Becoming a licensed real estate agent could be a great career opportunity for you!
Becoming a real estate agent, or real estate salesperson can open up a fulfilling and rewarding new career. Here are 4 reasons to become a real estate agent.
1. You don’t need years of post secondary school and expensive student loans
In fact, most states simply require a 40 hour pre-licensing course and that’s it! In fact, in Michigan, you could be a licensed broker(able to run your own real estate firm) by the time you’re 22-the same age when most of your peers are just finishing up their schooling and entering their careers. You can be established in yours already.
2. The median salary for real estate sales agents is more than the US median salary
According to The Balance, the median wage in 2017 for all careers was $44,564. The 2017 median salary for brokers and sales agents was $47,880 per year, according to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics. That difference means a lot more coffee!
3. Pre-licensing training in Michigan costs as little as $169
In Michigan, a 40 hour pre-licensing course is all that is required to sit for the real estate sales person exam. At Real Estate Leadership Academy, we offer them for as low as $169 and it’s completely online. Click here to view Michigan sales person pre-licensing courses.
4. As a real estate sales agent, you can have a great work-life balance
Having a work/life balance is becoming more and more of a perk that companies are offering. What if your entire career had a built in work life balance? As a real estate sales agent, you have the ability to schedule showings and office work around your schedule. In fact, may people work as a sales agent as a side occupation.
Ready to get started as a real estate sales person in Michigan? Click this link and let’s go!