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Realtor Notebook
Published on Jun 30, 2011

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Why is it that some agents can lead sessions at Real Estate BarCamps and other agents have never attended a Bar Camp and don't know what it is? Is one agent smarter than the other?

The agents who lead the sessions tend to have one thing in common: They don't wait for someone to offer training or education; they go out and find it and will pay for it.

In 2009 I hung my head in shame because I had forgotten about my continuing education classes and I ended up taking them all at the last possible second over the Internet. The courses were the easiest and least expensive courses that I could find.

In the last two years I have done a little better. Most of the continuing education courses I take are related to contracts, ethics, fair housing, loan prog