Real Estate Careers: Home Inspection
Home inspectors are an integral part of the Real Estate process. They require in depth knowledge of the home you are considering. An inspector can often make or break a real estate transaction based on the report that they provide. A home inspector is a solid option for real estate careers.
The requirements for inspectors vary from state to state and American Home Inspection Institute can link you to the various requirements in each state as well as in Canada. You will likely notice that many states including Canada currently have no guidelines for becoming an inspector. I am certain this will change in the future as the reliance on a home inspector becomes more and more commonplace.
Be aware that the American Society of Home inspectors is a fantastic resource and there site can direct you to the education training and resources that you require to become an inspector.
Real Estate Careers: Home Stager
The Home Staging profession has exploded quite rapidly onto the Real Estate scene. Its exposure on television has pushed it to forefront rapidly and the field seems continually growing. With this rapid expansion many design schools have sprung up focused on staging a property to its fullest.
Staging Diva, and Decorating Solutions are just a few of the training systems that have been set up.
A solid understanding of design will allow you to enter into this highly publicized field. Again there are no state or Canadian laws that regulate home stagers so anyone can technically become a stager.
Real Estate Careers: Real Estate Photographer
A Real Estate Photographer does exactly what you would think. They take pictures of your home. Obviously with some photographic training anyone can specialize in home photography.
Most agents take there own photographs so finding a niche in the market place can be difficult. Many photographers offer specialized packages for real estate.
These are just a few of the careers that professionals have taken advantage of in the Real Estate market place. Each career choice offers its own challenges and rewards. So good luck exploring your career options.