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Heating your Home for the Holidays 2018

When deciding on a home to purchase, recent buyers took into consideration a variety of different environmental features. The feature that was most important to buyers was heating and cooling costs. Using data from the 2018 Profile of Home Buyers...

Thanksgiving 2018: How family and friends can influence the home purchase

This Thanksgiving we look at how recent buyers are choosing their homes, and how their friends and family can influence their decision. While we don’t all get to see our families every day, for many home buyers having the...

Halloween 2018: The Uncommon Previous Careers of REALTORS®

Only five percent of REALTORS® stated that real estate was their first career in the 2018 Member Profile. Most commonly, members held previous full-time careers in management/business/financial sector (16 percent), and sales/retail (16 percent). Respondents are able to select...

Labor Day 2018: Celebrating Hard-Working REALTORS®

Looking at data from the 2018 Member Profile we recognize REALTORS® for their hard work and successes this Labor Day. Sixty-five percent of REALTORS® are licensed as sales agents, 21 percent as brokers, 15 percent as broker associates, and two percent...

International Women’s Day

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...