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I want to start a career in real estate. I eventually would like to be a broker. And start my own firm.?

What is the process? Until I start working with an agency. What books are what can I do to have more knowledge?

Asked By: noαmericαnfilm - 11/15/2007
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i don't know where you are but here in pa we have a reality company ... northwood realty they pay for your school and every thing then give you a job. the process is simple go to real estate school (normally about 6 weeks long) take your state exam and find a job.
Answered By: ebsharer - 11/15/2007
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depends on your state, but most states you must be an agent for a broker for a period of time say three years, afterward then you may sit for the brokers exam, which if you pass you may open your own place or work for another broker running an office some states allow you to be a broker right off the bat
Answered By: goz1111 - 11/15/2007
 
First step is to get your real estate sales person license... More
Answered By: Real Estate Guy - 11/15/2007
 
While this seems to be a good approach at a career, this might not be the best time. With the housing boom that is still slowing down, there are many realtors that are starting to have a hard time. It's like the mortgage companies. Everyone got into that, and now most of them are out of a job... More
Answered By: cyn99di - 11/15/2007
 
Depends on the state. Where I am..You need to take the required classes and pass your exams to get a license. It's not a cheap venture either. After you are an agent, you may or may not have to get a certain amount of experience before moving on the take further classes and then the Brokers exam.
Answered By: KitKat - 11/15/2007
 
the way the housing market and the economy is today i am not sure thats the smartest thing career move . there will be some movement in the housing market but the people who way them selves established the already will get bulk of the business but bearly . the market is going to be bad for aleast the next 5 years.
Answered By: bakenbacon - 11/15/2007
 
first you have to get your RE License. There are plenty of RE Licensing Schools that you can sign up with some are individual others you can take thru a community college. The cost is around $600.00. You have to take a 65 hour Real Estate Course. Once you pass the class exam they give you a certificate which you... More
Answered By: hj_thorne - 11/15/2007
 
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