Become a Real Estate Agent
Become a Real Estate Agent in No Time!
Keep scrolling to learn the steps to getting your real estate license.
Step 1. Enroll in the 90 hour* pre-licensing course.
Ready to jump into the real estate game? Don’t wait any longer, enroll today and take your first step towards an exciting career! With the pre licensing course you’ll learn all about property ownership, contracts, finance – everything a true professional needs. Get ready for knowledge bombs from experienced instructors who are here to get you on the path of success in no time. What’re ya waiting for!? Dive right in and become a respected realtor with this incredible opportunity – it’s sure to be lucrative!
*90 hours required for ND & MN, other states may have different requirements
Step 2. Apply to your state’s real estate commission
The commission is responsible for overseeing licensing and regulatory requirements for real estate professionals operating within the state. Your application should include all necessary documents, including your completed application form, any required fees, and proof of education and/or experience. Once you’ve submitted your application, it will be reviewed by the commission to ensure that you meet all necessary requirements. If approved, you’ll be issued code which enables you to take your real estate exam. It’s important to follow all steps and guidelines specified by your state’s commission to ensure a smooth and successful application process.
Step 3. Take your real estate exam
This exam is designed to test your knowledge and understanding of important real estate concepts and state-specific laws and regulations. By utilizing key resources such as study guides, practice exams, and online courses, you can help yourself feel more confident and prepared for the big day. Remember, passing the real estate exam is just one step towards a successful career in this exciting and rewarding industry!
Step 4. Choose a brokerage and onboard with your local real estate board office
Unlocking success in your real estate career starts with finding the right brokerage. Make sure to select a partner that shares your values and provides access to all the resources you need, then take it one step further by onboarding with your local real estate board! The benefits of membership are invaluable – think market insights, exclusive networking opportunities and educational courses – so don’t let those dues or orientation sessions deter you from signing up: becoming part of this powerful association is worth every bit of effort.
Got questions? We’ve got answers! Check out our list of commonly asked inquiries and get the scoop on all your burning queries.
How do I choose a brokerage?
For those looking to enter the world of real estate, choosing the right brokerage can be the key to success. With so many options available, it can be overwhelming to determine which one is the best fit for you. However, taking the time to research and explore various options will pay off in the long run. Finding a brokerage that aligns with your values, offers the training and support you need, and has a strong reputation in the industry can make all the difference in building a successful career. Your choice of brokerage ultimately becomes the foundation of your business, so choose wisely and confidently hang your license with a company that empowers you to reach your goals.
Should I join a team?
Being a real estate agent is a highly rewarding career choice, but there is more than one way to approach it. For some, working as an independent agent is the way to go – they love the freedom and flexibility involved. For others, being part of a team is the best way to reach their goals. Each option has its own benefits and drawbacks, so it’s important to consider your own personality and work style before making a decision. As a solo agent, you’ll have full control over your business and schedule, but also must bear the weight of all responsibilities. On the other hand, being a part of a team means sharing responsibilities and support but also possibly fewer earning opportunities. Ultimately, the choice between being an independent or team agent comes down to what best suits an individual’s goals and values as a real estate agent.
Why should I join the FM Team?
If you’re looking to jump-start your real estate career, our training program is the way to go! With proven success stories across the board, it’s a surefire way for you to become an expert in no time.
By joining The FM Team, you have a dynamic, impactful opportunity to get ahead in your career and immerse yourself into the supportive culture of collaboration.
You’ll get personalized mentoring from experienced agents, who are just as passionate about helping entrepreneurs, like yourself, soar higher than they ever thought possible. Our team’s work has positive effects for our agents, clients and community – you’ll never be stuck having to choose between earning more money or enjoying greater freedom because on this team, it all comes together!
Our goal is to help you achieve success, as defined by YOU!