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Learning outside the real estate box

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Editor's note: Geordie Romer is a real estate broker in the mountain town of Leavenworth, Wash. where he specializes in selling vacation homes to folks in the Seattle tech scene. Romer has been blogging about Leavenworth real estate since 2005.I'm a huge fan of continuing education in real estate and I think every agent should be taking advantage of the opportunities that exist. Council of Residential Specialists (CRS) and Graduate Realtor Institute (GRI) designations seem almost mandatory, and Real Estate BarCamps, Inman News' Agent Reboot, and ActiveRain's RainCamp offer great tools for learning about real estate technology.However, sometimes it helps to step away from the real estate field when it comes to expanding your horizons.Here is a pair of FREE opportunities that every business owner (and agent) should take advantage of:1. Inbound Marketing University: This course includes 16 one-hour online classes taught by "professors" ranging from Chris Brogan and Gary Vaynerch...