Activating my license to start investing

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I’m ready to activate my real estate license with a brokerage. I passed the exam a few days ago. My husband and I are interested in investing and really want to make flipping houses and accumulating rental properties a full time business. He runs a painting business and will be able to handle the construction side of things while I find the properties. Should I sign with a popular brokerage like KW or Ebby Holiday or find a broker to hang my license with? I would still like to sell homes to clients but want to make investing a priority. Im in the DFW area. Any advice would be greatly appreciated! Thanks

Hi @Brandi R.

I'm in a similar boat as you. I finish my classes tomorrow and will be taking the tests in the next few weeks. I personally am looking for a smaller brokerage to start out part time as I don't plan on quitting my job any time soon. I'd suggest you interview 2 or 3 smaller brokerages and 2 or 3 bigger ones and get a feel for you how you fit in and what they can do for you. You will need to decide how important training and having an office or desk are, what kind of commission splits you want, how much mentoring you need and how much mentoring they would provide, etc.

Thanks for your response! I do need to see what my options are. Good luck on taking the exam!

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