You can become a real estate agent in about four to six months,depending on where you live. Online prelicensing classes can speed up the process. Requirements vary by state,but the general steps are totake a real estate prelicensing course,take the licensing exam,activate your license,and join a brokerage.
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How do I become a realtor?
1 Take a real estate pre-licensing course 2 Take the real estate licensing exam 3 Activate your real estate license 4 Consider becoming a Realtor 5 Join a brokerage
How do I start my own real estate business?
Get a real estate license. Find a real estate brokerage. Join the National Association of Realtors (NAR). Understand your income and budget. Make a business plan. Develop a marketing plan. Build your online presence. Find a mentor.
How do I prepare for a real estate license exam?
When you feel you檙e ready to take the exam, you檒l need to find a testing center near you. Then, you檒l need to contact them to register for an upcoming exam date. It might be helpful to ask them if they offer any simulation test days to help you practice before the big exam. The licensing exam has both national and state portions.
How do I invest in real estate?
Decide on a strategy. Some real estate investors buy properties, update them and then sell them again (known as flipping). Others buy investment properties they will rent out to tenants and some investors buy commercial buildings such as apartments or properties in malls and shopping centers.