Did you work with a mentor?

by Hunter1979 , in category: Successful Realtor Practices , 4 years ago

I recently got my realtor license and keep hearing about doing mentorships before stepping out on my own to get a feel for the business. This helps ensure you become a successful real estate agent.

I am not sure how to go about doing this however. Does anyone here have experience with this?

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5 answers


by PAReese , 4 years ago

I personally did not. I worked for an agency right off the bat and was with them for nearly 10 years before branching out on my own. I think it is wise to at least get two years experience under an agency before starting your own real estate business.

by MattColes , 4 years ago


I actually started myself. I bought a foreclosed home and fixed it up on the weekends. I still had a job elsewhere at the time. When I finally did sell it, that is when I began house flipping. Buying up cheap properties, fixing them up, and selling them.


by lilla , 4 years ago

I am new to the business, I haven't even gotten a license yet. I am still testing the waters to see if it is for me. I had no idea you could actually work with a mentor when you start.

by alexander , 4 years ago

My father mentored me in a sense. He was a skilled house flipper and made our family a lot of money. I got to see some really cool properties and help when I was younger. I ended up getting my real estate license when I was 23 and started my own business at 25.


by walker , 4 years ago

My father was a real estate agent all his life and I learned almost everything from him.

I remember asking questions about the business from as young as 12. It was always meant to be!