New year, new career?

first_imgCould real estate be your next career move?HAVE you ever thought about a career in real estate?It’s a career that rewards you for your effort, offers flexibility and welcomes all comers, irrespective of age, education level or experience.It’s also an opportunity to get out and work for yourself in a relatively short span of time. Once you’re qualified, getting your foot in the door is straightforward.Real estate agencies are always on the lookout for quality staff in all fields including corporate support, property management and sales.You will need to do some study – a registration course – which can be completed online and in the comfort of your own home (go to for more information on this). Or you can study in Townsville or Cairns in late February/early March (again, the details are on our website at you have passed the course you can apply for a certificate from the Office of Fair Trading and when you’ve received your certificate you’re ready to go.The certificate is a government-issued document and this qualifies you to work in any real estate office in Queensland, as long as you are employed under the guidance of a principal who holds a full licence.More from news01:21Buyer demand explodes in Townsville’s 2019 flood-affected suburbs12 Sep 202001:21‘Giant surge’ in new home sales lifts Townsville property market10 Sep 2020My recommendation for people wanting to join the industry is to act now and enrol in a registration course.As a practising real estate professional myself I often hear from people who are considering a career in real estate.Some see the role as glamorous, but as any agent will attest, it is far from that.It is a profession that requires commitment, hard work and sometimes long hours, but the rewards are commensurate with the effort.There is no ceiling on your income, if you choose to work in sales, and there are agents in Townsville who are earning lucrative incomes.Property managers also can earn good incomes and most companies will have a bonus system in place for new business found.So if you have been considering a real estate career visit and learn about the opportunities in this exciting and dynamic profession.last_img

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