member profile Archive

Online Communities Taking Over the Neighborhood

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...
July 15, 2015

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...

Rise in Member Age: No Stop in Sight

The median age of members has been rising since data collection started in 1978. In 1978 the median age of NAR members was 42, today the median has risen to 56 years of age. In 1978 the share of...

Business Activity of REALTORS®

Earlier today we took a look at labor productivity.  REALTORS® on average are very productive, and labor productivity across the board has long term ramifications on homebuyers’ purchasing power. In 2012, the typical agent had 12 residential transaction sides—an increase...

Happy Memorial Day Weekend: Info from 2013 Member and Investment/Vacation Reports

Welcome to the unofficial start of summer! Our REALTOR® members work long hours and are in need of a break! Sixty percent of members work 40 or more hours a week and 17 percent work 60 or more hours...