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Road Map to Real Estate
Transcript of Road Map to Real Estate
Are you self-disciplined, financially stable and an independent worker who is excited about starting your own business?
Are you prepared to accept a changing and busy schedule?
Do you follow through in your communications with others?
Do you present yourself with confidence & professionalism?
Are you willing and able to invest time and effort now to gain income later?
Take your classes
75-hour Broker Pre-license Topics textbook course (online or in-person)
15-hour Broker Pre-license Applied Real Estate Principles interactive course ( always in person)
Take and pass the two course exams (75% or better)
Each course exam can be taken up to 4 times
Pass the exam
50 questions for the state exam
100 questions for the national exam
3 hours to complete
Test is administered by Applied Measurement Professionals (AMP)
State exam can be taken up to 4 times (75% or better)
Find the right brokerage
What is most important to you in selecting your brokerage? Is it training? Coaching? Support tools? Technology?
Schedule an interview with the Managing Broker of the offices you are interested in
Talk to a broker associate that works in the office
Evaluate your options and make the choice that will be best for launching your career
Launch your new career
Start organizing a spreadsheet of your contacts including name, email address, mailing address and phone number to send out announcements
Make a set schedule with your Managing Broker to establish a consistent routine
Embrace each day as an opportunity to learn and build your real estate knowledge
Wake up each day thankful that you have chosen a career where success is directly tied to the effort you put in!
Qualify to get your license in the State of Illinois
Be at least 21 years old
Be a high school graduate or equivalent (G.E.D.)
Paperwork and training
Complete all necessary paperwork with the support of the office staff including the independent contractor’s agreement, brokerage forms and association forms
Go to training, as much as possible
Road Map to Real Estate
How to become a successful realtor