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The ultimate guide to getting started in real estate

  • Starting a career as a real estate agent can be exciting and scary, especially during uncertain times.
  • And having a strong first year in the field can make all the difference when it comes to success.
  • To help you get started, Business Insider spoke with 8 industry powerhouses from across the country for their tips on the first year in the job.
  • Choosing the right market, sourcing clients, and making timelines were just 3 things that agents said are crucial at the start. Above all, you’ll have to work hard, even if you feel like you have a lot of free time.
  • Visit Business Insider’s homepage for more stories.

Starting a career as a real estate agent can be both thrilling and scary, especially during 2020, a year full of unpredictability for the housing market and the economy as a whole.

New agents have to focus on several crucial aspects

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How to Find Useful Ideas: The Ultimate Guide

We all know the pain: staring at a blank page, waiting for inspiration to strike.

The end goal of “Ideas” feels woolly, a barely tangible thing in the far future you need to reach. On top of that, you have pressure from higher-ups, setting deadlines and goals, none of which help with that first hurdle: getting started.

This ultimate guide—full of techniques, processes, tips, and tricks—will consider and explain what it takes to capture, create, explore, refine, and implement those seemingly illusive ideas.

Getting Off the Starting Blocks

1. Don’t waste your initial thoughts

This may sound silly, but it’s important to capture your initial thoughts about an idea when you first become aware of having to come up with it. Your first reaction, inclinations, and associations with a topic are only fresh once, so be poised to record them.

Often, I find if I’m busy when I first hear

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