REAL ESTATE CAREER
Is Real estate a fit?
choose a brokerage.
the licensing process.
Pass your 60 Hour Exam.
costs to get started.
Everything and more of what you need to know about getting your real estate license in Iowa.
KNOW THE PROCESS
Getting your real estate license can be confusing and overwhelming at times – that’s why the more you know about the process the easier it will be. Learn more about virtual vs. online courses, different requirements, and the best strategy to take.
ACE YOUR EXAM
Pass your real estate exam the first time with helpful study tips, an exam overview, and even a guide on what to expect when you take your test to get your license.
CHOOSE A BROKERAGE
Picking the right brokerage is essential for new agent success. Dive into the questions you should be asking when interviewing a broker, the types of brokerages in Iowa, and how the commission works exactly.
IS REAL ESTATE FOR YOU?
Learn more about what qualities make a successful realtor and dive into the questions you need to be answered. Figure out the real costs of real estate during and after licensing.
ASK THE EXPERTS
Hear from current agents about why they made the switch into real estate.
PROS & CONS
The honest truth – real estate isn’t for everyone. Read more about the pros and cons of starting a career in real estate and how it can affect your life.
THE REAL COSTS
All of the answers to your questions about the cost of real estate. Learn about costs during the licensing process and after.
How to succeed in your first year.
How does someone...
Has anyone found out yet if it’s possible to “have it all”? Read on to find out how Sarah McElvaney went from being a stay-at-home to real estate agent. She shares her story of taking a leap of faith into a new career path while crafting work-life harmony that shows it is possible to build a successful real estate career while putting family first.
Why do real estate agents need errors & omissions insurance? Find out what it covers, how much it costs and when you might need to use your E&O insurance.
What makes someone leave the medical field to jump head-first into the exciting, but unpredictable, world of real estate? Read on to find out how Eileen Van Kooten-Schmitt left her job as a medical technician to break free of the status quo. She shares her story striving to do more for the people she cares about through a second career in real estate.
Has anyone found out yet if it’s possible to “have it all”? Read on to find out how Lindsey Dacey has built a successful real estate career while also growing her family. She shares her story of crafting work-life harmony that shows it is possible to be really good at your job and really good at raising a family.
How does someone decide to leave their comfort zone and jump into a new career- for the fourth time? Read on to find out Bob Lyman’s journey from teacher to salesman to corporate manager to real estate agent. He shares his story of defying the odds to take a chance on a new career in real estate.