Vice President and partner of Garrett Realty Partners, Collin has conquered real estate in just 13 years as a realtor, trainer, mentor.
Day in and day out, millions of people browse internet real estate sites like Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com and others and tune into homebuying and renovation shows. Looking at houses and critiquing them virtually could actually be considered a hobby for many, but when you throw in the many real estate-related TV shows that make the work look easy, we end up with a groundswell of people who begin to consider a career change into the real estate industry.
Of course, there is nothing wrong with transitioning into this career field if you fully understand what you are signing yourself up for and come prepared to work hard. With that said, here are some raw truths to consider before starting your career as a real estate agent.