From past to today; from Asia to America; from high schooler to undergraduate, they aim to get degree for an easy to apply for any job. After we complete senior high, we can just apply some limited jobs, mostly job without skill. Getting bachelor degree, we might be required to add our specialties with certificate. Accounting should have certificate of public accountant in order to work in public accountant office, doctor should have certificate of surgeon in order to do a surgery. Like it is not enough, even after we have the degree and certificate, companies ask for working experience if you want to apply in a big companies. Moreover in Massachusetts (Mass), United State, your competitors are all qualified since we can say that Mass is one of world’s academic center. You are not really into the work and your payment is just so-so yet you have to work too hard.
Seeing from the development of mass real estate, why don’t you try to enhance your appeal by this kind of licenses: Mass real estate license? In Mass, this license has a prestige for those who have them. Even some of you might think that real estate license is useless and not popular, actually in United State and some more countries, you are required to have this license if you want to work in real estate agencies, just like a license for accountant public.
Having 50 cities, Mass realizes that real estate is one of their most promising industry. You can look from the statistic of population, for the simplest. You can find that there are more than 7 million people live in Mass, which more than 40% of them come from outside of Massachusetts: Asian, African, Australian, European, even from other countries of Mass, making Mass as a really multicultural area. Can you guess the impact of the high number of incoming residents come to Mass? Of course, the demand of housing get high.
To accommodate the needs, there are a lot of real estate agencies formed to make newcomers easy to find mass homes for sale, apartment to buy, and also rental. As customer’s request is getting varies, workers in real estate agencies is also required to mastering more skills. Therefore, mass real estate license is used as a proof of real estate skill. There is no guarantee that applicant with real estate license can sell the house better than those who haven’t, sure, but in hiring employee, real estate agencies will take a look on you more when you can provide yourself with the license. It shows that you have the passion to real estate industry because you need effort to get the license.
In Mass, they even have a Board of Registration of Real Estate Brokers and Sales Person. Since the government put attention to the realtors, it means they have trust to the future of real estate industry. To get the license, applicant should take some courses related to real estate: can be done in online course or training program in associated real estate institute. Some only have 30-hours program, some have more than 40 hours. After completing the training, you can register for an examination of mass real estate license.
By bagging real estate license, you enhance your resume to be noticed by hiring company. For sure there are also real estate agencies who are not asking for this license. To check the requirements, you can come to find their qualification. Some of companies will put their career opportunities in website. In Tazar (URL – http://www.tazar.com), they have ‘career’ section in the homepage. Find online companies who put their requirements in website if you feel ashamed to ask directly to the office since you have no license. Working experience sometimes will have less point than real estate license since real estate license is authorized by government itself—as mentioned, Mass has board for this matter.
Mass real estate license is renewable. After two years from the date when you get the license, you should re-new your license to keep your skill up-to-date, just like language certification that also has two years of validation period. Even if you are not a bachelor of real estate—for sure this major does exist—you can still take the certification. Working in real estate is acknowledge as world’s happiest job, don’t you want to join those happy employees? If so, now is the right time for you to make yourself qualified: by getting the real estate license.
Please note the content is not intended to be, legal or investment advice. You should consult a licensed attorney or realtor for advice regarding your individual situation.