Data from the latest Member Profile reports the typical REALTOR® had 8 transaction sides in 2010. Eighteen percent of members had more than 21 transaction sides in 2010, while 8 percent of members had no transactions in 2010.
In 2008 and 2009, the typical member saw a decline to 7 transaction sides.
Members had a high of 13 transaction sides in 2002 when data collection on transaction sides first began.
A transaction side is defined as either working as the buying agent or the selling agent; if the agent worked as both the buyer’s agent and the seller’s agent it would count as two transaction sides.
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Jessica Lautz is the Managing Director of Survey Research and Communications. Jessica analyzes data and writes annual studies such as the Member Profile, the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and the Commercial Member Profile.