I want to become a Real Estate Angent. Is that a job that will support me or not because of the recession?

I'm 16 and I would love to study to become a Real Estate Agent! But I know with the recession and everything houses haven't been selling and have been forclosed. I also don't want to go into the field is there are more real estate agents the real estate jobs. And once I grow up, will it be a job that will greatly suppost a family?

Asked By: KM - 3/4/2010
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sounds like a great idea! my best friend has grown up with her parents divorced, and she lives mainly with her dad who is a real estate agent. He has been able to support both him and his daughter, ex-wife, a boat house, and many other luxurious items. now is a good time to start studying it, for in a year or so... More
Answered By: Samantha - 3/4/2010
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plz check with your teachers on the difference between a job and a career. RE agents are most often seeking to go FROM a job to a CAREER. RE agents are not paid any salary in 99% of all circumstances. but they can earn millions --depending on what type of RE deals they chose to handle
Answered By: kemperk - 3/4/2010
Its a great idea! If I knew about becoming a realtor when I was 16, I would have jumped at the opportunity. This type a job is a hard working job, but those are always the ones that pay off in the end.
Answered By: Orlando - 3/4/2010
The first answer is that yes you can make a very good living as a real estate agent. You have to work very hard at it and have what we like to call a "self starter." That is you have to motivate yourself to get out of bed, meet people, give out your business cards, make endless phone calls and on and on. It will take... More
Answered By: Othniel - 3/4/2010
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