The Happiest Job in America!

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On a scale of 1-10, how happy does being a real estate professional make you?

Forbes Magazine recently published an article detailing the happiest and unhappiest jobs in America. Can you guess what topped the list for happiest working people in the country?

That’s right — real estate agents!

According to this article (whose findings are based on the results of employee-generated reviews from 2012)  meeting clients and prospects at open houses and helping people find their dream homes really does bring a smile to your faces.

The number one reason why real estate professionals are so happy? According to the article, it’s because we’re currently in a seller’s market which means the cost of advertising and marketing is low, while commissions are high.

To read the article in its entirety, click here. And

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Open House Weekend

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What are you doing this weekend? Are you holding or attending an open house? If so, you’re not alone! This weekend, April 20th and 21st, is Nationwide Open House Weekend 2013!

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[INFOGRAPHIC] Marketing to Renters — Know What They Want!

For those who aren’t in the market to purchase a home just yet, finding the perfect place to rent is just as monumental as a home search. If you haven’t already, you will undoubtedly work with renters and rental properties in your real estate tenure, so it’s important to know exactly what renters want.

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