Be sure to join an office that has a great training and support program because you need to start with a concrete plan of action. Establish a niche market to pursue and get help in how you should begin marketing and investing your time. Picking out a farm area that has substantial turnover is the best location to choose for your marketing efforts. Join networking mixer groups to introduce yourself and meet potential buyers or sellers or people who will refer you to clients. Tell everyone you know that you are doing real estate a don't forget the people in your present circles such as your gym, church, family, hair salon, insurance agent, doctors, dry cleaners, lunch spots, pharmacist...you get the idea. There are many realtors right now who are having their best year yet, so keep a positive attitude and that will definately help you get off to a great start!