an hour-long video with some bold predictions about 2019. The video features an interview by Steve Harney who thinks, among other things, that the 2019 real estate market will feature:
- Price appreciation is pegged to be about 6% a year (6:06)
- Housing prices probably won’t go down over the next five years. (14:33)
- What going to happen with the number of transactions because of interest rates? There might be some sticker shock. (15:12)
- Is there a bubble to be aware of? Some people think so, but Harney doesn’t necessarily. (22:28)
Listen: The Best Ever Show
This is a podcast by marketing executive turned real estate professional Joe Fairless, who daily interviews successful real estate leaders to provide insights into the profession. The episodes are about 30 minutes each. A lot of the content focuses on real estate investing.
Follow: Amy Gorce on Twitter
Amy Gorce is a self-proclaimed real estate nerd. She specializes in the real estate technology industry and is really the person to follow for good RT’s and links about upcoming real estate technologies that can make your processes more efficient and, generally, better. There’s lots of technical information about data, security and intellectual property among her RT’s. She doesn’t Tweet a lot, but if you’re interested in this particular niche, she’s a good place to start getting some information about what you need to know.
Act: Enjoy the holidays!
No matter what you celebrate, we hope you take some time before the new year to celebrate family, togetherness, blessings and joy. It’s not all about work all the time — sometimes it’s great to take some time to enjoy the little things too.