Realtor® as a Profession: What's it Like?

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Wondering if you're suited to a career in real estate? Will you enjoy the profession? Will you be successful?

Real estate sales can be very rewarding and challenging. When you invest the time, energy and passion in the real estate business, the professional satisfaction and financial rewards can be very good, in both slow and good economic times. If you are contemplating becoming a Realtor®, here are some things you should consider:

5 Habits of Effective Real Estate Agents

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Effective agents are smart business people. They understand what needs to be done, what habits they need to develop and practice, how to surround themselves with the right people . . . and they work hard to get results.

So what do effective agents do?


1. Effective Agents have Mentors – No matter how productive we are, there is someone out there doing more. Someone has walked the path that you are on and they have discovered the benefits and possible pitfalls that you will face. Productive agents seek them out and learn from them.

Thinking of Making a Career Change in the New Year?

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Thinking of a new career in the New Year?  If it's the right time for you to start a new path, real estate can offer you a solid career with potential that is only limited by how much work you are willing to put into it. Here are a few of the reasons that real estate is a great career choice.

You can get started quickly. Pre-licensing classes are offered online and can be completed within several weeks.