The Real Estate Roundabout

Real estate job woes, North Dakotans in Arizona, and more ...

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.