What do you know about real estate? Real estate consists of property like homes, condos, ranches, buildings, and land. The person that helps others buy, sell, and rent properties is a realtor or real estate agent. And it’s a super cool job! It’s the real estate agent’s job to help buyers find properties that they […]
Secure Jobs in Real Estate
Less than a decade ago, people were flocking to the real estate industry. Almost every investor was recommending that you consider “flipping” properties for a profit, and many people were doing just that – some making millions. Real estate agents had nearly too much work to handle, and everyone was loving the lucrative life of […]
Is Now a Good Time to Become a Real Estate Agent?
I love hearing from our readers, and today I got a quick email from a regular reading asking: Is now a good time to become a real estate agent? I’ve wanted to for a while, and I hear that the housing market is coming back. What do you think? Thanks for your question! It’s true […]
New Housing Sales Jump 26%. Is Now the Time to Become a Real Estate Agent?
With the federal housing tax credit set to expire at the end of this month, the sale of new homes broke out of their winter slump and hit a two-year high in March. Sales jumped more than 26% over February’s numbers as home buyers rushed to take advantage of an $8,000 credit for first-time home […]
Worsening foreclosure crisis. What does it mean for real estate agents?
A new study out by the Mortgage Bankers Association has found that a record-high 14 percent of homeowners are either behind on payments or in foreclosure. In spite of indicators showing that the economic crisis may be lessening, the foreclosure rate is still rising. Economists explain that it’s the record high unemployment that is to […]
Hot Jobs 51: Working in Real Estate
Welcome to Hot Jobs Wednesday here at JobMonkey. How has your job search been going this week? If you are in the market for a job in real estate, there might be some good opportunities for you on the horizon. With housing sales finally picking up, agents and other real estate professionals will soon be […]
Reader Mailbag: Jobs in Real Estate
Every Thursday (oops, in this case … Friday), the JobMonkey blog answers reader questions about their job search. From how to write a cover letter or negotiate a salary offer to finding a summer job at Disney World and avoiding work at home scams, we’ve got you covered. Dear JobMonkey, I am looking for some […]
Real Estate Jobs
High earning potential, flexible schedule, and helping people to make the biggest financial purchase of their lives. Do these job attributes sound appealing to you? If so, then you might want to consider a career in the real estate industry. Most people assume that a job in real estate means helping clients to buy or […]