• You should be over 21 years old
• You should be a citizen of Singapore, or at least hold a permanent resident status of the island country
• You should have passed at-least four GCE O-Levels or equivalent
After fulfilling the above mentioned criteria, you are ready to take the next step and pass RES exam (Real Estate Salesperson Exam) and attain the qualification for making a start.
The first and foremost qualification needed by a real estate agent is the RES qualification. Qualifying this exam requires you to undertake a set of lessons under real estate license course before taking up the exam. There are a number of agencies in Singapore providing license course real estate along with real estate sales training.
Working as a real estate agent, you are your own boss; you are not bound to the nine to five schedules or any risk of losing your job, but at the same time it requires you to shape up your skills and handle matters tactfully. This arena has a bright future with unlimited income opportunities. Becoming a real estate agent is a long process, but the end results are quite rewarding; an average realtor earns about $100,000 per annum.
Other necessities include knowing how to drive and having own personal vehicle. You may be required to visit a property site in a tight schedule in order to meet your prospective buyers. It is better to start with a mentor, who can guide you in this field before you can stand up on your own.