Real estate is a dynamic industry that attracts a diverse range of professionals, from seasoned veterans to excited rookies. Like any profession, real estate can have its ups and downs, and it’s easy to lose sight of what makes it great. However, we want you to rediscover your love for the industry and find renewed passion in your work. The business has had some major ebbs and flows over the last few years but we want you to consider why you joined in the first place and focus on the things about it that you love so you will keep on going.
Reasons to Love Your Real Estate Career
As a REALTOR®, you have the power to make a difference in people’s lives by helping them find their dream home or guiding them through the complexities of a sale. It’s a rewarding feeling to know that you’ve helped someone achieve something that otherwise they may not have been able to achieve.
In addition to helping people, being a real estate agent also allows you to tap into your creative side by designing and implementing marketing campaigns, crafting property descriptions, and helping clients visualize the potential of a space. This makes you authentic and unique and allows you to stand out among your competition.
You Can Be Your Own Boss
REALTORS® also enjoy the freedom and autonomy of being their own boss. You have the ability to set your own schedule, work on your own terms, and build your own business, which can be incredibly empowering and fulfilling. It can also be difficult to learn proper time management but with some simple steps and getting the help you need, you can learn to get more out of your day. We know that Real Estate isn’t 9-5 but it’s so nice to have the ability to set their own schedules, work from home, and balance their work with their personal lives as much as possible.
The thrill of a closed deal is another reason why real estate agents love their job. The rush of excitement that comes with closing a sale is a feeling of accomplishment that keeps many agents coming back for more. But when you have had some down months it can be hard to remember that feeling but keep in mind the work you put in will get you there so just keep going, that next closed sale is so close.
Working in Real Estate Is Rewarding
As a REALTOR®, you have to think strategically to help your clients land that home, and you often enjoy the intellectual stimulation and problem-solving that comes with the job. No two deals are exactly alike, and each one presents unique challenges and opportunities.
In addition to all of this, real estate agents get to view beautiful homes and properties as part of their job. It can be particularly exciting for agents who have a passion for architecture, interior design, and historic homes.
Real estate agents also appreciate the unlimited earning potential that comes with their work. With dedication, hard work, and a commitment to excellence, agents can build successful businesses and enjoy a high level of financial success.
You Are Contributing to Your Community
Contributing to the community is another passion for real estate agents. REALTORS® often take pride in their ability to help build thriving communities and support other local and small businesses.
Finally, real estate is an industry that everyone wants to talk about. From the latest trends in home design to the hottest neighborhoods to invest in, it’s always generating interest and excitement. As a REALTOR®, you get to be part of an industry that is always evolving and changing.
Remember what Anthony said in a recent crush it video post, “your competitors are dealing with this too and I am going to do better than them.” Let this remind you to rise above and you will increase market share. This is an opportunity!
Despite the challenges, being a REALTOR® is worth it for those who have the courage and perseverance to push through and continue crushing their goals. There are countless reasons in addition to the ones above that demonstrate how deeply fulfilling and rewarding real estate can be. If you’re a REALTOR® who has lost their passion for the industry, there are plenty of reasons to fall in love with real estate all over again, we challenge you to write down your top 10 things you love about being a REALTOR®. Use #WhyILoveRealEstate so we can collectively follow and reinvigorate our love!