So you just got your real estate license. What happens next?
Most real estate agents operate independently, under the supervision of a managing or principal broker. After getting your real estate license, you’ll essentially launch and develop your own business, spending considerable time prospecting for buyers and sellers. Principal brokers and real estate agencies typically help new agents launch their careers with good training and mentoring programs. Make sure when choosing a brokerage that you find one with the level of support you desire.
You may want to run your own brokerage one day or elect to focus on sales, while working under a larger organization’s umbrella. You can also choose to specialize in a particular area, such as:
What should you consider when choosing a brokerage? We recommend doing your research to ensure that it's a good fit for your goals.
A few things you may want to find out before you make your decision are:
The choice of brokerage is an important one. Be sure that your long-term goals align with the long-term vision of your prospective employer.