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REALTOR: Third-Generation Real Estate Agent In Hawaii

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Wailana is a full-time realtor and the 3rd generation in her family of real estate agents in Hawaii. Wailana never intended to go into the family business. However, after receiving her bachelor's in Business Administration, her mom asked her to get a real estate license to help out. Wailana did, fell in love with the industry, and never looked back.

Degree: Business Administration
Job Title: Realtor

Job Summary: Real Estate Sales Agents

Job Description

Real estate brokers and sales agents help clients buy, sell, and rent properties. Brokers and agents do the same type of work, but brokers are licensed to manage their own real estate businesses. Sales agents must work with a broker.

On-the-Job Training

You can expect moderate on-the-job training.

Additional Info

Some states have additional requirements, such as passing a background check. In many cases, licenses are not transferrable among states, but some states have reciprocity agreements and will accept licenses issued by other states.

To obtain a broker’s license, individuals need a specific amount of experience as a licensed sales agent, usually 1 to 3 years. They must also take additional formal classroom training. In some states, a bachelor’s degree may be substituted in place of some experience or training requirements.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$25,000 - $175,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
9 to 13 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Full-time, Irregular, Part-time
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Indoor, Office
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
People skills, Problem solving skills, Verbal communication skills, Written communication skills

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m='14070'>boss,</span> <span m='14570'>even</span> <span m='14830'>though</span> <span m='15010'>I</span> <span m='15100'>have</span> <span m='15290'>to</span> <span m='15390'>put</span> <span m='15620'>my</span> <span m='15800'>license</span> <span m='16309'>under</span> <span m='16760'>a</span> <span m='16820'>brokerage.</span> <span m='17800'>I</span> <span m='17980'>get</span> <span m='18200'>to</span> <span m='18290'>make</span> <span m='18460'>up</span> <span m='18540'>my</span> <span m='18690'>own</span> <span m='18850'>schedule</span> <span m='19640'>and</span> <span m='20560'>work</span> <span m='20850'>as</span> <span m='21010'>much</span> <span m='21340'>or as</span> <span m='21770'>little</span> <span m='21900'>as I</span> <span m='21970'>want</span> <span m='22240'>to.</span> </p><p><span m='23000'>As</span> <span m='23280'>a</span> <span m='23390'>realtor,</span> <span m='23980'>I</span> <span m='24130'>help</span> <span m='24560'>buyers</span> <span m='24950'>and</span> <span m='25090'>sellers</span> <span m='25920'>finding</span> <span m='26205'>homes,</span> <span m='26490'>selling</span> <span m='27010'>homes.</span> <span m='27460'>I</span> <span m='27780'>mostly</span> <span m='28270'>work</span> <span m='28510'>with</span> <span m='28670'>buyers.</span> <span m='29300'>And</span> <span m='29480'>I</span> <span m='29700'>enjoy</span> <span m='30010'>working</span> <span m='30130'>with</span> <span m='30210'>first-time</span> <span m='30650'>homebuyers</span> <span m='31300'>especially.</span> </p><p><span m='32750'>So</span> <span m='33010'>in</span> <span m='33090'>high</span> <span m='33270'>school</span> <span m='33600'>I</span> <span m='33850'>participated</span> <span m='34610'>with</span> <span m='34930'>DECA,</span> <span m='35560'>the</span> <span m='35670'>business</span> <span m='36060'>program.</span> <span m='36810'>And</span> <span m='37590'>going</span> <span m='37860'>into</span> <span m='38050'>college,</span> <span m='38510'>I</span> <span m='38530'>didn't</span> <span m='38770'>know</span> <span m='38870'>what</span> <span m='39010'>I</span> <span m='39090'>wanted</span> <span m='39380'>to major</span> <span m='39770'>in.</span> <span m='40030'>So</span> <span m='40360'>I</span> <span m='40480'>thought,</span> <span m='40810'>well,</span> <span m='41190'>I'm</span> <span m='41320'>going</span> <span m='41420'>to</span> <span m='41490'>stick</span> <span m='41740'>with</span> <span m='41890'>the</span> <span m='41960'>business</span> <span m='42370'>track,</span> <span m='42760'>because</span> <span m='43290'>everything</span> <span m='43730'>is</span> <span m='43850'>affected</span> <span m='44300'>by</span> <span m='44450'>business</span> <span m='45120'>and</span> <span m='45300'>that</span> <span m='45640'>can</span> <span m='45960'>open</span> <span m='46250'>many</span> <span m='46450'>doors.