How To Become a Realtor:
To become a realtor, it’s important to first obtain a high school diploma or equivalent certificate (GED). You will also need to be at least 18 years old and complete 90 hours of real estate education courses, approved by the Louisiana Real Estate Commission. Following these courses, you must pass the real estate salesperson licensing examination. Then, select a broker who you would like to work with. For any suggestions on where to take classes or how to choose a broker, you are welcome to call us at any time. We are happy to answer any questions you have about how to become a realtor, as well as help you jumpstart your career as a real estate agent. Below, you can also find some frequently asked questions.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Real Estate sales provide an opportunity to make your own schedule and run your own business with a minimum amount of up front cost. Besides how much money you make is completely determined by your input.
The first step is to set up an appointment discuss the many benefits of being associated with Newfield Realty Group. Randy or myself will be happy to answer any questions you may have and work with you to determine how you can get started on a successful real estate career.
Real estate classes offered by local real estate schools, certified by the State of Louisiana, are varied in format, from all-day to nights, part time to full time. Some even offer on-line classes to allow students to work at their pace. The amount of time depends on your schedule. Generally, the process takes from four to twelve weeks.
This is completely up to you. The more you put in, the more you will get back from this business.
Your business can start by people you already know or from complete strangers. We will help you focus on developing your network at Newfield Realty Group.
The first year is approximately $1,500. Due to tuition, your real estate license, membership dues in the local, state and National Association of Realtors, errors and omission insurance, etc.
Have more questions?
Call Brenda Newfield with Newfield Realty Group at 504.228.6500