Real Estate Agents more Trusted than Prostitutes

Dated: 03/21/2013

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But not by much...

In the latest annual Australia's Most Trusted Professions survey, real estate agents ranked 35 out of 40 - besting telemarketers, door-to-door salespeople, call center operators, insurance salespeople, and yes, sex workers by a hair (no pun intended, I think).

Sad that folks in charge of representing clients in the largest and arguably most complex and life-changing purchase of their lives are running neck and neck with those that are changing lives too, but whose sole purpose is to ensure their clients a 'happy ending' to their transient transaction.

Much work remains to widen the very narrow gap (at least in the eyes of the Aussies) between the real estate profession and the world's oldest.

Lord help us if real estate agents slip a notch in next year's survey...

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Carolann Newton

I was a domestic paralegal for 8 years prior to Real Estate. Since I have been in Real Estate I have grown to love this business, even though it does have it's challenges; it is very exciting. There i....

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