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Career Toolbox–Career Information and Resource Center

Career Toolbox–Career Information and Resource Center

Welcome to the Career Toolbox, the single-source for real estate, appraisal, home inspection, and contractor related news and career information. Whether you are interested in entering the industry or are a veteran of the business, we're here to help you every step of the way. 

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Real Estate—Career Advice and Tips and Tricks for Agents and Brokers

Are you a seasoned veteran of the real estate game OR just got licensed and are eager to build your book of business? We offer real estate related advice as well as tips and tricks to help not only the new agent but the seasoned broker.

Appraisal—Topics of Interest and Career Advice for Appraisers

Whether you're just starting your career as an appraiser or working towards your Certified Residential Real Estate Property Appraiser license, we are here to help answer any questions you may have related to the appraisal industry.

Contractor—Topics Related to the Field of Residential Contractors

Have you been in the residential contracting field for years OR just starting out in the construction business?  As a contractor it is crucial to continue to learn and understand the changing needs of your clients, we are here to help.

Home Inspection—Career Guidance and Industry Related Topics for Home Inspectors

A typical home inspector spends his or her day in a wide-range of activities that requires a broad knowledge-base of topics. Understand what it takes to be successful in the home inspection business as well as stay up-to-date with changes to the industry.

Career Tips Video Library—RealXperts Webinar Archives and Toby Talks Video Series

Two powerful video series—RealXperts and Toby Talks. The RealXperts Webinar series archive feature experts on specialized topics delivering hard-hitting talks on topics that matter to real estate professionals. Toby Talks is a unique short video series featuring Toby Schifsky, National Director of Real Estate Education, answering your questions about launching or growing your real estate, appraisal, home inspection, or contracting career.

General Information Related to Education and the Real Estate Industry

We are committed to you succeeding in your career. No matter what career path you choose we have industry experts on staff to help you along the way. Learn more about getting the most out of your education, study tips, learning science, mentorship, and more.