Careers in Real Estate
Explore an Exciting Career in Real Estate
The real estate profession can be both exciting and rewarding, especially if you are looking for a career where you control your own business – where your entrepreneurial spirit can take you to the top. The sky’s the limit!
Benefits of a Real Estate Career
Become a licensed salesperson and you can:
- Be your own boss and enjoy unlimited earning potential.
- Be creative and have fun.
- Help buyers and sellers realize their dreams.
- Enjoy the variety, networking, and growth.
- Make a meaningful difference in people’s lives.
- Get started quickly and inexpensively.
- Create a healthy balance of work and play.
What Does It Take to Achieve Success?
Success in real estate requires energy, enthusiasm, a positive attitude, and hard work. If you’re self-motivated, disciplined, and determined, then you’ll find a career in real estate a great choice. If you’re a good listener and communicator and are passionate about helping others achieve their homeownership goals, you’ll love each day in real estate.
What distinguishes a REALTOR® from a Real Estate Licensee?
Not every real estate licensee is a REALTOR®. Joining your local board/association of REALTORS® shows potential clients that you are a dedicated professional who is qualified to handle their transactions in a competent, ethical, and fair manner. REALTORS® are professional members of the National Association of REALTORS® and subscribe to its strict code of ethics. Membership in the local, state and national REALTOR® associations also gives you access to a wealth of tools to help your business thrive.
Other Facets of the Profession
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