There are a lot of questions on the BiggerPockets Forums on if it is worth it to have your Real Estate license. I have been a Realtor since 2002, when my father got me in the business. My father has been a Realtor since 1978 and he has always had a few rentals and done many fix and flips. When I first started in the business I loved doing fix and flips, but wasn’t so keen on selling houses to strangers. I sold enough houses to get by, and focused on the flips since those were much more fun. I always thought it would be smart to buy rental properties, but I was young and not very good at saving money.