The good folks at DPOR are working hard to get your license paperwork processed — applications, transfers, and the like.
We’ve already given you some tips on how to speed that process; we’ve got some more info to pass on.
Don’t call DPOR and ask for the status of your license. No one there can give it to you.
Get that? The same people who process applications are answering the phones, so every minute spent explaining “I’m sorry, I can’t provide that information” means one minute fewer actually processing it.
A concern among Realtors® who change firms is the amount of time it takes for their licenses to become active with their new brokerages. Last week, we told you about why some license transfers were taking a little longer than others.
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“Renters Really Prefer Owning, Builder Survey Says,” says the Wall Street Journal. I grabbed that immediately — looked like a good, positive story.
Unfortunately, the survey the story is based on doesn’t really say that.
Sayeth the Journal:
A survey from PulteGroup — one of the nation’s largest home builders — has found a surprising result: Many renters want to buy homes.