You’ve decided to take an exciting career path and become a Real Estate Salesperson- so, what do you need to do? Here are the steps you need to take to get you on your way.
Find an agency
Before you can jump into getting your qualification, you need to find a licensed real estate agency to host you while you study. To organise this, you’ll need to get in touch with your preferred agency to arrange a contract of engagement or employment. Here’s an example of a Contract of Engagement.
Once you’ve found an agency to host you as a learner, the next step is to enrol in the New Zealand Certificate in Real Estate (Salesperson) (Level 4). The qualification takes around six months to complete and will equip you with the knowledge and skills you’ll need to sell property in New Zealand. You’ll complete this online, with a face-to-face assessment at the end. You’ll cover the legal and technical aspects of real estate sales, including land issues, council compliance, property appraisals and settlement- everything you need to know to start your new career!
And you’re off!
When you’ve completed the programme and received your certificate, you’ll be able to apply to the Real Estate Authority (REA) for your Salesperson’s licence. Once you’re licensed, you’ll be off on your way to an exciting and rewarding career with uncapped earning potential.