The summer is already over and the year is quickly drawing to a close. 2010 has been a dark year for many people financially. With the nation's unemployment rate still above 9% it might seem like there is no end in sight to the dark economic tunnel that so many are facing, but 2011 is offering at least one bright spot for those in search of a new career. That bright spot is the real estate industry, and if you start your real estate training now, you could be ready to start a new career in the New Year with your real estate license.
College degree programs can take years to complete and cost thousands of dollars. The real estate courses required to earn a real estate license can be completed in just weeks and for only a few hundred dollars. Rather than spending years in school in the hopes that you will find a job that will pay enough to support your family and repay the debt that came along with your degree, earning a real estate license will allow you to hit the ground running in a career with incredible income potential before the New Year begins.
If you think that you cannot fit real estate courses into your schedule before the New Year, think again. The availability of online real estate schools allows you access to the coursework 24 hours a day, seven days a week, from anyplace that you can access the internet. Even when you cannot access the internet with a computer, some online real estate schools offer the assignments, and even the exams, on your mobile phone. Whether you have an iPhone, a Blackberry, or other Smartphone with Android technology, you can still access your courses.
The housing market has taken a beating in the last few years and is just beginning to make its way back. Experts agree that in 2011 the housing market will begin to make a stronger recovery. The job forecast anticipates an increase in available opportunities for those with their real estate license over the next eight years. There is no other industry that can offer the possibility that the real estate industry can with so little investment of time and money. Start a new career in the New Year with your real estate license.