Real estate agents are always on the go, and one of the great perks of the job is being able to take time off when you need or want it. When you're away from work for a while, setting up an email auto-reply is a no-brainer. It lets potential clients know their message was received but that you're unable to respond at the moment.
Most moms with young children dream of being able to stay home, raise the kids, and still stay active professionally. How do you do it all, though? And should you?
A lot of providing answers to these questions depends on your personality and work ethic, but if you're a motivated mom with a serious desire to work a flexible job, real estate is a great option for you. Here are 8 of the many reasons to pursue a career of buying and selling homes:
Depending on which city you're in, available real estate might be very hard to come by. From Denver to Miami to Seattle to San Francisco, houses cost more than ever and there are far less of them than there need to be.
The big gripe lately is the lack of affordable housing, but the shortage applies to every aspect of real estate. There are too many buyers competing for too few houses, and it's a multifaceted problem that will likely take years more to right itself.
The 9 to 5 isn't for you. Cubicles are too confining when all you want to do is run free. Maybe you've got a baby or a puppy at home, or maybe you just hate the morning commute. What if you could work from home and take calls from your hot tub?
While we can't guarantee that a hot tub is in your future, we can definitively say there's another way. If you're ready to make the move to self-employment, here are a few options worth exploring:
Though a few years ago it was practically unthinkable, today the legalization of marijuana seems like an inevitable trend sweeping the country, state by state. Putting aside the politics and whether or not you agree with cannabis use, legalization obviously raises some large questions when it comes to real estate.