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Evergreen Professional Training, Inc., is committed to delivering real estate clock-hour classes that address the most up-to-date industry trends and regulatory issues in Washington state. Our team of DOL Certified Real Estate Instructors are professionals with real estate backgrounds and experts in the content of the courses they teach. As an organization, EPTI is active in industry associations and legislative forums to ensure that our content and presentations are consistently in compliance with state laws and best practices in real estate in Washington.


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The Ripple Effect

Throw a pebble in a pond and ripples roll out. Throw several pebbles in and more ripples roll out and collide and form new patterns. Close a business down and people not associated with the business are affected. The restaurant is closed. Power use age goes down,...

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The Tortoise and the Hare

The Tortoise and the Hare

Most of us remember Aesop’s fable of The Tortoise and the Hare.  In business and in life some of us are hares  -  first to respond  to the latest trend, first to have the latest gadget.  And some of us are tortoises.  But we keep on ‘keeping on’ and get there in the...

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You have to be Kidding!

You have to be Kidding!

I taught a class yesterday on Ethics and several of the agents in the class shared a new trend that seems to be happening.  The trend certainly points to low ethical standards if not outright misrepresentation. It seems agents are ‘virtual staging’...

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Is a Real Estate Career for You?

Is a Real Estate Career for You?

The real estate market is turning and we are seeing an uptick in folks taking the pre-license exam.  Is a real estate career a good choice for you?  We recommend you do some careful study before rushing in to take the required courses and exams. First,...

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Is it too easy to get a Real Estate license?

Is it too easy to get a Real Estate license?

A lot of folks would say yes. I hear many complaints from agents who think the licensing requirements need to be raised as they are fed up with dealing with untrained and unprofessional agents.   Changing the requirements would be a challenge as the wheels...

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How to Lose a Sale

How to Lose a Sale

The selling agent was texting the listing agent and demanding the seller sign the paperwork of the already accepted transaction???? What accepted transaction?? According to the selling agent all those texts that were sent to the listing agent created a binding contract!! Wow!

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Do Something!

Do Something!

Once again I heard an agent complain about the lack of integrity and professionalism in the real estate industry and ‘why doesn’t the DOL (Dept of Licensing) do something about it?”.

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