Do You Need to be a Licensed Realtor Before Obtaining an LLC Business License?

February 24, 2021
Do you need to be a licensed Realtor before obtaining a LLC business license?

A real estate license is not needed in order to do this business or to obtain an LLC business license because you’re not acting in the benefit of another 3rd party. When you follow Marko’s strategies you are always a “principal” in the transaction. You are either a buyer, a seller, or in the case of a lease-option, a tenant.  

It is important to note that Marko has done hundreds of deals without a license, and it is all 100% legal.  None of our top coaches or students have licenses either. Furthermore, becoming a realtor just so you

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Do you need to be a licensed Realtor before obtaining  a LLC business license?

can do these kinds of creative real estate deals is not recommended. Why? Because when you become a realtor, you are now held to a higher standard and have to follow rules in order to keep your license.  You could have a lot more liability in a transaction if you do not disclose properly.

In addition to those complications, if you get a real estate license you will suddenly

have the Department of Real Estate (and a broker) looking over your shoulder, trying to tell you what you can and cannot do. You can avoid all those hassles by simply not getting a license. You’ll do just fine without it. 

Now, if you’re already a licensed real estate agent, can you still do this business? Certainly. That’s not a problem at all. We have plenty of successful students who have licenses. Just be aware that you will need to disclose that fact when you enter into a deal and maybe on your marketing as well.

Marko Rubel
Marko Rubel is a bestselling author, self-made millionaire, and master real estate investor. He immigrated to the U.S. from Croatia as a champion boxer in his 20s without speaking English and having little money.  He has been named a real estate expert by the National Real Estate Investing Association that represents over 40,000 investors nationwide. After years of trial and error in wholesaling and rehabbing, he discovered Unlimited Funding strategies. He is now considered one of America’s leading real estate experts— training others how to be successful exactly as he has done it.