Embracing the new environment.

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Real Estate Agent - Commercial Advantage LLC - 00999
One of my newly licenced real estate friends, whom I sold a home to a few years ago, told me that on the east coast, most agents work a full time job and sell real estate on the side. When transitioning into real estate, I found I was only effective when I became proficient and was committed to addressing my clients' needs. I have known of a few people who successfully balanced both, but they specialize in a field of real estate. I wish everyone luck in the new environment.
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