A Collection of Articles About Becoming A Real Estate Agent
Included in this post, I have chosen articles and resources to give you an overview of becoming a real estate agent, but first, a few brief points to consider.
If you have an eye for a good deal and have excellent people skills, plus an interest in property, then a career as a real estate agent might be a good career move for you. There are a lot of pros and cons to being a real estate agent. Here are a few issues to consider for this career.
Most of the time you’re dealing with large sums of money. People need to go through financing and they may get cold feet. It’s a big decision and they want to make sure they don’t end up regretting it. So closing the deal is not always guaranteed.
Even though you can make a lot of money in commissions, make sure you’re getting the best deal for your client. You don’t want to just close the deal for the money. You want happy and satisfied clients that will get you referrals.
Here are a few ideas you can use once you become a real estate agent:
You can help your clients get financing by setting up a joint venture with a mortgage company or broker. This works well for the broker, well for you, and well for your clients. Your broker sends you clients that are pre-approved and looking for a house. And you send your clients looking for a mortgage to your broker.
You could also make your service more valuable by setting up a joint venture with a contractor that will take care of any renovations, or updates that new buyers want to be completed before they move into their new home.
One more service you can offer is finding reliable movers you can pass on to your new homeowners or those people that just sold their home. In addition, storage services are something your clients may need.
All the above ideas make you more valuable to work with as a real estate agent and can propel your career because your adding value that your clients will benefit from.
Below are valuable resources included in this post that will give you a strong overview of a career as a real estate agent.
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