The Real Estate Business School Blog

‘Unprecedented Times’ for Real Estate Business Owners

During these unprecedented times, we have all discovered the necessity in shifting our focus so that we can best serve our clients. At The Real Estate Business School, it is no different.  Leading With Customer Service To us, you are more than students, you are...

What Is A Distraction? What Is An Opportunity?

This is February. By now you have your goals for the year, have committed them to writing, told the people closest to you (now you HAVE TO DO IT!) and put pictures of what you will have when you reach these goals on the wall above the desk where you work to remind you...

How Long Is Real Estate School In Texas?

Getting your Texas real estate license takes time. It won’t be like preparing for the GMAT or LSAT, but certainly, you’ll need a study plan to make sure you pass the licensing exam. How long is real estate school in Texas? The answer is: it will take at least 180...

Why Texas Has the Best Cities to Invest in Real Estate

Texas is home to some of the best cities to invest in real estate. The Texas Demographic Center (TDC) shows a 14.9% population growth in the state from 2010 to 2018. That’s 3.55 million people who moved here from outside the states. It’s also a younger population,...

8 Tips on How to Be a Successful Real Estate Agent

Wondering how to be a successful real estate agent? First, know that the wealth in real estate is in owning it, not listing homes and selling them to someone else. So, learn to deal with the right people. Dealing with individual homeowners can be tough. Marketing to...

How to Find a Real Estate Mentor & Why You Need One

How important is it to find a mentor in real estate? What can mentorship really do for you? How do you pick the right real estate mentors and the real estate mentorship program? If you’re looking to be at the top in real estate in Texas, keep reading! What Is...

Real Estate Bookkeeping Solutions: Tips & Recommendations

As a real estate agent, you wear a lot of hats. You manage clients, negotiate deals, prepare paperwork, show homes, post listings, coordinate contractors, and even find time to market yourself. You are a business owner who is solely responsible for its success. While...

Types Of Leverage Every Real Estate Agent Needs To Know

Looking for tips and tools for your real estate growth plan? Want to become a successful real estate agent but don't know how to start? A generalized principle is a term used by Buckminster Fuller, who was called the “Leonardo Da Vinci of the 20th Century,” to refer...

Real Estate Marketing: The Number One Skill to Have

Marketing and sales are the two biggest challenges facing real estate agents.  Most do not know how to get the phone to ring and get face-to face with a buyer or seller. And often, when they do, they can’t close the sale.  At the end of the day, a sale is a...

5 Real Estate Customer Service Strategies You Can Focus on Now

While there are many variables that impact the acquisition of new clients as a Realtor®, keeping the clients you currently have happy must be a priority. Doing so will heighten your chance that they return to you for their next real estate transaction and will help...

You’ve Obtained Your Texas Real Estate License: Now What?

Congratulations! You passed the test and you are a licensed real estate agent. Life is sure looking good, huh? Unfortunately, it is no longer 2004 (thank God) and while real estate agents still have incredible earning potential, your future clients will expect you to...

Is Real Estate School for You?

The Real Estate market is on the rise, especially in Texas. People from outside the state are finding out why we love Texas so much. Our secret is out! So is Real Estate School for you? As you might imagine, it is a great time to be in the Real Estate business....

8 Things You Can Do Prior to Licensure – Proper Preparation

How do you prepare to get your real estate license? Why are you entering the real estate business? Have you decided in which geographic area you will be working? What price range you will work? Will you be focusing on residential sales, leasing, apartment locating,...

Empower vs Impair

I’ve seen the movie “A Beautiful Mind” once. The movie is based on the unauthorized biography of Nobel Prize-winning economist and mathematician John Forbes Nash, Jr. John Nash created a concept called Nash equilibrium. Take a team of two or more players. The team is...

What is the biggest obstacle to learning?

I was taught in school to not make mistakes. My teachers would always count my incorrect answers, compare them to my correctly memorized answers and calculate the ration between the two. 75%. 83%. 90%. They never asked me what I learned, only what I memorized. We...

Are You Earning What You Are Worth?

What gets results? Intention & focus. High Intention & Laser Focus. What do lasers do? Blind people. THAT’S FOCUS. What causes problem(s)? Counter intention and dissipation What causes a problem to persist? A lie. Why do people struggle financially? Lies about...

The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes

As you have probably seen on our social media we have partnered with the Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes (The Coalition, CSAH) this year to help raise funds for their Thanksgiving Meals Project. The Coalition to Salute America’s Heroes helps severely-wounded...

3 Steps to Success

Real estate is the best business in the world and there are many reasons why but getting in isn’t the problem. Anyone can get in; staying in is the problem. This is why we teach the 3 Steps to Success, we teach you the business of real estate, not just answers to the...

What’s In It For Me? (WiiFM)

Another way of asking this is “Why should I do business with you”? This is what most consumers, including you, are asking. As a local real estate services consumer with approximately 8,325 other local Realtors® to choose from, why should I choose you? Marketing is THE...

Why Struggle?

Hard work is a highly-overrated activity. It will not make you rich; however it will make you very, very tired. I asked a Realtor® friend how business was; her reply? “Busier than I want to be.” You never know how long this market will hold or when it will correct and...

Real Estate Success – Unique Marketing Position

You are in the business of Real Estate. That's a great place to be. However, you are not the only participant in the game.  For that reason, you need to differentiate yourself and stand out in the crowded real estate arena. In this video, Wayne discusses the...

Real Estate Business: Fear vs Success (VIDEO)

The marketplace doesn't care about your technical education (real estate license). They want to know: Can you market my home? Can you sell it for top dollar? Can you negotiate for best prices for me? In order to meet those needs, you need a business and financial...

Mayweather vs Pacquiao: Why the Generalist Wins Every Time

Two men, from rough beginnings and with minimal chances of success find an outlet in boxing. By putting in countless hours perfecting their craft, they rise over the years to the top of their profession, one fight after another until the world wants to see them fight...