Real Estate Careers at Fickling & Company
You'll find exciting opportunities available at Fickling & Company!
Whether you are an experienced sales associate or considering a new career in real estate, Fickling & Company - with offices based throughout Middle Georgia and in St. George Island, Florida - offers numerous advantages:
- Over 70 years of experience in the real estate industry
- A well-recognized and respected name in the marketplace
- Convenient office locations
- Excellent training
- A competitive commission schedule
Starting a Real Estate Career in Georgia
People who perform the duties of a real estate broker or are paid a fee for listing, selling, leasing or managing real property must be licensed in Georgia. Licenses are not required for persons employed by brokers, builders, landlords, leasing services, etc. who perform only administrative duties. Licenses are also required for those who appraise real property, sell time-shares or manage community associations for a real estate broker. The information below applies to the real estate salesperson or broker license.
Questions and Answers
Q. How do I obtain a Georgia real estate license?
Salespersons complete a 75-hour pre-license course.
Pass the state exam.
Brokers complete the 60-hour pre license course
Must be licensed for at least 3 years
Pass the state exam.
Q. Where are required courses offered?
Macon State College, Middle Georgia Association of Realtors, other on-line resources available upon request
Fickling & Company offers some in-house continuing education classes
Q. How do I begin a real estate career?
Complete a pre-license course.
Interview with brokers
(If your broker signs your State exam application, you will be issued and active license at the exam center. If you have not affiliated with a broker, your license will be "stored" with the Georgia Real Estate Commission until you activate it with a broker)
Pass the State exam.
(If a broker has signed your form, you are licensed upon passing).
Affiliate with a licensed broker.
Q. What does Georgia require after I am licensed?
After the first year, 36 hours of continuing education per 4 year renewal period is required.
Q. What is necessary for a successful real estate career in Georgia?
Commitment to a full time career
Expert services for buyers and sellers
Continuous training and career development
Selecting a reputable, supportive brokerage firm
A full time, experienced, well respected managing broker, available daily for support
Q. How can I get more information about a real estate career in Georgia?
For career advisement or information on a career with Fickling & Company, contact one of the managing Brokers below:
Wendy RuzicSr. Vice President,
151 S. Houston Lake Road
Warner Robins, GA 31088
Chad BevillSr. Vice President,
2960 Riverside Dr.
Macon, GA 31204
Brandon ThackerVice President of Commercial Sales, Leasing,
and Property Management,
577 Mulberry Street
Macon, GA 31202