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Real Estate School: What Are the Benefits?

Are you considering becoming a real estate agent and aren’t sure whether enrolling in a real estate school is worth the investment? We’ve outlined a few benefits that may help you in making a decision.

Be Prepared for the Exam

An obvious benefit to enrolling in a real estate school is the fact that it will make you well prepared for the exam. The curriculum is tailored to cover the topics you’ll need to be familiar with, and may include quizzes with practice questions similar to what you can expect to see on the actual exam. Taking a pre-licensing course is also a good way to ensure you’re receiving the most current information while fulfilling the educational hours you need to acquire in order to apply for your license. While it’s an additional cost upfront, it can increase the likelihood that you’ll pass the exam the first time, saving you money and stress in the long run.

Learn From Professionals

An accredited real estate school employs professional instructors who are highly qualified and have years of experience in the real estate industry. Your instructors will be able to provide real-life examples based on first hand experience. Besides preparing you for the exam, they will be able to share some insight on the reality of a career in real estate. You will have the ability to ask questions and receive expert advice to help you get a clear understanding of the material.

Start Networking

networkingReal estate is all about relationships and real estate school is a great way to get started on building your network. While it may not seem obvious at first, building relationships with other agents can prove to be very valuable in building your real estate career. Not only can you provide support to one another while learning the ropes, these connections can be of benefit down the road. It’s not uncommon for agents to refer clients to one another if they need a hand with their workload or receive a lead outside their area of expertise. You’ll also have trusted sources to refer to when looking for a recommended service provider or when you just need some advice from a peer who understands your industry.

If you aren’t able to attend school in a live classroom setting, many schools offer online programs that you can complete at your own pace. When looking for a real estate school, be sure to check out their accreditations and see what others have to say about their experience with the school.

Elite Realty welcomes newly licensed agents to join our team! We provide a supportive environment including a mentorship program, free in-house continuing education classes and our broker’s open-door policy means you always have the help you need to navigate through your new career. Please contact us for more information to help you decide if Elite Realty is the right Las Vegas real estate brokerage for you!