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Online Real Estate Schools Unlock Your Earning Potential

Online Real Estate Schools Unlock Your Earning Potential

by Joe Taylor
January 21, 2010

Online real estate schools can help you earn steady part-time commissions or a lucrative full-time income as a licensed real estate agent.

Until recently, most states required prospective agents and brokers to attend a certified real estate school before earning their certifications or licenses. Technology has liberated students from the classroom, and many states allow students to enroll in online real estate schools. Working professionals with a four-year degree in another field can transfer many of their existing credits toward an additional degree in real estate sales.

Real Estate School Training

Many online real estate schools offer professional development opportunities for real estate agents and brokers to sharpen their skills. In many cases, experienced real estate brokers and rookie agents collaborate in online chats and on teleclass bridges to share the latest trends and techniques in sales and staging. Programs in real estate administration teach brokers how to leverage their own portfolios for maximum profit.

Though online database technology has sparked a flurry of interest in "for sale by owner" transactions, the vast majority of homeowners prefer to hire an experienced real estate agent to handle their deals. With more online real estate schools opening up every year, you can leverage your connections and your community knowledge into a challenging and lucrative career.




About the Author
Author and business coach, Joe Taylor Jr. helps professionals change careers. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Communications from Ithaca College.