What is a sponsoring broker and why do I need one?

The state of Texas requires that you have a sponsoring broker in order to hold an active license. A sponsoring broker is an agent with their employing broker’s license. They are responsible for guiding you through your first years as an agent, as well as providing other business, marketing and brand benefits as you start your new career. 
What are their responsibilities?
Your sponsoring broker will have had years of experience, on top of taking additional coursework and tests to prove their knowledge of real estate laws and practices. Brokerages provide a slew of benefits for the agent, including mentorship, marketing, legal protection, and name brand recognition. In return, brokerages expect to receive a portion of the commission.
How do I find a sponsoring broker?
Check out this Help Center article for more information! 
What if I want to become a broker?
Check out this Help Center article for more information! 
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