5 Things to Consider Before Becoming a Broker
Have you ever watched those real estate shows on HGTV and thought – “Hey, being a real estate agent looks easy and glamorous! I’m fun, cute, and social! I could do that in my sleep”? The truth is, a career in real estate isn’t just driving around with people to chat and look at houses. The real estate industry is big business, and being an agent is a serious profession with a lot of responsibility. Are you up for the challenge? To be a broker you have to get a real estate license, which means taking a prelicensing course, passing a licensing exam, paying fees, and submitting an application. Then every few years, you have to renew your license: pay a fee and complete continuing education. Are you ready for the responsibilities of a real estate broker? Take a look at a few of the things you should consider before leaping into the real estate profession.
- It’s About Relationships
- It’s About Juggling Multiple Roles
- It’s About Managing Your Own Business
- It’s About Hard Work and Lots of Hours