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17 real-estate agents reveal the worst parts of their jobs, from the lack of steady income to being on call 24/7

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    Business Insider asked
    real-estate agents around the country about
    what it's really like working in their industry.
  
  We asked agents to tell us about the worst parts of their
  jobs.
  
  Several agents said managing clients' unrealistic
  expectations was the worst part, while others mentioned dealing
  with the frustration of getting "ghosted" by clients and having
  to be available 24/7.
  
  
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  Many real-estate agents may love their jobs, but in any career,
  there are certain parts that are less than ideal.

  Business Insider asked real-estate
  agents around the country about what it's really
  like working in their industry, including the worst parts of
  their jobs.

  Several agents said managing clients' unrealistic expectations
  was the worst part, while others mentioned dealing with the
  frustration of getting "ghosted" by clients and having to be
  available 24/7.

  Here are 13 of the worst things about working in real
  estate, according to 17 agents.

Many real-estate agents may love their jobs, but in any career, there are certain parts that are less than ideal.

Business Insider asked real-estate agents around the country about what it's really like working in their industry, including the worst parts of their jobs.

Several agents said managing clients' unrealistic expectations was the worst part, while others mentioned dealing with the frustration of getting "ghosted" by clients and having to be available 24/7.

Here are 13 of the worst things about working in real estate, according to 17 agents.

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