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Life as a real-estate agent probably isn’t as glamorous as you’d think.

Business Insider surveyed real-estate agents around the country about what it’s really like working in the industry, the best and worst parts of their jobs, and what they wish they could tell their clients.

While some agents chose to remain anonymous, all were independently verified by Business Insider. From how much money they really make to “your home isn’t selling because you have no taste,” here are 10 things real-estate agents wish they could tell their clients.

1. ‘It’s far less lucrative (per transaction) than you think.’

Being a real-estate agent isn’t as glamorous or lucrative as you might think, according to those in the industry.