An estate agent is someone whose job involves selling and renting out buildings and land for clients. With experience, some estate agents could earn in the region £25,000 to £60,000, plus commission!

So, it’s no wonder you want to start your career on the path to be an estate agent. It can be quite difficult to start a career in as you don’t need a degree however work experience is very important. Which is why an apprenticeship could be the best option for you!

You’ll get to learn the trade from experienced estate agents and housing officers while getting a great qualification as well! If you like to think you’re a negotiator, have an eye for a sale and have great customer service skills, it could be for you!

Whether you’ll be working in the residential, commercial or rural property division, you’ll have a lot of opportunities to develop.

What kind of things are involved in an estate agent apprenticeship?

  • Obtaining instructions from clients
  • Invoicing for fees
  • compiling legal documentation
  • seeking references
  • handing over keys to new tenants

You can get an estate agent apprenticeship straight after school or straight after college. However, you can only get qualifications up to the equivalent of GCSEs currently. The apprenticeship you’re looking for is called a “Property services” apprenticeship, and you could do it as an estate agent administrator, lettings administrator or estate agent or letting agent!

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