How do i find a broker to sponsor me as a licensed Realtor without it being SO expensive? help!?

I passed my real estate exam and received my salesperson license, but i need help or advise on how to begin as a contractor without having to spend so much money getting a sponsor. Last place i contacted, they wanted me to give them over a 1000 dollars down plus a fee of over 100 dollars a month. I need help, i... show more I passed my real estate exam and received my salesperson license, but i need help or advise on how to begin as a contractor without having to spend so much money getting a sponsor. Last place i contacted, they wanted me to give them over a 1000 dollars down plus a fee of over 100 dollars a month. I need help, i want to do this but it seems soo hard to begin..
Update: Im located in the dallas area..
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