Work in the use in a tech company. I am studying to get a real estate license. I wonder if I can be my own real estate agent, when I flip houses in my spare time as a way of investment? Will I be caught and have H1B revoked?
The latter scenario is the most plausible one, since "flipping houses" with a RE license - as a business, namely "for a living" will be considered "unauthorized (self) employment in violation of the terms of your H-1B visa" you were admitted into the country with.
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While an H1B may invest in RE. A H1B visa holder becoming real estate agent, for the purpose of flipping houses as a way of investment may be considered unauthorized employment.
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