Careers in real estate are appealing to a wider group of people now that the real estate market has earned its reputation as a powerful and reliable sector of our economy. With the real estate market’s enviable long-term appreciation and favored tax treatment, real estate as an investment has become enormously attractive. Compared with the stock market’s dismal performance, the real estate market has claimed a leadership position.
The market is not the only aspect of real estate that has experienced influential change. Its workforce has undergone a dramatic shift. Not so long ago, a career in real estate sales was the second profession of the homemaker or teacher. In recent years, with the downsizing of corporate America, real estate ...

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