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How the Real Estate Industry Came to Be
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Modern real estate agents are part of a lengthy and rich history. Study up on how and why the industry has evolved to grow your knowledge and expertise.

Episode 75: Real Estate Scams
Podcast
by The CE Shop Team

Real estate scams are often cloaked as deals of a lifetime. Learn what common scams are out there today and how to spot the red flags when approached with an attractive opportunity.

Criminal Minds: Real Estate Fraud, Vol. 2
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Real estate professionals need to take fraud and unethical behavior seriously, but unfortunately, not all do. We’ve gathered stories of real estate scammers.

Artemisa Boston Sells Real Estate With a Side of Compassion
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Artemisa Boston, a Minnesota-based agent with more than 20 years of experience, has found success helping Hispanic clients “reach the American Dream.”

Episode 73: Natural Disasters
Podcast
by The CE Shop Team

Natural disasters have lasting impacts beyond the physical damage inflicted on a community. It’s important to recognize what they are and how they can do lasting damage.

Which Real Estate Reality TV Show Should You Binge Today?
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Streaming services have gotten into the reality TV game, and real estate content is abundant. Check out The CE Shop’s list to see which show you should binge.

Luxury Real Estate in the Age of the Social Media Star
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Social media stars have embraced luxury real estate, from eccentrically decorated mansions to so-called collab houses where many content creators live together.

Great Agents Can Make or Break a Sight Unseen Sale
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

Pandemic-era safety concerns and outsized demand have a number of buyers purchasing homes without seeing them in person. Agents can tap into this phenomenon.

Finding “Normal” Post-COVID-19: Tips for Real Estate Agents
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

More than a year after the COVID-19 pandemic began, most restrictions have been lifted. If you’re nervous about getting back to normal, you’re not alone.

Millennials: Here's How to Decorate Your Parents' Basement
Blog
by The CE Shop Team

From curtain panels to vintage sofas, millennials don’t have to give up their personal style — even if they happen to be moving back in with their parents.