Many people think that Santa Cruz real estate agents have it pretty easy. Once they start investigating, however, they find that being an agent is a difficult and time consuming job.
Real Estate Training
All states, including the District of Columbia, require agents to be licensed which requires hours of training and test taking.
Depending on the state, you need between forty and ninety hours of specific coursework.
Once the coursework is completed, you have to pass a state exam on real estate law and practice. In most states, an agent then has to find a real estate broker to work with.
To become a broker and be able to manage their own brokerage, Santa Cruz real estate agents have to gain experience. This means more coursework, as well as a…