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Becoming a Real Estate Agent
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Becoming a Real Estate Agent

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Coordinates the activities of real estate representatives in selling and leasing real estate, ensuring compliance with legislative requirements. Registration or licensing is required.
Training time 0.5 - 2 years
Avg. weekly wage $1,452
Employment prospects Strong
Employment size 15,600

What does a Real Estate Agent do?

  • accepting and listing properties and businesses for sale and lease, conducting inspections, and advising buyers on the merits of properties and businesses and the terms of sale or lease
  • advising vendors of sales and marketing options such as sale by auction and open house inspections
  • cataloguing and detailing land, buildings and businesses for sale or lease and arranging advertising
  • assessing buyers' needs and locating properties and businesses for their consideration
  • offering valuations and advice for buying and selling properties and businesses, and structuring the terms of settlement
  • collecting and holding rent monies from tenants, and remitting to owner on agreed basis
  • monitoring and addressing non-compliance with terms and conditions of tenancy and pursuing rental arrears
  • developing and implementing business plans, budgets, policies and procedures for the agency

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