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West Virginia Real Estate License

WV real estate license

WV real estate license

Procrastinating about getting a WV real estate license?

“It is not uncommon for people to spend their whole life waiting to start living.”

-Eckhart Tolle

“Real estate cannot be lost or stolen, nor can it be carried away. Purchased with common sense, paid for in full, and managed with reasonable care, it is about the safest investment in the world.”

-Franklin D. Roosevelt

If you’ve ever wanted to pursue a career in real estate there are many options to get there and work within it. There are many fields that allow you to be involved in real estate. Appraisal, lending, education, are a few examples. The list goes on. A lot of people might find the TV shows on flipping homes and buying and selling real estate to look creative and fun. While you don’t have to have a real estate license to buy homes and “flip” them you could benefit from having a WV real estate license because you would understand the market, the pricing of your market so you can price homes you sell and buy, and you could save yourself a LOT of money in real estate brokerage fees if you were working directly in the business and profiting from sales without paying for listings and making commissions on the houses you sell yourself. There is a lot of money to be made and a lot of benefits to having a WV real estate license.

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It’s also not terribly hard to get one, although there are a few hoops to jump through, some education to acquire, some fees to pay… You know, its life. The amount of education required in West Virginia is 90 hours. There are classes that can be taken in as few as two weeks to a month and you can even take a lot, even all of it online so you never even need to leave your house! There are a handful of real estate educators in West Virginia that are approved to provide you with the 90 hours of education needed to gain your West Virginia Real Estate License. Spruce School of Real Estate seems to stand above the crowd in schools producing real estate agents. Since 1993 Spruce has been helping people just like yourself get a WV real estate license.