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Discover how you’re wired… Take our Personality Profile Quiz

Have you ever wondered if you have the right personality traits to be a successful real estate sales professional? Understanding your unique personality is key to launching and growing a successful real estate career. How you interact with people, your goals, motivation and confidence are all part of determining how far your career will go.Take our Personality Assessment to uncover more about these five personality dimensions:
• Sociability
• Assertiveness
• Achievement
• Dependability
• Emotional Resilience

 

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Once you have completed the Personality Assessment, you will receive a detailed report outlining your areas of strength and weakness. This information will prove vital as you decide whether or not real estate sales is your thing.If you have the right personality traits, Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate agent programs can teach you the rest. Learn more about your current sales skills set by taking our Sales Skills Assessment

Considering a Career Change? – Try our Real Estate Simulator

Perhaps more than any other profession, real estate is the domain of the motivated entrepreneur. Real estate is led and dominated by people with talent, savvy, a commitment to personal service, and a need to succeed.

If doing things you enjoy each day and earning a great income while having control over your schedule and personal time equals a fabulous career to you, then you are in the right place. Explore the many tools on our site designed to help you make the right choices for your career.

Four Steps to Increase Your Success When Making a Career Change

  1. Take a Look in the Mirror: If you’ve decided that it’s time for a career change but aren’t sure what direction to go in, start with some self-reflection. Evaluate your values, skills, personality, and interests. Think of your ideal day at work. What activities and tasks would excite you?
  2. Match Them Up: Make a list of the professions that interest you and investigate them to see if they match up with the mirror test you gave yourself.
  3. Research: Go on interviews and seek out people who are successful in those professions that you identified. The best source of information will come from people who have firsthand knowledge of the industry.
  4. Develop a Plan: Once you’ve decided on your new career direction, you’ll need to develop a plan toward entering that profession. Write out exactly what you need to do, estimate the time frame for accomplishing these steps, and identify the related costs.

 

Do some research on becoming an agent now by trying our Real Estate Simulator, where you can:

  • Play the role of an agent.
  • Interact with virtual clients interested in buying or selling property.
  • See how you measure up to the top performers in the industry.

Let’s do this! Launch Simulator!

 

 

Qualities of a Great Agent

The most common question asked by people considering a career in real estate is, “What are the qualities of a great real estate agent?” (Okay, maybe that’s  the second question after “How much money can I make?”)Let’s look at the typical qualities of top-producing real estate agents:

  • Hard working
  • Goal-oriented
  • Persevering
  • Technologically proficient
  • Self-motivated
  • Ambitious
  • People-oriented
  • Flexible
  • Attentive
  • Willing to learn
  • Service-oriented
  • Confident
  • Communicative
  • Organized

 

The one common denominator that all successful agents share regardless of age, background, or previous experience is attitude. Successful agents have an attitude of success. The right frame of mind allows them to overcome any obstacle in order to meet their objectives with dignity, grace, and professionalism, while having fun and enjoying life at the same time!

As for the money question, the rewards of a real estate career do include a potential for high earnings. Your income directly reflects your efforts but successful agents will tell you that status in the community, autonomy, flexible schedule, helping people, the intellectual challenge, and the satisfaction from those accomplishments are equal to or greater than the financial rewards.
Do some research on becoming an agent now by trying our Real Estate Simulator, where you can:

  • Play the role of an agent.
  • Interact with virtual clients interested in buying or selling property.
  • See how you measure up to the top performers in the industry.

 

 
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