Real Estate Consultant

Maximising your real estate investments through strategic consulting


A real estate consultant is a professional who provides expert advice and guidance to individuals, businesses or organisations who are looking to buy, sell or invest in real estate. Real estate consultants may work independently or as part of a larger real estate agency or brokerage firm. Moreover, these  consultants may provide expert advice on property valuation, market trends as well as investment opportunities. The individuals also create marketing materials, advertise properties for sale and conduct property showings.

Furthermore, the real estate consultants may work for real estate firms, property management companies, government agencies or may work independently as consultants or advisors. The skills required for success in this field include strong communication and negotiation skills, attention to detail as well as a deep knowledge of the local real estate market.


For Bachelor’s

  • A candidate must have passed the 10+2 examination by scoring 55% from a recognised education board.
  • The aspirants must possess a bachelor's degree from a recognised university or college such as a BBA in real estate and urban infrastructure, a BBA in marketing, a B.Tech. in civil engineering or a Bachelor of Architecture.

 For Masters

  • The seekers are advised to pursue a Master's degree in Business Administration(MBA) or Master’s in Real Estate to develop a better scope as well as earn a good salary.  

Job Roles

Real estate consultants are professionals who provide expert advice as well as guidance to clients in buying, selling, leasing and managing properties. Some common job roles of a real estate consultant includes:

  • Property advisor
  • Real estate analyst
  • Property manager
  • Investment consultant
  • Sales consultant
  • Brokerage consultant

Top Recruiters

Top recruiters for real estate consultants can vary depending on the location and market. However, here are some of the top companies in the real estate industry that often hire real estate consultants. 

  • CBRE Group
  • JLL (Jones Lang LaSalle)
  • Colliers International
  • Cushman & Wakefield
  • Knight Frank
  • Sotheby's International Realty
  • Coldwell Banker Real Estate
  • Century 21 Real Estate
  • Keller Williams Realty
  • RE/MAX

Employment Sector

  • Real Estate Consultancies
  • Construction Companies
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Online Property Aggregators
  • Freelancing
  • Property Development Companies


A Real Estate Consultant's salary can vary greatly depending on a variety of factors such as the industry, size, location of the company, the individual's level of experience and qualifications.


Level of Salary

Salary Package per Year

Starting Salary

Approx ₹3,10,000

Mid Level Salary

Approx ₹7,00,000 

Senior Level Salary

Approx ₹12, 00,000 


  • Knowledge of real estate market
  • Communication skills
  • Analytical skills
  • Networking skills
  • Sales Acumen
  • Time management
  • Attention to detail
  • Problem-solving skills


The career scope of a real estate consultant is quite broad as the real estate industry encompasses a wide range of services as well as activities. Real estate consultants can work in various capacities including sales, leasing, property management, investment, development and consulting. Some of the career options for real estate consultants include:

  • Real estate agent
  • Property manager
  • Real estate investor
  • Real estate developer
  • Real estate consultant
  • Real estate analyst

The demand for real estate consultants is expected to remain strong in the coming years, as the real estate industry continues to grow and evolve. As such, there are numerous career opportunities available for individuals who are interested in pursuing a career in real estate consulting.


  • High earning potential
  • Flexibility
  • Entrepreneurial opportunities
  • Opportunities for growth and advancement
  • Diverse work environment
  • Personal fulfilment


  • High competition
  • Inconsistent income
  • Irregular work hours
  • Market fluctuations
  • High stress
  • Regulatory requirements