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Working as a real estate agent in Las Vegas can be an exciting and rewarding profession.

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Choosing the right real estate brokerage is a big decision and can play a vital role in your success as an agent. While you technically work for yourself as a real estate agent, you must be working on behalf of a broker and finding the right one will allow you to explore your real estate career with confidence. In most markets, there are many brokerages to choose from and you should carefully examine the differences between each. We’ve outlined some important factors you’ll want to consider during this process....

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When Senate Bill 321 took effect on October 1st, the number of foreclosures in Las Vegas dropped significantly. Senate Bill 321, also known as the Homeowner’s Bill of Rights, placed strict guidelines on bankers and lenders in an effort to provide more options for homeowners to stay in their homes. While banks initially backed off after the bill went into effect, a recent report reveals that foreclosures are once again rising. Why the sudden increase? Why are foreclosure rates are on the rise, despite the fact that Senate Bill...

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In the world of real estate, you’re not only selling homes, you’re selling your services. Remember that the opportunity to meet leads can surface at any time. You could receive a call off of your website out of the blue, or meet a potential client while waiting in line at the coffee shop! Are you on top of your game and ready to answer the following questions on a moment’s notice? “What are the current market conditions?” As a real estate expert, you should be up to date on...

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Leads are a real estate agent’s lifeline, and following up is a huge part of being successful in real estate. These days, leads can come from a variety of sources including referrals, sign calls, mailers, social networking, website inquiries and more. Developing the skill of effective and efficient follow-up will dictate the growth of your business, and therefore, your income! We’ve outlined three important practices that can help. 1. Have an Objective What is your ultimate goal in pursuing this lead? You probably want to get a listing appointment...

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If you’ve been working in real estate for any length of time, you’ve likely worked with an indecisive buyer. Buying a home is a big decision and buyers often find themselves overwhelmed with choices and information. Working with clients who are unsure of what they want can present some challenges, but there are proactive measures you can take to help with the process. Take Time Getting to Know Them While it can be tempting and exciting for both you and your buyer to rush into viewing homes, it’s extremely...

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The world of real estate is a highly competitive industry. There are an overwhelming number of agents out there – so what makes you different? What makes you stand out against the others and thrive in your career as a real estate agent? There is a ton of good advice out there and great resources available that can benefit your business. We wanted to highlight three of the practices and qualities that we think are essential in being a successful agent. Know Your Stuff It’s imperative you develop a...

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Elite Realty was founded in 1991 by our own broker, Aida Markarian. She wanted to service her clients and build a company where expertise is valued, the compensation structure is fair and the environment is energizing. These key principles led to her continued success through the growth of the company and a reputation as one of the city’s most respected real estate companies. Aida recently received the honor of being featured in the summer edition of Las Vegas Woman Magazine. The launch was celebrated on May 14th, 2014 at...

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As part of our Elite team, we want to provide tools and helpful information that can help you provide the best service and get top dollar for your clients’ listings. When preparing to list a home, there are some easy and inexpensive staging tips you may want to suggest to your seller. These simple efforts can improve the presentation of your listing and make a lasting impression on prospective buyers. 1. Less is More A clean, simple and inviting space is essential when preparing a home for showing. Remember...

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