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Real Estate Agent Job Description

A real estate agent is a person whose occupation is to arrange real estate transactions such as the selling or renting of houses, buildings or land. Real estate agents arrange real estate transactions and help their clients make successful sales, rents, or purchasing deals.

A real estate agent should be trustworthy, friendly, helpful, and good at marketing, negotiating, planning and organizing. They should be able to respond to their clients on time, maintain good communication with them, pay attention to their needs, and put their interests first.

What does a Real Estate Agent do?

Real estate agents may do some or all of the following:

Working Conditions

Real estate agents may work long or irregular hours including evenings and weekends to accommodate clients’ schedules. They work indoors in offices and outside surveying properties for sale. They may travel to see properties for sale and to meet with prospective clients.

What is Required to Become a Real Estate Agent?

To become a real estate agent, you need to have at least a secondary school education. Employers may prefer to hire candidates with higher qualifications. In most parts of the world, real estate agents do require licensing to practice.

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes

Real estate agents need to have:


Alternative Careers

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