Startup Fees for a Real Estate Agent – No Matter Which Company you Join

Whether you are considering joining Keller Williams or even Re/Max or Coldwell Banker, Berkshire Hathaway, Century 21, Sotheby’s, Windemere, Weichert, ERA, Realty One or a local or regional real estate company – you are going to have the same associated start up cost. Startup Fees for a Real Estate Agent Most discussion of this topic regarding agent startup and monthly …

33 Questions to Ask A Real Estate Company

33 Questions to Ask A Real Estate Company If you’re interviewing other Real Estate companies these 33 questions should help you choose a company that is best for you, your family and your career. 1. What is your company “value” statement? 2. Who makes decisions on a local, regional and/or national level within your company that will affect how your …

21 Mistakes that I made when I got started in Real Estate

21 Mistakes I made when I got into Real Estate

My name is Robert Earl and I created the website YourCBL.com for 2 reasons. The First reason is to have conversations with aspiring agents just like yourself that I wish that someone would have had with me when I first got into real estate back in 2001. I want to answer the questions that truly matter in a honest and …

When is the Next Real Estate Class?

When is the Next Real Estate Class? That depends on the area that you are in and the school that you select.   Each real estate school in each city has it’s own schedule and class start dates. With over 1,000 locations, it is impossible for YourCBL.com to keep track of all of the locations and start dates and times. …

What if I have a past criminal record or a misdemeanor? Can I still become an agent?

Your best bet in answering this question is for you to contact your State Real Estate Commission: https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-license-requirements/ They are the only ones that can give you a definitive answer to your question. You are right to ask this, but an online site or a real estate company is not going to be able to answer that question for you. …

What is your definition of part-time working status?

One of the most frequently asked questions that we get on YourCBL.com is “Can I become a real estate agent on a part-time basis?” Usually the individual has a current job that they are not satisfied with or it is something that is not really a full-time job in and of itself and they want to know whether or not they …

How can I make buying or selling a home a pleasant experience for my clients?

By working with a real estate company that is committed to teaching you how to be the best with you clients.  One that have a belief system that included – Customers Always Come First.  https://yourcbl.com/keller-williams-belief-system-wi4c2ts/ The KW Training will help you do just that.  The real estate course will teach you the principles and practices that apply towards real estate, …

How long does it take the complete the program?

Some have completed the program in a 30-45 day period. Others have taken a year from the time that they first sign up to complete the course and pass the final exam. Variables that cause it to take longer: The commitment (or lack thereof from the student) The State only allowing classroom courses and one not being scheduled soon. The …

What is needed to get licensed?

Each state has its own unique requirements for applying for your real estate license. https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-license-requirements/ While the requirements vary, they are generally the same regarding: – Needing to be a certain age (18 or 19) – Having a clean criminal record (Fingerprinting and background checks are common) – Allowing Online or Classroom only courses – The number of hours required …

How much is the pre license course?

The Pre-Licensing Course, Depending on the State and the Setting (Classroom or Online) and the add on modules (Exam Advantage – Prep or Sample Test) can run from $200 to $1000.

Where can I enroll for Real Estate classes?

The Following States Offer Online Courses that you can sign up for and get started today. Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming If you are not in one of these states: https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-schools/ We have created a page for each state with a link to the states list of Accredited Real Estate Schools that you can select from.

Do you have online courses for me to obtain my real estate license?

The Following States Offer Online Courses that you can sign up for and get started today. Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nevada, New York, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Wyoming

What does it cost to become a real estate agent?

Figure that you are going to need to make an investment of $1500 to $2000 to get through the real estate course and to get signed up with you local REALTOR Association and Multiple Listing Service. You also will need to budget your own income and expenses for the time it will take for you to get up and running …

Where to Train to become an agent?

This question has 2 answers.  The first “training” is attending a real estate school and getting your license. https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-schools/ The second part of training, that most companies overlook, is the training of how to actually find buyers and sellers and cash checks.  This is where Keller Williams comes into play.  We are a training and technology company that just happens to …

How promising is the market for new agents?

Real Estate Sales is an equal opportunity, unequal reward business.  There have been successful real estate agents enter the market every year, no matter the year or the market conditions, since I entered real estate in 2001. Keller Williams prepares their agents better than any other company to adapt to the every shifting and changing market conditions and to position …

I am looking for in classroom classes. Not online.

Last we reviewed, they were over 5,000 Accredited Classroom Real Estate Class providers accross the country.  That is why we provide the links to every state list of Accredited / Approved Real Estate Classroom Providers.  https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-schools/ Review the List for your specific state, and then make a selection and contact them for the specific schedule.

Are you Currently Hiring?

Agents are independent contractors in most cases.  The better question is: Which Brokerage should I affiliate with that will allow me the best opportunity to succeed?  The answer to this question, as you can see from a number of our BLOG posting is Keller Williams.  PERIOD. https://yourcbl.com/category/why-kw/ Your first step is getting your real estate license.  Once you are on …

What is the Best Real Estate School?

We do not have a ranking for schools.  And, a real estate school is only as good as the effort that the student puts into in. We do provide links to each and every states Real Estate Commissions website of Accredited Schools.  They have to be doing something right to remain on these list. https://yourcbl.com/real-estate-schools/   Remember – you are …