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Real estate pros salute Thanksgiving

Booming industry has much to be grateful for

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Thanksgiving has a lot to do with eating, overeating and spending quality time with family. But it's also a time to step back and evaluate all the things in our lives for which we give thanks. The real estate industry has a lot to be grateful for: another year of rock-bottom low interest rates, record-setting home sales and a steadily increasing national home-ownership rate, to name a few. Inman News asked some of the hardworking individuals in real estate to name what they are thankful for in their professional lives this year. Dusty ShowersRealtor, Keller Williams RealtyPalm Harbor, Fla. "I am thankful for being in a profession that offers me the ability to earn as much or as little as I want. I get to control the direction of my life. I am thankful I can go to school and eat lunch with my little girls. I am thankful that their classmates argue over who got more of my business cards! I am grateful that enough of us believe that real estate is more than making money – it is abo...