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Criteria to be a Real Estate Salesperson

posted by EDMUND EE in Career with Us !

Criteria to be a Real Estate Salesperson

You must be a Singapore Citizen or SPR, min 21 years of age.


Qualification:

Min 4 O level passes taken at not more than 2 sittings (N level cert excluded)

Higher NITEC Qualification

Industrial Technician Certificate (ITC)

Certificate in Business Studies (CBS)

Master NITEC

National Technician Certificate 1 (NTC1)


Summary

To be a property agent in Singapore, whether part-time or full time, you must be a Singapore Citizen or SPR. The minimum age is 21 years old and you must have minimum of 4 O level passes, with max 2 sittings. Next, you have to sign up the RES (Real Estate Salesperson) course and passed the RES exams. Once you passed your RES course, you join an agency which will apply for your RES license from CEA (Council for Estate Agencies) for you.

WPLN (Alternate to 4 O level passes)

Attained Level 5 and above in WPLN Assessment in Reading, Writing, Speaking, Listening & Numeracy.

RES Course Exemption

If you have any of the following certificate, you will be exempted from taking the RES course:

Institution: NUS

Bachelor of Science (Real Estate)

Bachelor or Science (Estate Management)

Bachelor of Real Estate (Property Management)

Bachelor or Real Estate (Valuation)

institution: Ngee Ann Polytechnic

Diploma in Building Management

Diploma in Building & Real Estate Management)

Dipolma in Real Estate Business

Institution: Singapore Polytechnic    

Diploma in Property Development & Facilities Management

Diploma in Building & Property Management


WISH TO BE A PROPERTY AGENT & DO NOT HAVE RES CERT


If you do not have RES certificate, remember these 3 letters:  CEA

C FOR COURSE

First you need to register for RES course with min 4 O level passes certificate. If you do not have 4 O level passes, you need to take and pass WPLN level 5 on all the 4 subjects.

Note: Overseas qualifications (degree) or private diploma

If you do not have 4 O level passes but you have overseas qualifications (degree) or private diploma, etc, you can submit these original qualifications at the centre you sign up for RES course and the centre will submit them to CEA, with an administrative fee of $53.50, for assessment which will take about 15 working days for CEA to reply.


E FOR EXAMINATIONS

Take and passed both the paper 1 and paper 2 RES examination.


A FOR AGENCY

Once you passed RES, you then register with an agency and the agency will apply your CEA license on your behalf.

For more infomation, visit the following websites:

www.cea.gov.sg

www.ntuclearninghub.com

GOOD LUCK TO YOU RES EXAMS


AFTER YOU HAD PASSED RES EXAMS

Remember these 3 letters:  ATM


A FOR AGENCY

It’s important to join a large & reputable agency.

Being large, it will have large backroom supports, hence your commissions will be paid promptly, as fast as within 1 week or less.

Large agency also have economic of scale to conduct many in house training programs.

Sincerely welcome you to join PropNex, the largest agency in Singapore.

PropNex has large backroom supports to ensure all key functions are promptly delivered.

In view of the many successes in new launches, PropNex has been awarded many projects currently and in the years ahead. PropNex is also leading in the luxury CCR segment.


T FOR TEAM

The team you join will greatly determine your future success in this very challenging industry.

I am with Dynamic Force Group (DFG) currently has more than 100+ agents and is the fastest growing team in PropNex.

DFG has its own centralised training platform where any team member can attend, regardless of whoever your Manager/Mentor.

The training programs are free, you pay only the course notes of $30 & $50 depending on the program type. Also there is no tie up.


M FOR MENTOR

The mentor is your first point of contact.

Before deciding, its recommended that you visit at least 3 mentors from different agencies, to understand their systems, platform and supports.

It is important that you can work well with your Mentor.


Summary

Once you passed your RES exams and with you RES result slip, you are ready to join an agency of your choice to kick-start your career in Real Estate Industry. Before deciding which agency to join, I would sincerely urge you to arrange 1-1 meet up with a few potential managers from different agencies and to understand their systems and platforms. Joining the right team with the right Manager/Mentor is crucial as this will greatly decides your future successes. By joining the right team, having proven success systems and platforms, your kick-start as a brand new RES will be very much easy.