Personal Narrative: A Career As A Real Estate Agent

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In my opinion Franklin D. Roosevelt says it best, “Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care… it is about the safest investment in the world.” To be successful in real estate I have to be able to put my clients’ interests and needs before mine. The benefits of homeownership I want to give people are, the benefit of privacy, the appreciation of the investment, and increased equity.
Real estate is my dream job; I have moved around eight times. My mom is probably one of the hardest clients anyone could have; she knows what she likes and that is what she will get. I have found her a couple of the houses she has lived in. A real estate job
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With long hours though, real estate offers a very flexible schedule. Although the hours are often irregular and could mean lots of hours on the weekend (“What They Do”). With long irregular hours the chance to make a difference in someone's life makes up for it("How to Become a Real Estate Agent."). Many professionals spend endless hours studying cities and towns, buildings and neighborhoods, and assessing property values("Become a Real Estate Broker and Sales Agent - Careers - The College Board."). According to Mike Weaver, a big positive about real estate for him is that he can set his own hours and work as much or as little as he would like …show more content…
Y. Monk Real Estate School with courses offered throughout the state. Since 1975, J. Y. Monk Real Estate School has taught well over 200,000 students in our Broker Prelicensing and Post Licensing Courses, "Exam Prep" Cram Courses, Continuing Education Courses and BICAR Courses. J.Y. Monk courses are offered by J.Y. Monk Real Estate Training Center: Virginia College, LLC, a division of Education Corporation of America (ECA). ECA is a highly-reputable school, fully committed to investing in the long-term growth and success of you and your North Carolina real estate career.("North Carolina Real Estate Classes - JY Monk Real Estate School."). Things agents do in the real estate field to put them ahead of others is get a bachelor degree in business and to also take appraising classes. That is not necessary for everyone going into the field but it could help in the end when it comes to how valuable an agent is to the real estate

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