5 EASY TIPS TO PASS YOUR FLORIDA REAL ESTATE EXAM

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The key to passing your state exam is preparation. Preparation involves working through the key components of every one of the 100 questions on the exam. Let’s go over a few quick testing strategies that will immediately boost your chances of passing.

1. Take your time.
You have three and a half hours to answer the questions, which means there is no need to rush. Just take a deep breath and trust your preparation.

2. Read all the darn questions…2 times.
It’s too easy to skip over key words in the question. Our brain has this nasty habit of filling in the the blanks of sentences when we haven’t even seen every word. For example, did you notice the repeated word “the” in the last sentence? Give yourself a chance of getting the questions right by reading them each 2 times.

3. Read all the darn answers…2 times.
Before choosing an answer – even if you are 100% positive it’s right – read through all the choices. It may be that you have prematurely selected a response that is correct, but there could be another answer that is more correct. If you fail to read through all the answers there’s a chance you may mark the wrong one.

4. Longer is better.
If you come to a question that has you completely stumped, usually the longest choice is the most likely to be correct. This is not a hard rule of thumb, but rather an indicator to go off of when you don’t have any idea what the answer could be.

5. Treat each multiple choice question as 4 true-false questions.
Each multiple choice question will have 4 answers, each of which you should regard as a true-false question. This will help you ensure that you aren’t missing any details when responding to each question.

Hopefully these quick tips help you pass your Florida real estate exam. Remember, you can miss 25 of the 100 questions and still pass the exam. There’s no need to be perfect, just pass. For a more thorough look at how to pass your exam, sign up for the Larson Educational Exam Preparation course at our Fort Myers and Naples real estate school here: https://larsontrak.larsoned.com/Sales-Associate-State-Exam-Prep-Course or call us at our Fort Myers office at 239-344-7510.

BEST Naples Real Estate School

BEST Naples Real Estate School

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Naples Real Estate SchoolLarson Educational Services, is a family-owned and operated professional education company. We are approved by the Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation to offer the following Florida real estate courses online and in the classroom in our Fort Myers and Naples facilities.

Our Naples classroom is located at Marquesa Plaza –
13040 Livingston Rd #12, Naples, FL 34105

Real Estate Pre-Licensing

The Sales Associate Pre-License Course is required if you have not previously had a real estate license. The Broker Pre-License Course is required if are already licensed as a Sales Associate, have at least 2 years of experience, and wish to upgrade to the Florida Broker License.

63 Hour Sales Associate Pre-License Course

72 Hour Broker Pre-License Course​​

Real Estate Post-Licensing

After obtaining a Florida real estate license, you are required to complete post-licensing education prior to your first license renewal date. Your first renewal date will be between 18 and 24 months after your licensure date. The post-licensing education requirement is 45 hours for Sales Associate and 60 hours for Brokers.

45 Hour Sales Associate Post-License Course​​

60 Hour Broker Post-License Course​​

Real Estate Continuing Education

After your first license renewal, whether a Sales Associate or Broker,  you must complete 14 hours of Florida Real Estate Continuing Education every 2 years for the rest of your real estate career. When you choose Larson Educational Services to complete your continuing education, know that you are choosing the best in the industry.

14 Hour Continuing Education Course ​​

Our Approach to Professional Education

There are only a few Naples Real Estate Schools to choose from, but there is one that goes beyond merely filling seats and issuing credits.

It’s called Larson Educational Services. And if you’ve given up on the idea that professional education could include interesting instructors and relevant course work, you’re in for a very pleasant surprise.

Because LARSON goes to great lengths to be the BEST Naples Real Estate School:

  1. The BEST Classrooms
  2. The BEST Course Materials
  3. The BEST Instructors in the Business
  4. The BEST Customer Service

In short, the best of everything.

And, as we all know, nobody ever became a success by settling for second best. Our friendly staff will be happy to assist you in any way possible. Real estate education is what we do and it’s what we are passionate about.

If you have any questions please call (239) 344-7510 or Contact Us today and we’ll take good care of you!

 

Certified Florida Residential Manager Designation Course

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Are you currently a property manager wanting to increase your knowledge of leasing and managing residential properties? Are you a real estate licensee looking to add property management to your professional toolbelt? Well we have the class for you…the “Certified Florida Residential Manager Designation Course”.

NEXT CLASS DATE:
• March 28 and 29, 2018
• 9am – 5pm
• Fort Myers Campus (1400 Colonial Blvd, Suite 44)
• $169 Tuition
• 14 CE Hours

Registration Link – https://larsontrak.larsoned.com/purchase-class.php…

The CFRM Designation from Larson Educational Services is the best 2-day program to learn the practical and legal aspects of leasing and managing single-family and small residential investment properties. The course includes detailed coverage of 15 property management laws, including – Residential Landlord and Tenant Act, Property Management Escrow Accounts, and Vacation Rentals.

Additionally, this program will help students with the issues of leasing and managing residential properties. You will be introduced to the roles of a property manager including:

• Planning and analysis
• Advertising and marketing
• Screening tenants
• Negotiating leases
• Collecting rent
• Maintaining the premises
• Supervising security
• Obtaining insurance
• Keeping accurate records

Any questions? Call us at (239) 344-7510.

As always, thank you for making Larson Educational Services Your School of Choice! ~ Brad Larson

How to Choose a Broker–Naples Real Estate School

 

It’s easy to think that you’ll be okay at any broker or brokerage firm.

You’re so excited to start your real estate career that you might be willing to go with the first broker to offer you a position on their team.

