What do you have to do to be a Real Estate Agent?

My dream job is to be a real estate agent. I've heard that I should go to college, or that I should just take many business classes. What should I do?

Asked By: samantha_mora_13 - 5/12/2008
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You need to have done a short course which is specific for real estate agents and then register yourself as an agent.
Answered By: Sam M - 5/12/2008
Additional Answers (2)
Each state set their own rules regarding this profession. However, most require several hours of classroom education and field training. There is also a test given by the state that will result in a certificate that then allows the practice of selling real estate to begin. Good luck!!!
Answered By: LarryLJones - 5/12/2008
Most states have licensing requirements that include taking real estate classes and passing a state exam. Those classes will give you the "nuts and bolts" of selling real estate. If I were you I'd do a search for real estate licensing requirements in your state. You might also type in "Real Estate Commission" and your... More
Answered By: Marte C - 5/14/2008
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