Estate Agent: Re/Max

Making a house a home

Re/Max Newcastle is in the business of making your dream of owning a home come true. We sell property on behalf of our clients, and manage rental properties. Buying property is the single most important investment you will make in your lifetime, at Re/Max, we take pride in helping you make the right choice in purchasing your property. Both buyers and sellers are equally important to us. It is our job to provide guidance with regards pricing, while marketing property to the best of our ability ensuring both buyer and seller get the best deal. In order to be a successful estate agent, you must be able to work and communicate well with others. Construction knowledge and an ability to value properties will help you progress in the field. Contrary to popular belief, being an estate agent takes determination, dedication and plenty of long hours. Honesty and integrity make for excellent service delivery!

What do you have to study, both at secondary and tertiary level, to qualify for this career?
The Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB) Education Regulations of 2008 make it mandatory for new recruits to the industry to: - Complete a one-year internship under the guidance of a Full Status Agent or Principal, who is required to mentor the Intern. - Produce a logbook and portfolio of evidence covering the scope of the internship period, documenting projects and workplace evidence. - Achieve the compulsory qualification: the FETC: Real Estate, NQF L4. - Achieve the EAAB Professional Designation Exam 4 (PDE4). It takes between 15 and 24 months to qualify as a full status Property Practitioner with the Estate Agency Affairs Board (EAAB). Despite all the requirements, nothing goes further than a friendly face!

Why Newcastle?
Conducting business in a growing economy is an opportunity for the community to flourish as a whole. People are constantly looking for new homes and offices, meaning there are more opportunities to buy, sell and let out property. All the contributing factors make for boundless business opportunities!
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