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Real Estate Agent

Buy, sell, lease and manage properties for clients.

What can I earn as a Real Estate Agent?

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The most common annual salary in AUS for a Real Estate Agent is between $95k and $110k
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How to become a Real Estate Agent


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To become a Real Estate Agent in Australia, you will need to meet eligibility requirements and complete a qualification and certificate of registration in your state or territory. You will also need to gain experience working under the supervision of a licenced real estate agent. Requirements to gain a real estate agent’s licence will vary from state to state.

  1. Complete work experience. You must have gained at least 12 months full-time experience as an agent’s representative at any time during the last three years immediately before applying for a licence.
  2. Complete a real estate course delivered by a registered training organisation, such as a Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate) (CPP40307) .
  3. Apply for your real estate agent’s licence.

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Certificate IV in Property Services (Real Estate)

This qualification prepares you for roles in the real estate industry including as a Real Estate Agent.
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How do Real Estate Agents rate their role?

Latest reviews from 20 Real Estate Agents surveyed on SEEK

Work-life balance
3.7
Job satisfaction
3.7
Career progression opportunities
3.5
Job security
3.2
Pay / Salary
3.1
Variety of work
3.5

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Jan 2020
Real estate is not that tough job but it ,but at end of the day people must bring deals to get properties
Reviewer's Qualification
NQF level 4
Experience
10+ years
Organisation size
Small (1-19 employees)
Specialisation
Sales negotiator, close deals
The good things
Good things is that build trust honesty to the client it is when get deals, one client can bring many clients if you play you role in a dignified way. It when you make money that way ,you must be very...
The challenges
The challenges are if you don't talk to sure case you role not easier to get deals, always have the information from you areas valuation of properties around you ,go out people must know you and your ...
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Nov 2018
So you want to be a Real Estate Agent
Reviewer's Qualification
Certificate III in Real Estate (Agents Representative Registration)
Experience
1 – 4 years
Organisation size
Medium (20-199 employees)
Specialisation
Real Estate Agent
The good things
Being a Real Estate Agent is great the flexibility of the role certainly suits most people that are wanting to have the ability to mix work with family and life in general. every day is filled with ne...
The challenges
The downside to this line of work is that you do not get a regular wage, you only get a percentage of the commission that has been created, then there are the expenses involved in trying to get a sale...
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