But if you want your real estate career to start off on the right foot, you’ll need to find the right broker.

Not all brokers are created equal.

Some may be very mentorship-focused, taking pride in helping new agents start their new career.

Others may not be interested in nurturing a new recruit at all, leaving you to fend for yourself until you learn on your own.

Though each style may fit some agents and not others, you need to articulate to yourself what exactly you’re looking for in a broker so you’ll be more ready to disqualify the ones who don’t fit your needs.

Consider these 5 things when looking for a broker.

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1. Are they making deals?

Before you choose a brokerage, try to find out how business is going. Talk to other agents in the brokerage.

Are they making sales?

Could you see any of them as mentors?

You may be doing a lot of work on your own as an agent, but your brokerage is meant to be a support system.

If you don’t see yourself fitting in with the culture of the office, then you may want to keep looking.

 

2. What’s their reputation?

Like any other business that operates on word of mouth—like dentists, lawyers, and doctors—a brokerage firm will have a reputation that they need to cultivate and protect.

Snoop around online to see what other people are saying about the brokerage. Find their negative reviews on Google, see if they have any issues on the Better Business Bureau—if any red flags stick out, trust your gut.

But remember that some online complaints are anomalies and may have more to do with the complainer than the company.

 

3. Go with your instincts

Disqualifying a broker may be as simple as not getting the right vibe from the people you meet. Trust this feeling. You are under no obligation to stick it out with the first brokerage you find and keep the following in mind:

You are the one interviewing the brokerages for a good fit, not the other way around.

 

4. Location, location, location

Not all brokerages deal in selling the same kind of properties.

If, for example, the prospective brokerage deals a lot in expensive waterside properties, you may get some big commission checks. However, the opportunities to sell such homes may be few and far between.

And those luxury properties may not go to the “runt of the litter” like you—the newbie at the brokerage.

Consider whether or not the brokerage is in a luxury area and if selling more expensive homes is the particular kind of challenge you’re looking for, rather than selling more homes at a lower price.

 

5. Listen through the grapevine

Asking other agents about a broker is one of the best ways to get the inside scoop on a brokerage and how they do business.

Does the brokerage provide good leads?

What are their fees like?

How do they split their sales between agents?

The best fit for the people you talk to may not be the best fit for you.

Brokerages that provide offices, advertising and excellent training may take higher fees.

If you’re an agent who prefers to do more on your own, you may want a more hands off brokerage. It’s all up to your particular disposition as an agent.

If you’re looking to get your Florida broker or agent license (or if you just need continuing education), then visit our website, Larsoned.com, or give us a call at 239-344-7510.

 

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About Larson Educational Services:

Utilizing 40 years of real estate training and professional education experience, Florida real estate school Larson Educational Services is the premier provider of Florida real estate licensing, exam preparation, post-licensing, CAM licensing, mortgage loan originator licensing, and continuing education in Southwest Florida. Classes are available in Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, and online. We are an approved Florida Real Estate School (License #ZH1002299), Florida CAM School (License #PRE31), Florida Insurance School (License # 370501) and NMLS Approved Course Provider.

Larson Educational Services

13040 Livingston Rd. #12

Naples, FL 34105

info@LarsonEd.com

239-344-7510

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#TBT to Our Days on the Sandlot

Found these dusty old bad boys in the archives today. You could probably trade both of these for a Babe Ruth rookie card. #TBT#ThrowbackThursday

About Larson Educational Services:

Utilizing 40 years of real estate training and professional education experience, Florida real estate school Larson Educational Services is the premier provider of Florida real estate licensing, exam preparation, post-licensing, CAM licensing, mortgage loan originator licensing, and continuing education in Southwest Florida. Classes are available in Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, and online. We are an approved Florida Real Estate School (License #ZH1002299), Florida CAM School (License #PRE31), Florida Insurance School (License # 370501) and NMLS Approved Course Provider.

Larson Educational Services

13040 Livingston Rd. #12,

Naples, Florida

34105

239-344-7510

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LarsonEd’s Got a Full Slate of Summer Courses!

Check out what’s coming around the bend…it’s LarsonEd’s full slate of summer courses, including a boatload of continuing education!

See our schedule here: https://www.larsoned.com/realestate/

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About Larson Educational Services:

Utilizing 40 years of real estate training and professional education experience, Florida real estate school Larson Educational Services is the premier provider of Florida real estate licensing, exam preparation, post-licensing, CAM licensing, mortgage loan originator licensing, and continuing education in Southwest Florida. Classes are available in Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, and online. We are an approved Florida Real Estate School (License #ZH1002299), Florida CAM School (License #PRE31), Florida Insurance School (License # 370501) and NMLS Approved Course Provider.

Larson Educational Services

13040 Livingston Rd. #12,

Naples, Florida

34105

239-344-7510

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Come join the Larson family. Sign up for classes at LarsonEd.com

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About Larson Educational Services:

Utilizing 40 years of real estate training and professional education experience, Florida real estate school Larson Educational Services is the premier provider of Florida real estate licensing, exam preparation, post-licensing, CAM licensing, mortgage loan originator licensing, and continuing education in Southwest Florida. Classes are available in Fort Myers, Naples, Sarasota, and online. We are an approved Florida Real Estate School (License #ZH1002299), Florida CAM School (License #PRE31), Florida Insurance School (License # 370501) and NMLS Approved Course Provider.

 

Larson Educational Services

13040 Livingston Rd. #12,

Naples, Florida

34105

239-344-7510