Real Estate Agents
They help people buy, sell, or lease land or property.
$19.05 per hour on average
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|Education & Training
Postsecondary vocational training is common.
|Related Programs (Current training programs available)
|On the Job
- Present buyers' offers to sellers or sellers' agents.
- Make sure that terms and conditions of purchase are met before closing dates.
- Interview potential buyers to determine their wants, needs, and price range.
- Prepare real estate contracts. Accept deposits on homes.
- Supervise closings. Make sure all purchase documents are complete.
- Listen to buyers' offers. Accept or reject offers. May negotiate different terms of sale.
- Market their services through newspaper and TV ads, mailings, billboards, or real estate booklets.
- Determine the competitive market price for a property.
- Explain characteristics of properties to buyers. Describe the terms of the sale.
- Use computers to put together listings of properties for sale.
- Determine if clients have clear property titles.
- Review clients' construction plans and make recommendations.
- Explain the buying process to clients and answer their questions.
- Inspect properties and notify owners of any problems.
- Attend seminars and training sessions to improve sales techniques.
- Appraise the value of properties. Suggest ways property owners can increase the value of their property.
- Coordinate meetings between buyers and sellers.
- Help clients obtain the best financing option.
- Review literature to remain knowledgeable about real estate markets.
- Evaluate clients' financial status.
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