Envision a Successful Career in Real Estate
Tony Clark Realtors is expanding! We seek individuals who possess integrity, motivation to succeed, and the desire to be of service to others. If you seek to increase your business and live a full, rewarding life then Tony Clark Real Estate is for you! Tony Clark Realtors offers a culture where you can succeed, and create a career, not just a job. Connect with Angela Clark today regarding your interest.
Your first step to starting your real estate sales career is to attend a real estate school to prepare for your state licensing examination. Click here for a list of approved pre-license providers from the Kentucky Real Estate Commission.
Answers to the most frequently asked questions regarding Kentucky Real Estate Salesperson License & Licensing Process can be found below, as well as expectations as to a career in real estate. Please feel free to contact Angela Clark or Tony Clark with any additional questions! We are happy to help you evaluate your career choice and help you make the most informed decision. We can also set up an appointment with you to help you learn more about the opportunities with Tony Clark Realtors, and how we can help you save time, save money and be successful for the long-term.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I get a real estate license in the state of Kentucky?
- Be at least 18 years of age
- have attained a high school diploma or GED equivalency.
- Candidates who have completed at least 28 credit hours at a post secondary institution may submit a copy of the transcript in lieu of the high school or GED.
- have completed six semester credit hours in real estate courses from an accredited college or university OR 96 classroom hours in real estate courses from a Kentucky Approved Proprietary School.
- must submit to a criminal background check.
How do I take the pre-license course?
You can take the pre-license course at an approved school in a classroom setting, or through an online course. When you successfully complete the pre-license course, you will be required to take a state exam. If you pass the state exam you will be issued a salespersons license. You must affiliate with a broker who will actually hold your license.
How long is the course?
In a classroom setting, it can range from a few weeks to a month or more, depending on whether you take all-day or evening/weekend classes. Whether in a classroom, online, or a combination of both, it is a 96 hour course.
How do I choose a company?
It is important for you to choose a company that meets your expectations in terms of exceptional training, leading technology and marketing, professional office support, and top notch reputation in the marketplace. Contact Tony Clark Realtors to schedule an appointment.
What will it cost me to get started?
There are several start-up costs when beginning your real estate career. Some fixed costs include: the pre-license course, the state exam and license fee. In addition, when you join the Greater Owensboro Realtor Association, you will incur an application fee and prorated annual dues. You may need to make an investment in technology tools -a laptop, supra key, etc. New agents should always have at least 6 months of expenses in reserve. It can take a few months to get your business going.
How soon can I expect to generate income?
The exciting thing about a career in real estate is that you are limited only by your drive and imagination. Some new agents are selling homes in the first couple of months while others may take a little longer to get their client base established.
What is required to be successful in real estate?
Dedication, hard work, and a great attitude! The most successful agents are also highly motivated and outgoing.
Is it important for me to be technologically savvy?
To be successful in today’s competitive marketplace, it is vital to utilize the technology tools available that will help you to be more productive and efficient. You don’t have to be a computer geek, but you do need to be willing to learn!
What type of equipment will I need to get started?
While interviewing with brokers, first determine what is available to you in the office environment. Also note that “smart phones”/PDAs and laptop computers are essential tools of the leading agents today. Consider these items when planning your budget.
What can I expect to make in my first year? Second? Third?
A career in the real estate industry offers the benefits and advantages of running your own business. You decide how many hours you want to work and how much money you want to make — and the best part is that your earning potential is unlimited! No one determines your salary or your raises but you! With the heart of a teacher, we are here to help: connect with Angela Clark today!
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