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Is becoming a real estate agent a fad or a trend?

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Fad.n. A fashion that is taken up with great enthusiasm for a brief period of time; a craze. trend n. The general direction in which something tends to move; 2. A general tendency or inclination; 3. Current style; vogue: the latest trend in fashion. Hollywood – the entertainment capital of the world. Lights, camera, action. The place where dreams come true and hearts are broken every day of the week. People of all ages arrive here each day to try to stake their claim and take a piece of the action. Lots of actor and actress wannabes from every corner of America. So given that reputation, it came as a real surprise to me that three of my friends have announced in the past few weeks that they are becoming real estate agents. Two friends are becoming agents to buy, sell and renovate properties for their own portfolios and one wants to represent buyers and sellers. That's three in less than a month. "Real estate agents?" I asked in a perplexed voice to my husband when he announced ...