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2013 Firm Survey: Future Outlook of Firms

  • Forty-five percent of firms reported they are actively recruiting sales agents in 2013.
  • Seven in ten firms expect profitability (net income) from all real estate activities to increase in the next two years.
  • Two-thirds of firms do have the expectation that competition will increase in the next two years from marketplace and non-traditional marketplace participants.
  • Profitability, local or regional economic conditions, keeping up with technology, and maintaining sufficient inventory are among the biggest challenges cited for firms in the next two years.
  • For more on the 2013 Firm Survey, click here.

Jessica Lautz, Survey Research Manager

Jessica Lautz is the Survey Research Manager. Jessica analyzes data and writes annual studies such as the Member Profile, the Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and the Commercial Member Profile.

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