3 Tips for New Real Estate Agents – How to Pass the Exam!
If you’re interested in a career in real estate or already have your license but are at a loss as to what to do with it, then this is the post for you!
Today, I will be giving you 3 tips that will help you get started in the industry and boost your career in the long run.
1. Schedule time to study the material
The idea of time blocking has becoming increasingly popular in recent years, and the concept behind it is simple.
Lay out your day in a “block” format, where each task and event has a set time period in which you will participate in it. When you are prepping for your real estate exam, schedule at least one hour a day to sit down and review the material.
Consistency is key, so keeping real estate concepts fresh on the mind on a regular basis will help you tremendously when it comes time to take the exam.
2. Start branding yourself early
Don’t wait until you have your license to develop your brand’s image!
As a real estate professional, who you are and how you represent yourself is essentially your entire business.
For example, choosing what color scheme you want to use for business cards, your website, and even marketing campaigns can relieve pressure for when you have your license. Creating your Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook pages ahead of time can better prepare you for when you will start to utilize these platforms in the future.
3. Never stop learning
A lot of agents think that once they have their license, they have finished the studying portion of their careers.
But with that mentality, you’ll never advance to the higher levels of the real estate game. Learning and studying contracts, the local real estate market, and acquiring certifications are all aspects of educating yourself that you can do every single day.
Good agents’ study to get their license, but great ones never stop learning.
If you like what you’re reading, consider checking out my book, “How I Became a Real Estate Agent at 18,” for an in-depth summary on how to get your real estate license and what to do when you’ve got it.