Whether you are new to the work force, or are looking for a second (or even third) career, here are five signs that a career in the ever growing real estate industry is right for you.
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You want to be your own boss
If you want to set your own schedule, grow your own business and build your own sales network, selling real estate is ideal for you. If you have an entrepreneurial spirit and are driven to get your own leads and close deals, real estate can be the perfect choice.
Challenges excite you
A down market, a home with no curb appeal or time restrictions or limitations get your blood flowing. Some people perform better under pressure, so dealing effectively with any of these challenges can make you a better real estate agent. If you continue to learn from your colleagues or peers and are able to find solutions to any of these problems, then a career in real estate is for you.
You’re persistent and flexible
A certain level of tenacity is usually required to sell real estate. And at all times, you have to be flexible, especially at critical moments. Keeping the clients best interests in mind is paramount, so being flexible and persistent when it matters will help you close the deal so everyone goes home happy.
You’re a problem solver
Because your clients become a part of your network, and they drive referrals to keep your business growing, it’s vitally important you’re able to quickly and efficiently solve any problems. Strong client relations, along with your ability to solve problems will ensure your business and your network continue to grow
You have a positive outlook
Even during difficult times, it’s important to keep a positive outlook. If you convey positivity at all times, good things will happen and your clients will appreciate the bright outlook.
If this sounds like you give our Director of Career Development, Braden Wheatcroft, a call today at (844) 729-1149.
Vancouver Islands top brokerages in Nanaimo and Victoria, BC with over 300 highly qualified REALTORS® to make the home buying and selling process as seamless as it can be.