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2013 Firm Survey: Benefits, Education, and Training

  • The most common benefit that firms offer to independent contractors, licensees, agents is errors and omissions/liability insurance at 79 percent.
  • Firms reported that 72 percent of their staff has academic degrees.
  • Thirty percent of firms report that all of their employees have a designation or certification in real estate.
  • Firms typically require 21 hours of training for new sales agents, 12 hours of training for experienced sales agents, and two hours of training for other staff.
  • For more on the 2013 Firm Survey, click here.

Jessica Lautz, Director, Member and Consumer Survey Research

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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