So you want to be a real estate agent

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Since about 2009, the most popular articles on my decade-old real estate blog are the articles I have written each January about how to get a real estate license in Minnesota. In fact, I have become a kind of go-to person, and at least one real estate school has benefited from being mentioned on my site. Readers have asked me to write more about what it takes to succeed as a real estate agent, and maybe when I figure it out, I will.