If you remember remake of the movie Fright Night, it was kind of depressing. Set in Las Vegas, it used vampires as a metaphor to explain why there were a lot of empty houses all of a sudden. Fortunately, that was several years ago. Today, Nevada home sales continue to climb. They are up in volume 6.5% over what they were a year ago and Southern Nevada figures show an increase of about $25,000 in price over roughly the same time period.
So it could be considered a really good time to start looking at a career in Nevada real estate if you are interested in selling homes or commercial properties. The next question for many is, what is the best way to get qualified so that you can become the sales star that you ought to be?
Here are a few suggestions on the best ways for you to start your study so that you can become a full-fledged real estate agent in the state of Nevada:
Find a good education partner:
There is nothing more important than working with an institution that understands the industry that you are going into. Real estate is an interesting industry because people that want to be successful in real estate rely quite a bit on their relationships with those that are already members. One local school, Key Realty School, has spent the time to build up a faculty that is made up of some of the leading realtors in the state. The philosophy is that if you are talented and can pass the exams, learning from those that have been there should make you a better agent.
Plan your class for success:
There are a variety of options out there when it comes to courses that prepare you for the Nevada Realtor exam. You could take a class that lasts an entire college semester or you could focus on learning over the course of a few weeks. If you have the time and do not have to work, the 4 week option that some schools offer allows you to learn one major area a week on your way to qualifying to take the exam. If you have a job already and need to complete the course on your vacation time, there are also 1 week and 2 week options available. The key for you if you take a class that covers everything in one week is to put everything else aside so that you can focus on absorbing and retaining the material.
Don’t forget about home study:
In addition to classroom training, some schools offer online training that does not necessarily have a time limit. The entire course has been developed so that you can pick it up when you need to and advance until you do not have time to work on it any longer. With this type of study, you typically get a membership and then just continue it until you have completed the course.
It is a great time to study real estate in Nevada. The market is good and your opportunity to excel means that you can augment or create a pretty good income for yourself. Picking the right school to take your courses in can help you to qualify and get started right away.