Alright, now that you are all caught up let's get in to phase 2. What are the up front costs associated with becoming a Real Estate Agent? The more you know, the more prepared you will be. Here is a list of possible expenses. This can vary depending on several circumstances. This is just a sample expense list and these are all ball park numbers.
Real Estate Classes: $945
TREC Application Fee: $205
Testing Center Fee: $54
Joining a Local Board: $300
Fingerprinting fee: $40
Supra (key that allows you to show homes): $245
Other possible start up fees:
Buying a domain: $16
Business cards: $30
Total: Give or take you're looking at right around $2,000. You are in essence creating your own business and this will be around what you're looking at for your upfront cost. I say this not to scare you away. I say this to inform you. Knowledge is power. Being prepared is key. You will make more confident decisions when you have more knowledge and insight. Stay tuned for other posts in this blog series that will include, 'How do I choose my brokerage?', and 'Ongoing fees associated with being a Real Estate Agent'. Be sure to 'LIKE' and 'FOLLOW' me at facebook.com/SellWithCassie and you will be alerted once new blogs are posted. Still have questions? Email me at: Cassie@RogersHealy.com. I'm here and happy to help!
Disclaimer: These are my opinions and my opinions alone of my experience with obtaining my real estate license and the costs involved. They are unique to me and my journey. Your experience will be different and will depend on your mindset, drive, ambition, personality, action you take, companies you go through, brokerage you join, and other external circumstances beyond my control. I always encourage you to do your own due diligence and research.
Author:Cassie Pierce Phone: 214-213-7054 Dated: December 12th 2016 Views: 194 About Cassie: Cassie Pierce was born and raised in the North Dallas area. She comes from a big family which now in...
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