Why real estate? 7 industry pros on what they love about it

Agents and brokers reveal how they got here and the inspiration that led them to this opportunity

Do you remember the moment you knew you wanted to make it in real estate? Perhaps a role model or mentor saw a spark and encouraged you to give it a try, or maybe you witnessed the intense people skills a job in real estate requires and thought — “I can do that, and I’m up for this challenge.” Or, you might have experienced a revelation on the car ride home from work when you knew the desk life just wasn’t for you.