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Northwood is an industry leader and embraces new technologies such as cloud-based software, mobile apps, and a robust CRM system to ensure ease and success to our agents. Access to cutting-edge tools, along with best-in-class training and experienced leadership, ensures that Northwod agents are positioned to offer unparalleled customer service.

At Northwood, we are agent-centric and this belief is key to our wonderful success. Agents come to Northwood not just to sell homes, but to build a career in real estate. They go beyond merely listing properties, but they build families, reshape communities, and change lives. Whether you are a new or experiences agent, we invite you to meet with us and help us redefine real estate.

Why Northwood?

Experience

One of the largest, privately-owned, full-service real estate companies in the United States, Northwood Realty provides turn-key brokerage, mortgage lending, home warranty, insurance and title services.

Mobile Technology

With industry-leading, cloud-based CRM software and powerful mobile technology, Northwood equips its agents to work smarter, think bigger and sell more homes.

Education & Training

Our agents benefit from innovative real estate training and professional development. This includes coaching, mentoring and technology education.

Marketing

Northwood understands it is not just selling a brand, it is partnering with, and promoting, its people. Our unique marketing efforts showcase our agents as industry experts, helping clients achieve their real estate dreams.

Agent Support

Our deep trust and comprehensive support of our agents afford them the flexibility, autonomy and confidence to excel in the marketplace. At Northwood there are no boundaries on success.

Lead Generation

Northwood understands the success of its agents directly translates into the success of the brand. We go out of our way to make this happen, which includes supplying our agents with lead generating technology including agent buyers line, agent branded client apps and captive lead generation third party websites.

Licensing Process

Pennsylvania

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to get a real estate license in Pennsylvania.
  • No High School or GED required for Pennsylvania license
  • Complete the 30-hour Real Estate Fundamentals and 30-hour Real Estate Practices courses.
  • License Exam Requirements - the candidate must pass a two part license exam with a minimum passing score of 75% on each part
  • Have completed, signed and submitted the licensing application along with the required fee to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission
  • Included a Criminal Background check completed by the Pennsylvania State Police where you reside, dated within 90 days of submitting the license application

Ohio

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to get a real estate license in Ohio.
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Complete 120 hours of the following Ohio Pre-Licensing Courses
    • Real Estate Principles
    • Real Estate Law
    • Real Estate Finance
    • Real Estate Appraisal
  • License Exam Requirements - the candidate must pass a two part license exam with a minimum score of 70% on each part
  • You must have a clean record and have not been convicted of a felony
  • You must be sponsored by an established Ohio Real Estate Broker

Career Events

Come get to know Northwood. Learn why the old rules no longer apply by attending one of our career events.

Contact Us

1-888-874-2122

Q&A

UNDERGRADUATE REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM is a comprehensive, fundamental training and development program that presents an overview of day-to-day real estate activities, contracts, company programs and policies. New agents learn systematic and successful listing and selling techniques.

 

MENTOR PROGRAM is the next step in the process, providing an opportunity to apply the knowledge gained in the Undergraduate Program by allowing the new sales associate to observe (shadow) a successful, experienced agent in various business activities. Mentoring helps the new agent develop skills, techniques and business behaviors that will facilitate the development of productive sales professionals quickly.

 

MASTER REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM, providing Northwood sales associates with a high quality educational experience to help them enhance their business development skills, with the ultimate goal to improve our agents’ performance so that they may achieve greater productivity and reach their maximum earning potential. Classes are normally held monthly in the individual branch offices, and are approximately two hours in length.

 

THE COACHING PROGRAM is for the new agent as well as the seasoned agent. It is the sales associate’s “tool to success”. The program has been designed to teach and guide agents in goal setting, creating a Primary Market (Farming), establishing and reaching their financial goals and creating successful marketing plans. The agents are personally coached, one on one, and their coach shares creative ideas, proven success strategies and tactics imperative for the agent’s success.

