Real Estate Realtor/Agent/ Loan Officer (Male, Age 52) in San Diego, CA
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At a Glance
Basic data on your current job
|Job Title||Real Estate Realtor/Agent/ Loan Officer|
|Other Compensation||None Set|
|Company Size||(not answered)|
|Location||San Diego, CA|
|Years Experience||6 months|
Opinions on your CAREER overall (i.e. not just your current job)
|Years in Career||0|
|Income Rating||0 / 10|
|Interest Rating||0 / 10|
|Work-Life Rating||0 / 10|
|Fulfilment Rating||0 / 10|
Table of Contents
Current job Q&A
Describe the type of organization you work for.
Real Estate Broker with 1000 agents nationwide, 100 in San Diego.
Describe your job role and responsibilities.
Working with clients to find homes to buy and helping to get a loan.
Please list an additional benefits (beyond compensation) that you receive.
Do you feel you are under/over or well/fairly compensated at your current position?
Does your job entail you working with others on a daily basis? Is this something you like/dislike about your job? Please explain.
Yes, daily contact with current clients and new. Yes I like this.
Do you work collaboratively with supervisors/managers?
Do you work collaboratively with your co-workers?
Describe your work location (e.g., office, home, theatre, in the field) and what you like/dislike about working in it.
Please rate each of the following aspects of your current job on a scale of 1-10 (10 being the highest/best):
Job Title: 8
Level of Responsibility: 4
The Actual Work: 3
A day in the life of…
Please describe a typical workday for you in your current job:
|5am to 6am|
|6am to 7am|
|7am to 8am||get up, dress, brush, shower shave.|
|8am to 9am||check internet for e-mails and return messages|
|9am to 10am||search MLS for homes and new listings|
|10am to 11am||call lenders and listing agents for status|
|11am to 12pm||walk 1 hour|
|12pm to 1pm||call clients, agents, check for new listings|
|1pm to 2pm||check e-mails, call clients and agents|
|2pm to 3pm||show homes to prospective clients|
|3pm to 4pm||show homes|
|4pm to 5pm||check e-mail and return messages|
|5pm to 6pm||call clients|
|6pm to 7pm|
|7pm to 8pm|
|8pm to 9pm|
|9pm to 10pm|
|10pm to 11pm|
|11pm to 12am|
How you got your job
How did you get your current job?
What was the application process?
State classes and testing and licensing with background check.
Did you have to interview for your current job? If yes, what did the interview process entail?
Yes, resume, individual, history.
If you can remember, what questions were you asked during the interview?
General real estate and sales history
Do you feel your employer properly prepared you for your job? Explain.
Was there training for your current position? If yes, what did it entail?
yes, college classes.
Do you feel your educational background prepared you for your job? Explain.
If applicable, do you feel your internship experience helped you prepare for your job?
No, no internship in Real Estate.
If someone wanted to go about getting a job similar to yours, what would you recommend for him or her to do?
Wait, the maket is really slow.
What skills do you think a person should have if they want to pursue a position like yours?
Organized, likes working with emotional clients, patience
Do you feel that you need a certain level of education or training to be successful in your job?
required by the DRE, yes a BS at least
What advice would you give to someone who was about to start work in your position/ line of work?
Be prepared to spend money for 6 months before you make any
Long-term career plans
Is your current employment part of your overall career plan? Why or why not?
yes, flexibility, lucative
What are your current career goals?
Stay in Real State.
Is there anything else you would like to share about your career?
Prior work history
Please list your most recent jobs prior to this current job:
|Prior Job 1||Sales and Loans||9 years||100k||Real Estate sales and loans|
|Prior Job 2|
Please list your educational background:
High School GPA:3
|3||SDSU||Public ADmin/Pesonal Management|
|Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)
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