</span> <span m='47170'>So</span> <span m='47840'>I</span> <span m='48570'>got</span> <span m='48740'>a</span> <span m='48800'>BBA,</span> <span m='49530'>which</span> <span m='49700'>is</span> <span m='49790'>a</span> <span m='49840'>Bachelor's</span> <span m='50450'>in</span> <span m='50550'>Business</span> <span m='50930'>Administration.</span> </p><p><span m='52140'>And</span> <span m='52870'>when</span> <span m='53040'>I</span> <span m='53150'>was</span> <span m='53340'>getting</span> <span m='53530'>ready</span> <span m='53750'>to</span> <span m='53870'>graduate,</span> <span m='54580'>I</span> <span m='54670'>still</span> <span m='54940'>wasn't</span> <span m='55220'>sure</span> <span m='55650'>what</span> <span m='56130'>field</span> <span m='56410'>of</span> <span m='56480'>work</span> <span m='56730'>I</span> <span m='56780'>wanted</span> <span m='57070'>to</span> <span m='57160'>go</span> <span m='57350'>into.</span> <span m='58060'>And</span> <span m='58310'>my</span> <span m='58450'>mom,</span> <span m='58765'>who's been</span> <span m='59080'>a</span> <span m='59560'>realtor</span> <span m='59680'>for</span> <span m='60000'>many,</span> <span m='60260'>many</span> <span m='60490'>years</span> <span m='61360'>needed</span> <span m='61660'>help,</span> <span m='62090'>so</span> <span m='62240'>she</span> <span m='62570'>asked</span> <span m='62860'>me</span> <span m='63020'>to</span> <span m='63120'>consider</span> <span m='63540'>getting</span> <span m='63760'>my</span> <span m='63880'>license,</span> <span m='64550'>which</span> <span m='64739'>I</span> <span m='64840'>did,</span> <span m='65440'>and</span> <span m='66060'>I've</span> <span m='66730'>been</span> <span m='66830'>a</span> <span m='66880'>realtor</span> <span m='67090'>ever</span> <span m='67410'>since.</span> <span m='67860'>I'm</span> <span m='68020'>actually</span> <span m='68340'>a</span> <span m='68400'>third</span> <span m='68670'>generation</span> <span m='69270'>realtor,</span> <span m='69520'>but</span> <span m='69940'>I</span> <span m='70130'>had</span> <span m='70320'>no</span> <span m='70510'>intention</span> <span m='71440'>of</span> <span m='71560'>becoming</span> <span m='71980'>a</span> <span m='72255'>realtor</span> <span m='72530'>initially.</span> </p><p><span m='73950'>I</span> <span m='74030'>think</span> <span m='74840'>there's</span> <span m='75110'>a</span> <span m='75190'>lot</span> <span m='75360'>of</span> <span m='75440'>pressure</span> <span m='75990'>put</span> <span m='76230'>on</span> <span m='76380'>you</span> <span m='76530'>when</span> <span m='76670'>you're</span> <span m='76810'>in</span> <span m='76880'>high</span> <span m='77030'>school</span> <span m='77420'>to</span> <span m='78040'>know</span> <span m='78200'>what</span> <span m='78310'>you</span> <span m='78420'>want</span> <span m='78550'>to</span> <span m='78620'>major</span> <span m='79020'>in</span> <span m='79230'>and</span> <span m='79340'>know</span> <span m='79440'>what</span> <span m='79570'>you</span> <span m='79660'>want</span> <span m='79770'>to</span> <span m='79820'>become.</span> <span m='80320'>And</span> <span m='81020'>I</span> <span m='81100'>think</span> <span m='82270'>what</span> <span m='82590'>would</span> <span m='82910'>have</span> <span m='83140'>helped</span> <span m='83430'>me</span> <span m='83550'>when</span> <span m='83680'>I</span> <span m='83740'>was</span> <span m='83860'>in</span> <span m='83940'>high</span> <span m='84120'>school</span> <span m='85450'>was</span> <span m='85730'>to</span> <span m='85870'>know</span> <span m='86110'>that</span> <span m='86380'>it's</span> <span m='86550'>OK</span> <span m='87060'>if</span> <span m='87210'>you</span> <span m='87320'>don't</span> <span m='87630'>know</span> <span m='88010'>yet.</span> <span m='88320'>You</span> <span m='88830'>have</span> <span m='89130'>some</span> <span m='89320'>time</span> <span m='89600'>to</span> <span m='89740'>figure</span> <span m='90160'>it</span> <span m='90230'>out.</span> <span m='91000'>And</span> <span m='93180'>getting</span> <span m='93320'>an</span> <span m='93430'>education,</span> <span m='94590'>whether</span> <span m='95260'>it's</span> <span m='95470'>something</span> <span m='95850'>that</span> <span m='96150'>you</span> <span m='96850'>end up</span> <span m='96910'>going</span> <span m='97100'>into</span> <span m='97380'>that</span> <span m='97550'>field</span> <span m='97830'>or</span> <span m='97880'>not,</span> <span m='98270'>was</span> <span m='98490'>important</span> <span m='99190'>to</span> <span m='99290'>help</span> <span m='99560'>you</span> <span m='99650'>discover</span> <span m='100360'>where</span> <span m='100620'>you</span> <span m='100770'>want</span> <span m='100970'>to</span> <span m='101050'>be.</span> <span m='102250'>Does</span> <span m='102550'>that</span> <span m='102850'>help?</span> </p>","file":{"id":311525,"video_id":"2846500790001","name":"1465-Wailana-RealEstate1","duration":103654,"thumbnail_url":null}});