Careers in Real Estate Finance
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As you read this, more than seven million people in the United States have jobs in real estate fields such as title insurance, construction, mortgage banking, property management, real estate appraisals, brokerage and leasing, and real estate development. In addition, many are engaged in corporate real estate and in real estate lending in commercial banks, savings and loans, and insurance companies where their jobs are included in counts of jobs in the real estate sector. Over a third of the world's wealth is tied up in real estate. Real estate is collateral for mortgages and a large amount of financial assets. Of course, at present, the markets are weak in housing and real estate but this field is not going away. It is also worth recognizing how interesting jobs in real estate are. Real estate professionals are tied to the development of our society in a very direct way and participate in decisions that will shape the way we live for centuries. Work in real estate is personally rewarding, ever-changing and challenging. Take some time and consider your potential in the field of real estate.
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