How to Hire a Realtor

Does your growing business need a Realtor? Realtors are routinely involved with all aspects of the real estate process, from lead acquisition to closing a sale.

Here are some tips to help you find great Realtor candidates and make the right hire for your business.

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Realtors search for Jobs on Indeed*


job seekers clicked on realtor jobs


resumes from job seekers with realtor experience on Indeed


realtor jobs that received clicks

Salary Information

  • Common wage in US: $18.75 hourly
  • Typical wages range from $7.00$114.50 hourly
  • Find more information on Indeed Salary

*Indeed data (US) – Jan 2019

Why hire a Realtor?

The need for new staff can affect both your existing team and your bottom line. A great Realtor hire can help your business:

• Network and prospect to find new clients and sell them on your agency
• Negotiate contracts for favorable terms for your client
• Extensive traveling to properties to showcase the features of each home

Skills to look for in a great Realtor

A great Realtor candidate will have the following skills and attributes as well as work experience that reflects:

• Real estate license
• Previous experience in residential real estate
• Valid driver’s license
• Attention to detail
• Continuing education in real estate
• Well organized

Writing a Realtor job description

A thoughtful description is important to finding qualified Realtor candidates. A Realtor job description includes a compelling summary of the role, detailed list of duties and responsibilities, and the required and preferred skills for the position.

Consider including keywords that job seekers are using to search for Realtor jobs, such as:

• Realtor
• Licensed Realtor
• Real Estate Agent

Interviewing Realtor candidates

Strong candidates for Realtor positions will be confident answering questions regarding:

• Managing a client and inventory pipeline
• Overseeing property inspections and managing “wish list” items
• Hosting open houses and speaking confidently to small groups

See our list of interview questions for more examples.

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