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Have a question about how to get started on your licensing journey? We answer all your questions about passing your exam and launching your new career in real estate.

How to Answer Closing FAQs
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

 An effective real estate closing signifies a job well done, marks a major milestone for the buyer, and sends clients off on a positive note. The very first step? Having the right answers on hand.

3 Seller-Approved Ways to Make Your Buyer’s Offer Stand Out
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

When it comes to representing homebuyers in this high-demand, low-inventory market, you might need to add a little something extra to an offer to help your client stand out.

How to Get to Know Your Community as a Real Estate Agent
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

Strong, authentic, and meaningful community engagement can differentiate a good agent from a great one, and can help take your real estate business to the next level.

Can You Have Both a Real Estate and MLO License?
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Looking to add an additional license to your repertoire? Learn about how holding both a real estate license and a mortgage license can help you up your game.

Top Tips for Career Switchers Considering Real Estate
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Switching careers can be intimidating, but you’re not alone. Jessica Stone, a South Carolina agent, shares her experience of launching a career in real estate.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

While an online mortgage calculator is often a buyer’s first stop as they start house hunting, it doesn't always show the hidden costs of becoming a homeowner.

How to Answer Open House FAQ
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

An open house can increase a listing’s visibility, cut time on market, and help attract the perfect buyer. The very first step? Having the right answers on hand.

How to Overcome a Bad Home Inspection
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Home inspections are a crucial part of the homebuying process, but they can be nerve-wracking. We’re here to talk you through the worst-case scenario.

The Basics of Digital Accessibility for Real Estate Agents
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Most agents understand the importance of creating a website to connect with clients. But is your online presence accessible to clients with disabilities?

The History of NAR’s Century-Old Code of Ethics
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

The National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics dates back to 1913, not long after the organization was founded in 1908. Do you know its history?