As we welcome in a new year there is much excitement and anticipation about the year ahead of us.
- 45% of Americans make New Years Resolutions
- 34% of those resolutions have a financial theme
- 46% will have realized or still be working towards their resolution in 6 months.
So your resolution is to stop working for someone else, to start a new career that gives you more flexibility to earn and schedule your time? If so you are going to need a plan! Where do you start?
A real estate career is one the requires very little time or expense to get started and can be a robust form of income for the right person. Don’t confuse easy to get licensed and start a career with easy to make lots of money. A career in real estate takes hard work and dedication.
Traits of a successful agent
- Solution driven
- Not afraid to talk to people
IF you can work a schedule in a disciplined way you can make a full time salary working half the hours.
One of the first things you will need to do is to talk to someone who actually works in real estate to give you the “Real Story”. While a real estate career can be flexible and profitable it still take dedication and commitment, so be sure you get all the information BEFORE you sign up for school so you can make good decisions.
Here are some tips
- Remember you are looking for a mentor not a boss.
- Avoid one size fits all training.
- Understand all the costs before you start.
It is important to take the time and find the right fit for you and your future career with someone who will support and assist you to achieve your dreams.
Clarity Street Realty is a small independent firm hand selecting new agents and giving them one on one attention to help them get their new careers on track the right way. Our newer agents are coached and mentored to create and work a plan and a schedule. These agents have achieved great success averaging 1-2 million in sales their first year.
If you would like to know more about a career we would love to meet with you and see if you are a good fit for our program, call or Carolyn 314-378-7869 or email Carolyn@claritystreetrealty.com for a confidential appointment to discuss your options.