Midlife Career Change

shutterstock_164415695Are you entertaining the idea of a midlife career change but not sure if it is too late? If you are considering starting a career in real estate, the answer is no, it is not too late. In the real estate industry it is common to come across staff who are older than 40 and who have swapped to real estate from another career. What’s more, these days it is common to swap careers multiple times during your lifetime.

Whether you are working in a job you no longer enjoy or you have been a stay at home mum for a number of years, the key to changing careers is to find a job that interests you and that suits your skills. If you are interested in property, enjoy working with people and you are keen to learn, real estate might be the career change you are looking for.

The real estate industry lends itself to midlife career changers because you don’t need to complete years and years of study to get started. Thanks to the availability of online courses, you can get start working as an agent’s representative within just a couple of days. If you want to become a fully licensed real estate agent later on you can always complete another online course to get you there.

A midlife career change can be daunting, but it is far from impossible. Walt Disney, Ellen Degeneres, Harrison Ford and Andrea Bocelli are just some big names that swapped careers and went on to pursue their interests and passions successfully. Odds are that you won’t become famous, but you CAN try something different and turn a new leaf in your life.