Discovering a Career in Real Estate

Like many people, you may not realize that real estate is so much a part of your life. Think about it. You live in a house or an apartment. You shop at malls, buy food in supermarkets, and have your teeth cleaned in a professional building. You work in an office building. You stay in hotels or at a resort. You eat in restaurants, attend the theater, have season tickets to a sporting event, work out in the gym, belong to a tennis club. Maybe you keep some of your paraphernalia in a public storage facility.



8,100 new jobs in real estate in December
The United States added 8,100 jobs in the real estate sector in December, according to the latest jobs report from the U.S. Department of Labor’s Bureau of Labor Statistics. Other notable changes include: The jobless rate fell 0.2 percent year-over-year from 4.1 percent in December 2017 The total unemployment number also fell by 276,000 year-over-year […]
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There’s more to real estate than selling homes
When most people think of real estate, they think of agents who specialize in buying and selling homes. In reality, the industries involved in real estate are wide ranging and varied, including everything from agents to architects to brokers. 
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Is Real Estate For You?
You have to decide whether you want a career in real estate. A great place to start is by understanding your natural strengths and interest as it relates to career planning in general.
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Why Choose Real Estate?
People have gone into real estate by accident, design, or necessity. Some real estate professionals have started fresh out of school, others at various stages of their careers.
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What is Real Estate?
Real estate in a broad sense is not merely property. It is also an industry made up of thousands of companies producing products and providing financial and property services, an investment class, and a highly regulated enterprise.
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You are a constant user and perhaps even an owner of real estate. But have you ever considered real estate as a career?

This site is designed to help you answer that question. It is intended to help you decide whether you want to pursue a career in real estate, as well as to help you learn about the many career opportunities available – so that you can consider the available choices and decide on a suitable career path. You can find a very meaningful and fruitful career in real estate if you start by determining how your skill sets, strengths, goals, and desires match the various career opportunities that are available. Career planning is essential, whether you are in school, a recent graduate or considering a career change, you owe it to yourself to explore every possibility that allows you to use your strengths and enjoy a rewarding career.

We hope you find our site to be a valuable resource as you explore careers in real estate.

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