The Field Of A Real Estate Broker

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The field of profession I have chosen to major in, is Real Estate, to become a real estate broker. Because of my extensive skills in communication, self-motivation, and networking, the field of business would be aptly suitable for me, especially in the field of real estate management and brokerage. However, in order to meet the requirements of the field, both those pertaining to the current residential and commercial real estate market and anticipating the future brokerage field, I would need to not only adapt to the variable demands of the field, but also stay current with new developments in technology and the economy.
As a real estate agent, every state requires agents to have a license. To obtain a license you must complete 75 hours of
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Along with the demands of the field, to become successful in the business of real estate, it is essential that I have certain skills. Skills I would need as a real estate agent are communication/interpersonal skills, networking, and self-motivation. In the real estate business, you have to be able to sell yourself, in order to sell property. Agents have to make clients believe in them, believe that everything they’re saying is true, smart, and that the client is making the best decision by choosing you as a realtor. As a real estate agent, according to state law, you must work with a broker, so this is where being communication comes in handy. Another skill that is a major plus to have, is networking. As everyone says, “it’s not what you know, it’s who you know.” So it’s smart that you network in this business, because the more people you know, the more potential clients there could be, and the more sales could be made. Generally, communication, interpersonal, and networking skills will take you a long way, as well as self-motivation. It is known that in the real estate industry there could be more down days than ups, due to dramatic, unexpected fluctuations in the economy, it makes sales more difficult for agents, so if you have self-motivation, it could bring something positive to the business, and gives you drive to work hard. For example, around the years of 2008-2010 there was a great recession. In that recession, no one could predict when
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