Top Ten:
Real Estate Career Questions

Ten common questions every agent has when they start out

1. What are the requirements to get my real estate license?

Requirements for mandatory hours of education vary by state. Career Webschool offers full packages including everything you need to prepare for the state exam including added Exam Prep. To see the offverings available in your area, please choose your state on the right. To review the requirements for your state, Click Here to go to the License Requirements page.

2. Where can I get my real estate license?

With Career Webschool, you can take your real estate courses anytime and anywhere. Our courses are PC, tablet and mobile compatible--meaning you can learn and study when it fits your schedule. No time in a classroom is required. Completion of our pre-license course qualifies you to take the state licensing exam.

3. How much does it cost to get my real estate license?

The investment to get your real estate license is much less than the average cost of a 2-year ($16,000) or 4-year ($32,000) degree--over 90% less. Multiple packages are available at different pricing levels ensuring that you will find one to meet both your needs and your budget. To see the offerings available in your area, please choose your state on the right.

10 Common Real Estate Questions

4. How do I get my real estate license?

Getting your real estate license is as easy as completing the following 7 simple steps:

1. Pick Your Package

Career Webschool offers multiple options for packages for pre-license. Choose the level of package in your state that best fits your needs. Keep in mind though that packages containing Exam Prep & MathMaster not only help you best prepare for your exam, they also come with the Career Webschool Quality Guarantee!*

2. Check Your Inbox

After you complete checkout, you will receive an email with your course and your student login information.

3. Start Learning

With Career Webschool, you can access your courses anytime, anywhere and on any device. All of your courses are mobile compatible. Study at you own paceā€”as fast as you want or as your schedule allows.

4. Finish the Course

Great job! Now it's time to take your course exam.

5. Celebrate

You passed!

6. Submit & Sit

Depending on your state, you will either need to submit your certificate or it will be electronically filed for you. Some states require you to take a proctored exam in person while others allow for you to take the state exam online. Check with your state's regulatory commission to see their specific process.**

7. Get Your License

You passed your state exam! Congratulations! You are officially now a licensed real estate agent. Ready to get started? Great! To see the offerings available in your area, please choose your state on the right.

* Quality Guarantee. In the instance that one of our students does not pass the state exam on the first try, Career Webschool will reimburse that student for their second state exam fee. To be eligible for reimbursement, the student must take the state exam within 1 year of completing our course and must have also passed our course exam with a grade of at least 80%.

** Need help finding your state's regulatory commission website? Click Here to go to Career Webschool's Real Estate Requirements page. A link to each state's regulatory commission page is underneath the state's name.

5. Do I have to sit in a classroom to take my real estate courses?

Absolutely not! With Career Webschool, cake take the courses to earn your real estate license anytime and anywhere. Offering you freedom and flexibility, Our courses are PC, tablet and mobile compatible. You can learn and study when it fits your schedule and from the comfort of your own home, your favorite coffee shop, on your lunch break or when your kids are napping. No time in a classroom is required.

6. Where do I take my state licensing exam for real estate?

This varies by state. To what the requirements are for your state, Click Here to go to our Licensing Requirements page. A link to each state's licensing commission page is under each state name. There you should be able to find the most accurate and up-to-date regarding real estate state exam details.

7. Are the requirements the same for commercial and residential real estate agents?

Yes, the foundation of education is the same to get your initial license. At Career Webschool, we do offer continuing education specific to the needs and interests of commercial real estate agents, too. Click Here to see our offerings.

8. What makes a good real estate agent?

Some of the characteristics of successful agents include:

    Hardworking
    Perform Well Under Pressure
    Enjoy Socializing
    People-person
    Ambitious
    Self-starter
    Trustworthy
    Adaptable
    Creative
    Competitive

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9. How long does it take to become a real estate agent?

The time required depends on the state; however, it is a much faster timeline than needing to attending a 2 or 4 year college or university before you can get started. You can earn your real estate license in weeks or months versus years. Click Here to go to Career Webschool's Real Estate Requirements page where you can find the rules and regulations specific to where you are. A link to each state's regulatory commission page is underneath the state's name.

10. How much does a real estate agent make?

The average yearly income for a real estate agent is $76,000.*** One of the large benefits of real estate is that you are not limited to an hourly wage or a yearly salary. There is no limit to your potential income.

*** According to indeed.com on July 18, 2014.