9 things you wish you knew before getting into real estate

You'll be lucky if you make anything in the first six months
  • Real estate is fiercely competitive, highly demanding and if you can get through all that -- immensely rewarding.

Birthday parties, events, date nights will all be interrupted at one point or another by a client with zero boundaries. Vacations? Yeah, right. Last summer I found myself in Jamaica in an internet café putting in a listing while my friends were horseback riding through the water. When a client wants something, you do it. Because you have to.