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Every state has different licensing requirements to become a realtor. For example, you may need to be a specific age, pass a background check and complete a college-level real-estate course. Depending on where you live, you'll need to complete a certain number of classroom hours, which you can do at a university or local college.
Finally, you'll need to pass the licensing exam and activate your real estate agent license with the NAR. When you've completed your qualifications, you'll need to start building a network to make it easier to find clients and properties to sell.
No, although many real estate agents choose to obtain an undergraduate degree relating to finance or real estate. However, every state has different licensing requirements, and most of these require agents to complete coursework that can include courses relating to real estate law, property development and property management.