Building Consultant

Sell new home construction to property owners.
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Quick Stats


Outlook
Good

Salary Range
$20,000 – $95,000

Data from U.S. Department of Labor


What do Building Consultants do?

Sells new home construction to property owners: Displays and explains features of company house plans, using such visual aids as brochures, architectural drawings, samples of construction materials, and photographic slides. Secures construction financing with own firm or mortgage company. Contacts utility companies for service hookup to client’s property. May appraise client’s unimproved property to determine loan value. May investigate client’s credit status. May search public records to ascertain that client has clear title to property. May contact utility companies for service hookup in customer’s property.


Should I be a Building Consultant?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Social: You're happiest working on teams or with other people.
  • Reliable: You can always be counted on to do a good job.

  • How to become a Building Consultant

    Most Building Consultants have no higher education and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Bachelor's degree to increase your competitiveness in the field. Chart?chd=s:9kaeaa&chl=no+college+%2861%25%29|certificate+%2836%25%29||bachelor%27s+%284%25%29||&cht=p3&chs=466x180&chxr=0,61,61
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