This website is the resource for the beginning of your real estate career! The internet is full of information, both good and bad, about establishing a career as a real estate agent. This site puts all the information in one place so that you can spend less time searching and more time obtaining your real estate license. Select your state below to get your state’s requirements for obtaining a real estate license.
How to Become a Real Estate Agent
Becoming a real estate agent has become quite simple with the convenience of modern technology. A potential agent can be selling homes in less than 6 months for less than $500 in schooling. Considering the amount of money a real estate agent can potentially make, that is an astronomical return on investment. In today’s 2013 market there are a few facts you must know going in to the real estate field.
Firstly, with foreclosures at record level, there is a surplus of homes waiting to be bought. Secondly, mortgage interest rates are at the lowest they have been since the 50′s. Home buyers will not likely see mortgage rates this low again in their lifetime. So what does this mean for you? This means that you have the opportunity to capture buyers who are looking to buy a house in a buyers market. This is of course, good news for you!
The market is by no means what it was 5 years ago, however, that market was inflated from loans that were eventually defaulted on 5 years ago. The real estate market will come back strong, rest assured. The questions is, will you be a part of the comeback or will you continue to hesitate in making a move into the real estate business?
If you have the mind of an entrepreneur, a heart to help people, and a passion for success, you should definitely consider a career as a real estate agent.