Millennials: A Career in Real Estate is Calling Your Name!


As graduation season approaches, many students are faced with making the tough decision about where to go next. Here’s why real estate is a great career choice:

  • Your days are never the same: In most corporate jobs, you spend countless hours working on the same mundane tasks in your cubical, day-in and day-out. In real estate, each day is different. One day you could be viewing properties, while the next you’re out meeting with customers or hosting an open house. The change is not only exciting; it’s refreshing!
  • You have more freedom: Agents have the ability to choose where they work, when they work, how long they work and beyond. As long as you stay motivated, this flexibility can be very beneficial to your professional growth (you’ll become a master at managing your time and staying organized), as well as to your personal growth (talk about work-life balance!).
  • There is unlimited room for growth: As a real estate agent, you’re accountable for your own success. While brokers are there to support you through challenges, you’re essentially in the driver’s seat when it comes to the direction and growth of your own personal brand. Having this independence can be both rewarding and empowering.
  • The job is very rewarding: There really is no better feeling than knowing you were able to make someone else’s dreams come true. As real estate agents, you’re able to do that on a daily basis! With each closing, you are giving a family a new chapter in their book of life – no dollar amount could even come close to that.

You’ve just heard only a few of benefits of working in real estate, but they sound pretty awesome, right? Just as you’d spring clean your house, spring clean your resume to include your most recent information and relevant skillsets. Sounds pretty good, right? To learn more about a career in real estate, visit to learn more about working with the ERA brand and the career opportunities we have available today.


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ERA Real Estate is an innovative franchising leader in the residential real estate industry with more than 40 years of experience in developing consumer-oriented products and services. The ERA network includes approximately 36,000 brokers and sales associates and approximately 2,350 offices throughout the United States and 33 countries and territories. Each office is independently owned and operated. ERA Real Estate is a subsidiary of Realogy Holdings Corp. (NYSE:RLGY), a global leader in real estate franchising and provider of real estate brokerage, relocation and settlement services.