3 Key Reasons to Consider a Career in Real Estate

by Dusty Rhodes on Aug 20, 2020  in 
  • Realtors
  • Real Estate
  • affordable moving
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 Choosing the right career path can be a daunting decision and one that should not be taken lightly. That’s why it’s important to choose a career that fits your personality and your lifestyle. If you consider yourself to be an ambitious, hardworking, and organized person then you might be a perfect fit for a career in real estate. Like any career, real estate comes with it’s own challenges. However, if you are tough enough to handle these hurdles then you might find a career in real estate to be both financially and emotionally rewarding. From the ability to make commissions to creating your own flexible work schedule, there are many benefits to having a career in real estate and here are the top three.


There’s No Cap on Earnings

The sky’s the limit when it comes to real estate commissions. Unlike many other commissioned jobs that have earning caps, there is no limit to how many houses you can sell or how much money you can make. Depending on the amount of time and energy you are willing to devote, you have a limitless earning potential that can be very financially rewarding. While this also means you don’t earn a paycheck if you’re not selling, it’s still possible to earn more than you ever expected as long as you’re willing to work for it.


Flexible Work Schedule

In a world where many people are racing between school drop-off, sports practices, doctor’s appointments, and dealing with sick kids, a flexible work schedule can be a major perk. Real estate careers tend to be very flexible and allow you to set your own schedule, whether you work for a large firm or for yourself. If your child has soccer practice or you’re headed to a doctor’s appointment, you can easily schedule appointments with clients or house showings around your schedule. You can also enjoy time off whenever you choose, as long as you’re putting in the work and earning an adequate income.


Socialize and Meet New People

Do you enjoy meeting new people and expanding your network of contacts? If so, real estate may be the perfect career for you. You will be meeting and talking with people all the time so this is a great way to socialize with others while expanding your personal network. Whether you are conducting an open house, meeting with prospective clients, or negotiating with other realtors, you will have plenty of opportunities to socialize. Many real estate professionals also participate in community events in order to build connections with buyers, sellers, contractors, and other professionals so this is a great career for building social and professional relationships.

Dusty Rhodes