 

TECH TRAINERS The Tech Trainer program is unique to our industry. We have tech savvy trainers in each of our offices at least once a week working with our agents and staff, to further their technology skills, and at no cost to them. They help our agents learn and use our many great programs with both one on one “hands on”, and in small group sessions.

 

OTHER PROGRAMS WE OFFER DURING THE YEAR include our Boot Camp, MAP (Managers Apprentice Program) for those interested in Management, and regional training programs relating to risk reduction, legal liabilities, home staging, agent panels, technology and more.Customized Orientation for Real Estate (CORE)  is the only real estate training and mentoring program of its kind in the country. It allows new agents just entering the industry to select the commitment level that suites them best. CORE offers four personalized onboarding paths that match each agent’s service and time commitment to equal levels of resources, real-world experiences and hands-on coaching. The CORE program truly differentiates Northwood as an "agents agency." One that trains, nurtures and mentors agents at every stage of their career. CORE represents both an obligation to our people, but also a deep understanding that our agents are individuals, each with their own set of values, dreams and life stories. Northwood is honored to play a part in helping our agents achieve success and happiness

 


Customized Orientation for Real Estate (CORE)  is the only real estate training and mentoring program of its kind in the country. It allows new agents just entering the industry to select the commitment level that suites them best. CORE offers four personalized onboarding paths that match each agent’s service and time commitment to equal levels of resources, real-world experiences and hands-on coaching. The CORE program truly differentiates Northwood as an "agents agency." One that trains, nurtures and mentors agents at every stage of their career. CORE represents both an obligation to our people, but also a deep understanding that our agents are individuals, each with their own set of values, dreams and life stories. Northwood is honored to play a part in helping our agents achieve success and happiness.


Career Seminars  typically last about an hour.  During that time you will learn what is required to become a real estate agent as well as:

           

  • How much income you can earn
  • Start up Costs
  • Training and Mentoring
  • How long does it take to get started

 

Check here on our website for dates and times for Career Events both in Pennsylvania and Ohio.   Please join us for one of our informal seminars and feel free to bring a spouse or friend.

 

Classroom and online classes are starting soon and scholarships are available.  (Add link to Career Events Pages)


Pennsylvania Licensing Process

 

  • You must be at least 18 years old to get a real estate license in Pennsylvania
  • No high school diploma or GED required for a Pennsylvania license
  • Complete the 30-hour Real Estate Fundamentals and 30-hour Real Estate Practices courses
  • License Exam Requirements – the candidate must pass a two-part license exam with a minimum passing score of 75% on each part
  • Have completed, signed and submitted the licensing application along with the required fee to the Pennsylvania Real Estate Commission
  • Included a Criminal Background check completed by the Pennsylvania Statae Police where you reside dated within 90 days of submitting the license application

 

Ohio Licensing Process

 

  • You must be at least 18 years old to get a real estate license in Ohio
  • High School Graduate or equivalent
  • Completed 120 hours of the following Ohio Pre-Licensing Courses

Real Estate Principles

Real Estate Law

Real Estate Finance

Real Estate Appraisal

  • License Exam Requirements – the candidate must pass a two part license exam with a minimum passing score of 70% on each part.
  • You must have a clean record and have not been convicted of a felony
  • You must be sponsored by an established Ohio Real Estate Broker

Northwood is committed to see that our agents have the best and latest tools at their fingertips, and the means to learn and use these tools.  Today technology plays a very important part in business.  Some of the programs we have for our agents include…

 

  • Northwood.com website
  • Client Relationship Management (CRM) system for each agent
  • Mobile/Tablet website using iPhone/iPad and Android Apps
  • Collateral Analytics
  • Northwood Find Buyers
  • Personalized, individual agent websites (for every agent)
  • Individual websites for each property listing
  • Property Panorama for every listing
  • Listen360 reviews
  • Skyslope Transactional Management System
  • Google Business Apps with Gmail
  • Social Media

 

……and more with Tech Trainers to help you learn the benefits and how to use these programs.