Real Estate Realtor/Agent/ Loan Officer (Male, Age 52) in San Diego, CA

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At a Glance

Current Job

Basic data on your current job

Job TitleReal Estate Realtor/Agent/ Loan Officer
Salary$60,000
Other Compensation None Set
Hours/Week35
Company Size(not answered)
LocationSan Diego, CA
Years Experience6 months

Career Ratings

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Years in Career0
Education(not answered)
Income Rating0 / 10
Interest Rating0 / 10
Work-Life Rating0 / 10
Fulfilment Rating0 / 10

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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?
adequate

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?
Yes

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):
Income: 2
Benefits: 6
Hours: 1
Co-Workers: 7
Supervisors: 5
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 8amget up, dress, brush, shower shave.
8am to 9amcheck internet for e-mails and return messages
9am to 10amsearch MLS for homes and new listings
10am to 11amcall lenders and listing agents for status
11am to 12pmwalk 1 hour
12pm to 1pmcall clients, agents, check for new listings
1pm to 2pmcheck e-mails, call clients and agents
2pm to 3pmshow homes to prospective clients
3pm to 4pmshow homes
4pm to 5pmcheck e-mail and return messages
5pm to 6pmcall 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?
referral

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.
Yes.

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.
Yes.

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:

TitleLengthSalaryDescription
Prior Job 1Sales and Loans9 years100kReal Estate sales and loans
Prior Job 2

Educational background

Please list your educational background:

High School GPA:3

GPASchoolDegree
College (Undergraduate)
or Technical/Vocational
3SDSUPublic ADmin/Pesonal Management
Graduate or Professional
(Masters or Doctorate)

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