After a long and hard few years, there is great news in the real estate market. Builders are coming out in force investing in properties and starting new projects across the country. Florida, California, North Carolina, and Colorado are some of the states that have a variety of new residential communities under construction; everything from retirement communities to single family home developments. Builders’ investing in new projects again is further evidence that the real estate market is on track for recovery.
With the increasing signs of a strengthening real estate market will emerge an increasing opportunity in real estate careers. There has never been a better time to make the move to a career in real estate. Many people are surprised to learn that you can earn your real estate license in a little as a couple of weeks, depending on what state you live in. Even more surprising is that for an investment of just a few hundred dollars, you could be on your way to a lucrative career in real estate.
Most states have online real estate schools on the approved list of education providers. The availability of online real estate schools makes completing your required real estate courses more convenient than ever before. Course materials are available to you 24 hours a day, which frees you to study whenever your schedule allows. How long it takes to complete your real estate course studies is entirely up to you.
No matter what state you live in, the cost of the real estate training necessary to take the real estate license exam will be well under $1,000.00. This is just a fraction of the cost of one semester of college. With the average real estate commission between 5% and 6%, you could get your investment back in your very first paycheck. Not many careers will allow you to hit the ground running for such a small investment of time and money.
Solutions to high unemployment levels are one of the last missing pieces of our national economic puzzle. Finding secure employment with opportunities for growth is crucial for the millions of Americans who are struggling with unemployment or underemployment. Experts agree that growth is expected in the real estate industry over the next decade. Combine the low cost and convenience of earning your real estate license with the anticipated growth in the industry and you have one fantastic opportunity to change your life forever.
The real estate market is heading for recovery and there is still plenty of time to jump on the train. If you start now, you could be starting your real estate career as the spring season begins. Do not waste any more time struggling to make ends meet. An exciting new career with your real estate license awaits you.
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About The Author: Tom Davidson is the acting Director of Sales & Operations for Colibri Real Estate, LLC. Since 1996 the companies under this banner have offered online real estate licensing and insurance licensing courses as well as online real estate exam prep and insurance exam prep.