What does it take to become a real estate agent?

How long do you have to go to school for, what do you start out doing, and what exactly does your job like on a daily basis after you start?

Asked By: hotpinksugar - 12/20/2006
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The first thing you need to do is go to real estate school. Many community colleges offer the course. It usually takes a semester and then you have to take your state real estate exam. Once you pass that, you need to check out a few agencies such as REMAX, Century 21, etc. You are interviewing them because each... More
Answered By: Vin - 12/20/2006
Additional Answers (14)
First of all, you've got to make a pact with the devil.
Answered By: Ahwell - 12/20/2006
You have to take classes.
Answered By: Melissa - 12/20/2006
Answered By: cryingrainbow - 12/20/2006
take classes and pass the exam, call any real estate agency for info.
Answered By: David - 12/20/2006
i'm not exactly sure, I've thought about it myself. However, I have heard that you really don't make any money to begin'd be new in the business and you work off you'd have to spread the word and find some business...CAll a real estate office, i.e. coldwell banker and ask them...they are... More
Answered By: jgrand0 - 12/20/2006
Most people take courses at some community college or such because there is a state exam you must take to get your license.
Answered By: Michael C - 12/20/2006
Real estate broker... More
Answered By: kosmoistheman - 12/20/2006
This site will be very helpful. It's all about what you do as a real estate agent and best of all, it's realistic.
Answered By: Mister J - 12/20/2006
i watched this thing last night on tv it was like winning in the real estate business. he has some books and his name is steve kennedy! =]
Answered By: *Dancer* - 12/20/2006
40 hrs of classes( class room hrs), then you take the state exam a long with $400. Good luck, and remember the requirements vary by states.
Answered By: Nazeeh Akari - 12/20/2006
You definatly can't have any ethics or morales. It's just a matter of being a good salesperson and passing a test that I hear isn't too tough.
Answered By: wee-haw - 12/20/2006
You will need to take the appropriate classes, and pass all of the tests to obtain your real estate license. At this point you need to find a company to work for. You can do it on your own, but you will be responsible for all state regulated compliance issues and that is alot to handle, so if you are just starting out... More
Answered By: Puddinhead - 12/20/2006
Each state has their own real estate program. Contact the Real Estate schools in the city where you live for information about the Real Estate program and the cost. The Real Estate Courses vary in length depending on the state in which you live. Look online for Real Estate Schools.
Answered By: newyorkgal71 - 12/20/2006
Real estate school takes anywhere from 2 weeks to a month ($500-700). Take the state test ($60-85). fingerprinting and background check ($45-75). State RE sales license, ($60). Insurance ($130-300). Apply to RE offices, and badabing, you have a job. Now all you have to do is learn the ropes, and start making some... More
Answered By: badabingbob - 12/20/2006
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