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Juggling real estate, second job not uncommon for agents

“Starting a new career as a real estate agent can be intimidating, to say the least. She spells out a few tips for part-time agents seeking to get into real estate full time and for workers jumping into the field while holding down another job. One key starting point is to find a broker who’s used to part-time or newer agents. “Obviously it’s not easy to be available for your clients at a time that is good for them if you work limited hours. “But if you work elsewhere during this time period getting things done might become quite difficult.” Another potential problem are situations when it’s not possible to meet certain timing requirements. “You already know that evenings and weekends are prime time for agents, and finding the time for a day off or vacation is going to be difficult if you want to succeed.” She says many prospective agents “decide to ‘test the waters’ before devoting themselves full time as a new agent.” Many associates begin as part-timers and some stay that way, Ford says, noting that it fits “single parents, persons looking to supplement an existing income, or retired persons who want to stay active and involved.” For potential real estate investors, there are income streams “to sustain you” while pursuing the career full time, says Jaren Barnes, writing for BiggerPockets.com. It takes “a little bit of a hassle” to get things set up, he says. “But once they are, you’re looking at making $200-$400 per appraisal.” Barnes acknowledged that becoming an appraiser “definitely takes a time investment.” The outcome, however, can be “working less than 10 hours and making a decent income.” Assistant Property Manager. Broker price opinion professional. Barnes says that becoming a stager “is something you can do right out the gate, without any professional experience.” Moreover, it can be fun, lucrative and fairly easy to develop a schedule so the work is part time.

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