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Have a question about how to get started on your licensing journey? We answer all your questions about passing your exam and launching your new career in real estate.

Top Tips for Career Switchers Considering Real Estate
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Switching careers can be intimidating, but you’re not alone. Jessica Stone, a South Carolina agent, shares her experience of launching a career in real estate.

The Hidden Costs of Buying a Home
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team
While an online mortgage calculator is often a buyer’s first stop as they start house hunting, it doesn't always show the hidden costs of becoming a homeowner.
A Closer Look at the Psychology of Homebuying
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

When it comes to real estate, it’s personal. Where we live and why we live there aren’t just a big part of our physical lives - there’s a psychological element to our homes as well.

How to Answer Open House FAQ
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

An open house can increase a listing’s visibility, cut time on market, and help attract the perfect buyer. The very first step? Having the right answers on hand.

How to Overcome a Bad Home Inspection
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Home inspections are a crucial part of the homebuying process, but they can be nerve-wracking. We’re here to talk you through the worst-case scenario.

The Basics of Digital Accessibility for Real Estate Agents
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Most agents understand the importance of creating a website to connect with clients. But is your online presence accessible to clients with disabilities?

The History of NAR’s Century-Old Code of Ethics
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

The National Association of REALTORS® Code of Ethics dates back to 1913, not long after the organization was founded in 1908. Do you know its history?

 The Career Switcher’s Guide to Real Estate
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

The CE Shop has everything you need to maintain your REALTOR® status from the comfort of home.

What It's Like to be a Real Estate Agent
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

Real estate is so much more than baking cookies for open houses. If you’re looking to launch a new career, here’s what working in real estate can actually be like.

Mortgage Loans 101: How Mortgages Work and the Types of Loans Available
Ebook
by The CE Shop Team

One of the best ways to market yourself and your business is to position yourself as an industry expert — a trusted resource that your clients can rely on when they have questions about the process of buying or selling a home.