Hi everyone!! I recently passed the New Jersey real estate exam and I’m now beginning my career as a realtor. Any beginners advice, or words of wisdom? I’m looking forward to meeting new people as well!!
Hello Victoria ! Welcome to my world ! Would love to speak to you -sending you a PM
Welcome @Victoria Herald ! Who are you hanging your license with?
Congratulations and welcome!
I can tell you some things I love about my agent. She's very sweet and tells me her opinion when I ask. She's told me she doesn't think I should buy something because it's not in a good rental area. She's even told me I probably wouldn't want to buy in a certain area because it's not safe. (Not sure if she's allowed to, but she does. ;-) Then again, I've known her since I was a kid...) She sent me a Christmas card to my new address when I purchased my first home. I'd recommend also sending one to folks who started looking with you, but then quit. It might get them in the mood again. :-) She's very patient with me! It took me 1 1/2 yrs to find my 1st home and she never got mad. I'm not sure most agents would have held on that long. lol She recommends contractors if I need them. She recommended a pre-sale inspection which has probably saved my booty! She recommended a PM, though I really wanted HER to do it. I hope some of this helps. :-)
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