High earning potential, flexible schedule, and helping people to make the biggest financial purchase of their lives. Do these job attributes sound appealing to you? If so, then you might want to consider a career in the real estate industry. Most people assume that a job in real estate means helping clients to buy or sell homes. While agents do account for many of the five million Americans working in the field, others are employed in construction, mortgage banking, title insurance, property management, appraising, development and leasing. To learn more about this demanding, competitive and dynamic industry, click over to the JobMonkey’s section on careers in real estate.