Inching Closer To Our First Deal

Scott Costello All, Blog 1 Comment

First I want to apologize for not putting out a  Marketing Monday post earlier this week.  I wanted to write up a post about how my mailers have been doing but just never got a chance to do so.  The phones have been ringing off the hook this week after I sent out 200+ letters and we’ll at get a chance to view some more houses soon. On to the good news… MLS Access Resolution I finally got my MLS access activated …

More Confusion with my Real Estate License

Scott Costello All, Blog 2 Comments

In my post last week (Real Estate License Stuck in Limbo) I figured out why my mls account was suspended and was told by the NCJAR that I needed to get my transfer forms filled out and signed by my “New” broker and include a $15 check.  Well there seems to be more to the story then just that… I called up my broker and explained the situation to the nice lady at Realty Executives.  I figured I’d be told …

6 Steps to Building a Quick Buyers List Through the MLS

Scott Costello All, Blog 8 Comments

At a real estate meeting last week a local real estate investor, Jon Zorrer, gave us all a great tip on how to build a buyers list through the MLS. Step #1: Get MLS Access For new Investors this part is going to be a challenge.  I had a tough myself and ended up just getting my license.  Many experienced investors tell you to get MLS access like you can pick it up at the corner grocery store.  They forget …

Lessons Learned: Bye Bye Broker

Scott Costello All, Blog, Lessons Learned 5 Comments

Last summer, after being tired of trying to find a Real Estate Agent to work with,  I decided to just get my own license.  Which I accomplished by September and then signed on with a very small broker.  For those not aware, in order to do anything as a RE Agent you have to hang your license with a broker.   If you don’t hang your license you can not have any of the benefits of being a Sales Agent like …

Realtor Key and MLS Access is Mine!

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 18 Comments

Wow!  It only took me 3 months from graduating real estate agent class to officially get signed up with the NCJAR and get my MLS access and my realtor digital key.  For those thinking that is crazy, I have to admit that some of it was my fault… Working a 9 to 5 job made getting to the RE Commission’s office between 10am and 3pm a mite difficult Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Years made me lazy Plain stupidity But alas …

They Messed Up and Let Me Into The Club

Scott Costello All, Blog, Probate Investing 6 Comments

The Real Estate Commission has approved me as a Sales Agent.  All in all it took a little over a month of waiting.   So Tiara, to answer your question, it takes about 6 to 8 weeks to get access after signing up with a broker.  At least in my case it did.  Your experience might be different if you sign up with one of the big brokerages like Weichert or Exit Realty. This is not going to throw me …