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Why do you want to work in real estate?

1 of 28 Real Estate Receptionist Interview Questions and Answers Written by Rachelle Enns

Updated on July 1st, 2018 | Rachelle is a job search expert, career coach, and headhunter
who helps everyone from students to fortune executives find success in their career.
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Provide an answer as to the reasons that led you to pursue a career in real estate, and link this answer to the position you are applying for - so as to demonstrate your chosen career field/original career goal is in line with this role.

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"I decided to pursue a career in real estate because I (X reasons for pursuing that career, such as passion for this field or having a parent who worked in this field). I also sincerely feel the position I applied for is a perfect fit as I already possess the personality traits, required experience and educational qualifications for this role."

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Rachelle Enns
Rachelle Enns is a job search expert, executive headhunter, career catalyst, and interview coach. Utilized by top talent from Fortune companies like Microsoft, General Electric, and Nestle, she helps professionals position themselves in today's competitive digital marketplace. Rachelle founded Renovate My Resume and Executive Resume Solutions, two companies focused on helping job seekers get their edge back. She helps everyone from new graduates looking for their first placement, to CEO's who want more out of their career. Rachelle coaches students to executives on how to master the toughest interview questions and how to handle the most bizarre interview situations; all with confidence and poise. Rachelle trains other career coaches, recruiters, and resume writers, globally. A big part of her job is also spent coaching HR professionals on how to bring the human touch back into their interview and hiring process.
First written on: 10/11/2010
Last modified on: 07/01/2018

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Why do you want to work in real estate?
1.
I personally love meeting the different types of people this industry has to offer and it is always exciting to see someone finally get their dream home they had been working towards or given the chance to rent when it is their first time.
2.
Yes I do I am planning to take.
3.
As this is one of the most expanding business in Canada and I know tHis will give me good exposure to outer world.
4.
I feel it would be interesting, watching the customers buy a new home and follow it from start to finish. Helping people rent a home etc.
5.
I am passionate about real estate and delivering a professional customer services, I have the experience, knowledge and commited to providing a services second to none.
6.
Because I believe it will be a challebge for me, I also find it quite interesting, and there will always be a job in this industry as property and residental homes will always be around.
7.
I believe this will help me in a long run. Just graduated from college, can't find no job.
8.
Because im cool like that :)
9.
I've heard how rewarding and professional working in real esate can be and can definitley see my self biulding a career in such a positive workplace.
10.
Real estate has always appealed to me and am interested in finding out more about the renting and selling aspects of this industry.
11.
Because I believe it will be a challenge for me ans its quite interesting as well.
12.
I am interested in the real estate field and would like to be a part of it.
13.
I would like to transition out of retail into an office environment where I can utilize my strong organizational and communication skills.
14.
I would like to work in real estate to get to know more people in the community. To help others find their dream home or business space they are looking for.
15.
I have always wanted to work in the industry and because it would be a great experience for myself.
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I have experience in property management, sales, letting and customer services. I think I have a lot to bring to the table.
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