Real Estate Careers in the Upper Midwest

Professionals who have real estate careers can thrive all over the world. From remote farming communities to bustling cities, every place has people who need to buy or sell property. However, some locations are better for launching a real estate business than others. If you’re lucky enough to be in the Midwest region of the U.S., there are a lot of great spots to start your career. EXIT Realty Upper Midwest has offices everywhere from Rapid City, SD, to Green Bay, WI, and shares ideal destinations for agents.


5 Top Places to Have a Career in Real Estate


Real estate prices in Iowa have been on a steady incline in 2017 and are projected to rise further. Homes also are selling faster — another indication of a strong market. Real estate businesses based near larger cities such as Des Moines and Cedar Rapids, where there’s a higher turnover for houses and condos, have particularly good potential.


Minnesota home values have risen almost 9% in the past year — an incredible increase. Although Minneapolis and St. Paul are always excellent choices for starting a real estate career, there are many opportunities beyond the Twin Cities. Smaller cities like Mankato, Lakeville, and Bloomington also are smart places to build a client base.

North Dakota

With over 90% of the state devoted to agriculture and 20 state parks, it’s easy to see why residents love living in scenic North Dakota. Rich in natural resources like oil, coal, gas, and stone aggregates, there’s also a steady economy base in the state, which leads to higher property values and an active real estate market. Grant, Oliver, and Cass counties are the leading hot spots for market prices in North Dakota, and the median listing price for the state is $308,892.

South Dakota

The long-term stability of the housing market in South Dakota makes...

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