Being a REALTOR®

If you are looking for a career that:

  • Values Your Incredible Work Ethic;
  • Moves at the Speed of the Internet, or as Fast as You Can Go;
  • Values Your Creative Side as Much as Your Practical Side;
  • Gives You Room for Advancement as Well as Room for Expression;
  • Is in a company that has a Silicon Valley philosophy combined with a Midwestern pragmatism;

Careers in Real Estate

The real estate profession has expanded and offers one of the widest career selections in the business world today. Helping people buy and sell homes, office buildings, industrial property and corporate farmland, property management, land development, mortgage banking, urban planning, real estate counseling, appraisal, and research are all aspects of a career in real estate.

Advantages and Rewards of a Career in Real Estate

A career in real estate provides flexibility and freedom to set your own pace. Income directly reflects your efforts, with no limits on what astute, hard-working men and women can earn. Successful people in real estate are goal-oriented, persevering, self-motivated, ambitious and people-oriented. The rewards of a real estate career are a potential for high earnings, status in the community, autonomy, time, freedom, helping people, the intellectual challenge, and the satisfaction from those accomplishments.

Education for a Career in Real Estate

Castle Realty of La Crosse now offers a variety of real estate and related courses through the Wisconsin REALTORS® Association. Castle Realty of La Crosse administers both the salesperson course to obtain your Wisconsin License and Broker course to further your training and knowledge. Minnesota sales training is also available.

Continuing Education in Real Estate

Additional formal education is available while working in real estate. Wisconsin REALTORS® Association, Minnesota REALTORS® Association, The NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS® and its institutes, societies and councils sponsor continuing education programs for members, and award designations for specialty areas of real estate. Continuing education increases knowledge and skills, improves earnings potential, and enhancing opportunities for success.