One of the most lucrative and glamorous jobs available in the market is that of a real estate agent. The key responsibility of a real estate agent is helping people in buying, selling and leasing homes for families. However there are residential and commercial real estate agents. You do not really need any specified degree to become a real estate agent. You need to know your city, have great contact and should know the pulse of the market. This is a very flexible job and you are not glued to your desk every day. For starters you can start off by registering yourself as a real estate agent and roll the business by helping your family and friends.