Careers Getting a Real Estate License Entry into the real estate profession takes preparation. As with other professions, licensing is required. Licensing requirements and costs vary from state to state, but generally range between $1,000-$2,000 for start-up costs such as pre-licensing classes, the state licensing exam, and real estate association memberships. It is also recommended that you enter the business with […]
Careers Is Real Estate Right for You? A career in real estate can be exciting and very rewarding both personally and financially. Real estate agents are experts in the process of buying and selling homes, and their interests extend beyond the transactions themselves into the enjoyment that comes from working with people, helping families, and assisting communities to grow and prosper. When […]
Careers Considering a Career Change Perhaps more than any other profession, real estate is the domain of the motivated entrepreneur. Real estate is led and dominated by people with talent, savvy, a commitment to personal service, and a need to succeed. If doing things you enjoy each day and earning a great income while having control over your schedule and […]
Careers Check Your Sales Skills Real estate sales can be a challenging and rewarding career. The way business is conducted in the real estate industry has certainly changed with the advent of the Internet and new technologies and consumers now know more about the home buying and selling process than ever before. You may be tech savvy but in order […]
Careers Qualities of a Great Agent The most common question asked by people considering a career in real estate is, “What are the qualities of a great real estate agent?” (Okay, maybe that’s the second question after “How much money can I make?”) Let’s look at the typical qualities of top-producing real estate agents: Hard working Goal-oriented Persevering Technologically proficient Self-motivated […]
Careers What to Expect Prospecting is the single most crucial element in the business and presents the biggest challenge for most real estate agents. Prospecting can be done in a number of ways: Contacting your sphere of influence Open houses Office inquiries Online techniques Canvassing Handing out business cards And lots more! The important thing to realize is that […]
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