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The Real Estate Roundabout

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Editor's note: The Real Estate Roundabout is a compilation of news, notes and observations from a very broad real estate landscape. Got an item for the Roundabout? Send an email to press@inman.com.Not feeling the love?Don't look now, but a couple of job-hunting portals aren't exactly bullish on real estate careers. Monster.com has listed the profession among those that "began to die" in 2011. "Real estate, formerly the second-favorite job of actors and parents returning to work, is no longer such a sure thing," the website said, citing a decline in income that has resulted in agents having to work harder in order to earn less.Other professions cited as "dying" in the Monster list were U.S. Postal Service carrier, video store clerk, highway toll collector, stockbroker, and, um, newspaper reporter. Less damning -- slightly less, anyway -- was Careercast.com's inclusion of "real estate agent" on its recent list of "12 most overrate...