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Accounting and Financial Services

Real Estate Broker

Help the World Find a Home

Operate a real estate office, or work for a commercial real estate firm, overseeing real estate transactions. Other duties usually include selling real estate or renting properties and arranging loans.

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

Broker, Broker Associate, Designated Broker, Managing Broker, Real Estate Associate, Real Estate Broker, Real Estate Sales Associate, Realtor

Facts and Stats

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

  • $62k Median wages (annual)


  • 12,100 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.
  • Administration and Management — Knowledge of business and management principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, human resources modeling, leadership technique, production methods, and coordination of people and resources.

Related Programs

Top Technology Requirements Included in Job Postings

  • Customer relationship management CRM software — Real Estate Assistant REA
  • Database user interface and query software — Microsoft Access; Propertyware; Yardi software; Yardi Systems Yardi Voyager Commercial
  • Web platform development software — Microsoft Active Server Pages ASP

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