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What's on the real estate salespersons exam?

By Kartik Subramaniam, November 03, 2008

According to the Department of Real Estate, the salespersons examination consists of the following topics with the following distribution of questions in percentage terms:Property Ownership and Land Use

Real estate licensing stuff

What is Livescan?

Digital fingerprint
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 23, 2008

Livescan fingerprinting is an electronic method of capturing and distributing fingerprints. The Department of Real Estate requires that all applicants for a salesperson or broker license have a Livescan

Getting started in the real estate business

An interview with a former ADHI student

Video recording interview with past adhi schools student
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 20, 2008

Nicole Lindler is a 23 year old graduate of ADHI Schools. Here is a little bit of our interview for this blog:Q: How did you hear about our program?A: I got referred by a friend who also took the classes

Getting started in the real estate business

Breakfast with a Prudential Real Estate Legend

Breakfast dishes hashbrowns scrambled eggs pancakes
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 20, 2008

The Prudential Legend award is given to Prudential real estate agents that have achieved Chairman's Circle at least 5 times. Currently, Chairman's Circle is at least $300,000 in income or 70 residential

Getting started in the real estate business

I'm getting into real estate... Should I get a new car?

Line of new mercedes benz cars at car dealership
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 12, 2008

Ughh. The age old question. Real estate is all about image and flash, isn't it? I say hell no! As long as your car has the following you should be fine:Air conditioningHeatingKEPT CLEAN AT ALL TIMESThere

Real estate licensing stuff

Can I obtain a real estate license if I have background issues?

Criminal background check paperwork being filled out
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 11, 2008

Well, the short answer to this is - it depends. First of all, I am not the Department of Real Estate and have no idea whether or not the DRE will approve or deny YOUR specific circumstance. However,

Real estate market analysis

Is the real estate market still strong?!

For sale sign in front of white and brown bungalow house
By Kartik Subramaniam, October 06, 2008

As some of you may know, I don't just teach the real estate courses. I am a real estate broker that has actively bought/sold/represented over the last 6+ years. The president of a large real estate company

Practical advice for real estate agents

Does your family support your real estate career?

Family of four walking down the street holding hands and smiling
By Kartik Subramaniam, September 30, 2008

Let's face it. Being on commission can be tough. Having the support of your family can be key as you start your career in real estate. Explain to them WHY you are choosing this career path and what you

Getting started in the real estate business

How to choose a real estate office

Empty open modern real estate office in orange county
By Kartik Subramaniam, September 29, 2008

Upon finishing the required courses at ADHI Schools, LLC many of our students ask, "How do I pick a real estate office to work for?" Definitely a complicated question. The main thing to remember as a

Real estate licensing stuff

Are you a lawyer that wants a real estate license in California?

Lawyer studying for the real estate license exam
By Kartik Subramaniam, September 23, 2008

OK here's the deal, if you are a licensed attorney (that means you have a California bar card) you can step right into the brokers exam without taking any of the 8 college level classes that would normally