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Real Estate Agent

Help the World Find a Home

Rent, buy, or sell property for clients. Perform duties such as study property listings, interview prospective clients, accompany clients to property site, discuss conditions of sale, and draw up real estate contracts. Includes agents who represent buyer.

Contact Info

Center for Career Exploration and Success

45 Armstrong Center

550 E. Spring St.

Oxford, OH 45056


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Related Job Titles

Real Estate Agent, Real Estate Salesperson, Realtor, Realtor Associate, Sales Agent

Facts and Stats

Your career outlook is looking good – just like these stats.

O*NET Code: 41-9022.00

O*NET Summary
  • $48k Median wages (annual)


  • 42,800 Projected job openings


  • 4-7% Projected growth (average)


What you Need to Know

  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services. This includes customer needs assessment, meeting quality standards for services, and evaluation of customer satisfaction.
  • Sales and Marketing — Knowledge of principles and methods for showing, promoting, and selling products or services. This includes marketing strategy and tactics, product demonstration, sales techniques, and sales control systems.
  • Law and Government — Knowledge of laws, legal codes, court procedures, precedents, government regulations, executive orders, agency rules, and the democratic political process.
  • Clerical — Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records, stenography and transcription, designing forms, and other office procedures and terminology.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Customer relationship management CRM software — DataBasix Technologies Lead Commander; Microsoft Dynamics; RealtyStar Real Estate Assistant; TopProducer
  • Data base user interface and query software — Argosy Legal Systems Power Closer; Front Desk; Showing Suite; Yardi
  • Expert system software — CMA Stuffers; ProForce Ultimate Brochures; Reveal Systems Truewire; RPIS Silent Flyer
  • Financial analysis software — Real estate application contract transmission REACT software; RealData Comparative Lease Analysis; TimeValue software; Wheatworks Real Estate Calculator Suite

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