The Portland housing and rental market is red hot, and rental properties can offer job opportunities. However, if you’re looking to manage rental property in Oregon, you must first obtain a property manager license. While this may seem like an inconvenient step to take, it’s one that will help Oregon residents stay in compliance with the law while entering a field that’s reliable and high-demand.
Real estate is an exciting career path for go-getters who enjoy talking with people and staying organized. The real estate industry can be challenging in the beginning, but those who are consistent can see rapid growth in their earnings. Creating a fruitful network for future home purchases will help you build a strong customer base. Your work helps people find their dream homes, the perfect commercial property for their business, or investment property. However, before getting started with your real estate career, you need the proper training and certification.
Dave Amato has been active in the real estate industry for 45+ years and an active Real Estate Broker since 2003. During his 23-year career as a builder/developer his projects added over 200 units of housing to Portland metro market. He has served on the board of directors for the Portland Metropolitan Home builders and currently serves on the Board of the Oregon Association of Realtors. We recently sat down with him to learn more about his course.