Perhaps you are the one person among your friends who constantly creates design ideas for homes. You look at ordinary items like tables, lighting and rugs and see potential patterns to give living or work space its best potential. You have built a strong reputation for your ability to match shapes, colors and textures to create designs that no one can resist. If you have this natural ability to transform homes, it is not a far stretch to see yourself as a key realty player by getting a Nevada real estate license. Here are two ways your natural talents can translate into a new career path.
Not everyone who is in the market to buy a home can see the true potential of a property. The agent with a talent for decor can help a potential buyer see all the possibilities. Those who are most successful at this understand the key to staging: A house has to look like a home. Understanding the right design choices to emphasize the best features of a house can be a huge success factor for the emerging agent. After all, you are not only selling what the potential buyer physically sees before him. You are helping him see the things that could be yet to come.
A good eye for design could also help you partner with sellers to increase the value of their homes. Some are so anxious to sell that they do not take advantage of the opportunity to make small upgrades that can bring a greater dollar value to the sales table. It can be something as simple as replacing the old carpet with an attractive pattern or loft or shifting from the standard faucet to something a little more quirky and fun. As a design aficionado, you can open your clients’ earning potential for their homes exponentially. Your licensing in realty can give you the proper access to give them comparable profit-from-upgrade stories in their own markets.
No matter how you decide to use your real estate license, your gifts as a designer will always be helpful to your career. You will always have insights that the average realtor does not leverage. Remember that you will be entering a field where your job is to help others see possibilities. No matter what the condition of the house, you re-envision it as a home.