How Real Estate Agents Get Paid

Everything you want to know about how real estate agents make money, how commission is broken down & earning six figures
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  • Lectures 16
  • Length 1 hour
  • Skill Level Beginner Level
  • Languages English
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Published 10/2015 English

Course Description

Do you plan to become a real estate agent or you’re a new agent but you want to know how much you can potentially earn as a real estate agent, how you will get paid on different real estate transactions, live on commissions and get my BIG BONUS? If so, then this is the perfect course for you!

When you take this course today, you get lifetime access to important steps and strategies that has enabled me to sell over 31 million dollars worth of real estate in a down market, become a top salesperson since my 2nd year in the business and earn a 2014 award for best agent on top website Trulia. You can actually apply what you will learn in this course to every financial aspect of your real estate career.

There aren’t many detailed courses out there like this that will show you the financial side of being a real estate agent. I have designed this Real Estate course to be truthful and to let you see with your own eyes how to get started in real estate, how real estate agents get paid and maintain financial stability. This way, you can be prepared and be successful from the beginning. I have put together a straight forward one hour course full of videos that are guaranteed to be a great investment for your future.

Once you purchase your course you are free to post questions inside the course and ask me anything about becoming a successful real estate agent…………that alone is worth more than this course. I will answer every questions you ask and do my best to answer you as detailed as possible. As my student I feel it’s invaluable to be able to have me as your mentor to answer questions over time to ensure you reach your real estate goals.

H U G E B O N U S !!!!! You will hear me talk about my secret sauce for selling millions of dollars worth of real estate during a horrible market and becoming a multi-award winning top sales producer for several years...................this is something you can't miss because it will set you up for years of real estate success.

Become a student today simply purchase the course by clicking the blue “Take This Course” button and enroll. When you enroll you have a 30 day money back guarantee, so you don’t lose anything. Watch the promo video to get more details of the course and to know if you can take hearing me talk for an hour. Enjoy the course!

What are the requirements?

  • You want to take some notes on the course Udemy page or have a paper and pen handy.
  • Have a open mind
  • Good listening skills
  • Have fun

What am I going to get from this course?

  • Great 1 Hour Course & 17 Lectures
  • BONUS: Find Out My One Secret That Enabled Me To Sell Over 31 Million Dollars Worth Of Real Estate In A Down Market For Years!
  • A complete course to educate you on getting started in real estate, earning commission, calculating commission, great tips to for living on commission to be financially stable.
  • As a student you will have access to me as your mentor to ask me questions concerning becoming a successful agent.
  • You will understand how much you can earn as a real estate agent.
  • You will see the steps for you to earn a commission check.
  • You learn how to calculate your commission for the most common real estate transactions.
  • You will know the most common ways real estate agents get paid.
  • You will know how to prepare yourself financially.
  • You will learn the most important differences between earning commission vs. having a paid salary.
  • You will see all the requirements for becoming a real estate agent in all 50 states.
  • You will see a list of all the pros and cons when becoming an agent.
  • You will be able to make a decision if real estate is for you.

Who is the target audience?

  • If you are just thinking about becoming a real estate agent
  • If you just got your license but you still need help understanding how the money works.
  • Maybe you're just a curious cat!
  • This course is NOT for you if you are a very experienced real estate agent or broker.

What you get with this course?

Not for you? No problem.
30 day money back guarantee.

Forever yours.
Lifetime access.

Learn on the go.
Desktop, iOS and Android.

Get rewarded.
Certificate of completion.


Section 1: Introduction To This Course

This video will let you know why you need this course, what the course entails and what you are going to learn. Also see me and find out more about me and my skills as a top sales producer in real estate.


With this bonus I will expose my #1 secret that was the reason for me selling over $31 million worth of real estate when it was a down market and awarded one of TRULIA website Top Agent Award in 2014.

I will also explain in detail why this secret works for me and why it will work for you too. This incredible tip will lead you to real estate success for years.

Section 2: How To Start Your Career In Real Estate
4 pages

Get the list of requirements for becoming a real estate agent in every state so you can get started today.

1 page

This is a complete list of everything you need to get a head start on what you need to start as a real estate agent right away.

2 pages

Here you will see a complete list of all the pros and cons of being a real estate agent so you can get an understanding of how the business works.

Section 3: Find Out How Real Estate Agents Make Money

This lecture is going to help you learn the major differences between earning commission as an independent contractor and getting a paycheck as an employee.

At the end of this lecture you will be able to know whether earning commission or a paycheck is best for you.


The objective of this lecture:

- Find out what real estate agents make on average on the low end, medium end and high end.

-Learn all the different ways that effect how much you actually make.

By the end of this lecture you will have all the tips to help you earn more money.


-Find out the main steps that it takes to go from getting a property to sell to closing a deal so you can earn a commission check.

-At the end of this lecture you will understand the home buying process to you getting paid.


The objective of this lecture:

-Find out the most common estimated time frame for real estate deals to really close.

-Find out reasons why some deals close faster or slower than others.

-At the end of the lecture it will help you understand the timing of deals and have an idea how to budget from deal to deal.


Find out all the money mistakes real estate agents make when they start in real estate and when earning commission. By the end of this lecture you will understand how to prepare financially to start in real estate and the art to living on commission successfully.

Section 4: What Real Estate Agents & Brokers Charge

-Find out the most popular rates agents charge in the U.S.

-Learn reasons why agents charge lower and higher rates to property owners.


Objective of this lecture:

-Find out the importance of knowing the competitive commission splits with brokers in your area.

-What questions to ask about your current and future commission splits.

-Learn about the most common commission splits between brokers and real estate agents.

After this lecture you will know about today's most common commission splits, how to approach a real estate broker and what questions to ask about commission splits so you can make an informed decision about joining an office.

Section 5: BIG ONE! Ways To Calculate Real Estate Commission Checks

Using a real example, see how much your commission check would be based on this type of transaction.


Using a real example, see how much your commission check would be based on this type of transaction.


Using a real example, see how much your commission check would be based on this type of transaction.

3 questions

This quiz is to help you further understand how to calculate your own commission checks. This portion is extremely important to understand as a Real Estate Agent how much you get in commission when choosing an office or setting up terms for a deal with your broker and or agents.

Section 6: Congratulations

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Instructor Biography

Rhonda Holt, Top Sales Producer & Motivational Speaker

Rhonda Holt is a top selling multi award winning Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker in NY since 2007, she sold over $31 Million worth of real estate. She was named one of the top agents by website Trulia for 2014 (see her Trulia profile page). She's an author on Amazon, she wrote a book called "How To Save Thousands When Buying A Home." Lastly, she is a career coach, motivational speaker and now a Udemy Instructor.

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