#1 When you’re cramming for the real estate exam and someone asks how things are going.
#2 When your first client dumps their entire life story and you realize this career is more like therapy than house selling.
#3 When your broker trumps up the accomplishments of the other new hire at the team meeting.
#4 When you totally bomb your very first cold call.
#5 After getting your first commission check.
#6 When you arrive to your first listing presentation and you’re worried about screwing it up.
#7 When you get your very first referral.
#8 When you’re sexting your spouse and suddenly fear you sent it to your client.
#9 When you get your nails done before your first open house because you’re a glamorous professional now.
#10 When you ask the top producer a simple question, and they shrug you off.
#11 When you get stood up for a showing.
#12 When you go home for a quick salad and end up sneaking in a quick nap.
#13 When hearing a rumor that colleagues describe your business-casual attire as “unprofessional”…
#14 …but you rock it out anyway ‘cause you know you look fabulous.
#15 When you know you need to go to bed, but you’re glued to the MLS…
#16 …and then you wake up like this.
#17 When you land your first buyer but they end up deciding to rent instead.
#18 When your first open house bombs, but it’s okay because… more cookies for you!
#19 When your friends ask why you left a secure job. (“Can’t you understand I’m ’bout to run this town?!”)
#20 When you close your first client and realize it was all worth it.
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