Do you define a real estate agent as a "professional"

Is real estate a profession?  
How do you define the term "profession?"
What qualifies this job as a "profession?"
What other jobs/careers are "professional?"
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A real estate agent is a sales person.

The wikipedia definition would include plumbers, electricians, hair dressers, masseuses, etc etc.

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November 05 2013
Some are, some not.
Remember; the broker is not your friend - they have a fiduciary responsibility to the law, then to you.
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November 05 2013
I just want to serve my clients in the highest esteem, with unfathomed integrity and with complete honesty
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October 31 2013
Regardless, we are "licensees."
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October 31 2013
Wikipedia says:

A profession is a vocation founded upon specialized educational training, the purpose of which is to supply objective counsel and service to others.
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