Real estate license renewal: Varies depending on the state.
MLS monthly/annual fee: Varies.
Broker costs: Also called desk fees, the value depends on your broker.
Lead generation and marketing costs: The average will be $150-$300 when you’re starting. It can decrease or increase over time, depending on your strategy.
Operating costs: Depends on the market you’re catering to and the cost of living in your area. The average part-time real estate agent starts with around $50 a month.
Transaction Fees: Most brokerages have a fee per transaction. This can bet a set fee or a percentage of the total commission. You’ll want to be aware of these fees before signing on with a brokerage because they can add up over time especially if there is no “cap”.