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April 13, 2017 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

The National Association of REALTORS® surveyed its members to learn more about sustainability issues real estate agents face in their industry. More specifically, what environmentally sustainable features are buyers looking for when they purchase a home, how do wind and solar energy factor into a buyer’s perception of the home’s value, and what market considerations […]

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March 8, 2017 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

International Women’s Day is celebrated internationally on March 8th each year. It is a day to acknowledge the economic, political, and social achievements of women. In recognition of this day we can examine the profile of women REALTORS® using the 2016 Member Profile. Women in Real Estate: Women make up 62% of all Realtors®, with […]

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January 13, 2017 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January and marks the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This holiday is also recognized as a day of service, and is an opportunity to serve your community. Based on data from the 2016 Member Profile and 2016 Firm Profile we […]

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May 31, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

Several major trends emerged in the 2016 Member Profile. One notable change in the demographics of NAR members is that a cadre of experienced REALTORS® may be retiring or looking to retire in the next two years. In the 2016 Member Profile, we saw an influx of new members entering the business for the first […]

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Posted by: Amanda Riggs

Several major trends emerged in the 2016 Member Profile. One notable change in the demographics of NAR members is that a cadre of experienced REALTORS® may be retiring or looking to retire in the next two years. In the 2016 Member Profile, we saw an influx of new members entering the business for the first […]

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April 5, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

When the National Association of REALTORS® receives a bundle of inquires on a specific topic, its Research and Statistics Department is often asked to conduct a survey of its members to learn more about emerging topics affecting the real estate industry. At the beginning of 2016, there were several anecdotal stories of discrimination occurring in […]

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March 15, 2016 Posted by: Amanda Riggs

This seems to be the question everyone wants to know if you are a real estate agent. Me? I found mine by referral so there was already a level of trust established. In fact, most buyers find their agents through a referral  or work with an agent they used in the past 61 percent of […]

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September 4, 2015 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

Labor Day is an annual tribute to the achievements and contributions of American workers. Labor Day became a federal holiday in 1894 and was first celebrated in 1882 by the Central Labor Union. REALTORS® are hardworking individuals with diverse backgrounds, and Labor Day is a time to recognize their successes. Fifty-eight percent of REALTORS® are […]

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September 1, 2015 Posted by: Brandi Snowden, Research Survey Analyst

Recently commercial membership has seen demographic changes. New members joining commercial real estate contrast some characteristics of typical commercial membership. While commercial real estate is male dominated, we see this trend shifting when looking at those members with 2 years or less of experience in commercial real estate. Based on data from the 2015 Commercial […]

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July 15, 2015 Posted by: ariggs

This blog post was written by Amanda Riggs, Research Survey Analyst. Getting involved in your community once only meant volunteering for a civil group, joining a sports club, or running for local governance. People stayed connected through face to face interactions. In an industry like real estate that thrives on friendly interactions and personal connections, […]

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