The Rush: How Baby Boomers Approach Home Buying

From the National Association of Realtors by Amanda Riggs


We often receive questions to NAR’s Research Department regarding housing for the Baby Boomer generation. People want to know, why isn’t there specific housing built for them? How can REALTORS® cater to the needs of this group? The answers to those questions are contained in our research reports, but are often overlooked.

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8 Reasons Why Real Estate is a Great Career For Stay-at-Home Moms

by The CE Shop Team

Most moms with young children dream of being able to stay home, raise the kids, and still stay active professionally. How do you do it all, though? And should you?

A lot of providing answers to these questions depends on your personality and work ethic, but if you’re a motivated mom with a serious desire to work a flexible job, real estate is a great option for you. Here are 8 of the many reasons to pursue a career of buying and selling homes:

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The Dreaded Housing Shortage

by The CE Shop Team

Depending on which city you’re in, available real estate might be very hard to come by. From Denver to Miami to Seattle to San Francisco, houses cost more than ever and there are far less of them than there need to be.

The big gripe lately is the lack of affordable housing, but the shortage applies to every aspect of real estate. There are too many buyers competing for too few houses, and it’s a multifaceted problem that will likely take years more to right itself. Continue reading “The Dreaded Housing Shortage”

Advice For New Agents

by The CE Shop Team

It doesn’t take too deep a swim into the pool of real estate to know that there’s always a lot to learn. You undoubtedly soaked up a lot of useful knowledge during all those hours of pre-licensing education, but once you swim out on your own, you quickly see how much there still is to know.

Much like life after college, first starting out as a real estate agent can sometimes feel pretty overwhelming.

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Marijuana in Real Estate

by The CE Shop Team

Though a few years ago it was practically unthinkable, today the legalization of marijuana seems like an inevitable trend sweeping the country, state by state. Putting aside the politics and whether or not you agree with cannabis use, legalization obviously raises some large questions when it comes to real estate.

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Real Estate is a Great Work-From-Home Career

by The CE Shop Team

The 9 to 5 isn’t for you. Cubicles are too confining when all you want to do is run free. Maybe you’ve got a baby or a puppy at home, or maybe you just hate the morning commute. What if you could work from home and take calls from your hot tub? 

While we can’t guarantee that a hot tub is in your future, we can definitively say there’s another way. If you’re ready to make the move to self-employment, here are a few options worth exploring:

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