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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day 2017

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is observed on the third Monday of January and marks the birthday of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. This holiday is also recognized as a day of service, and is an opportunity to...

Labor Day 2016: Celebrating the work of REALTORS®

Looking at data from the 2016 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, 16 percent as broker associates, and...

A Healthy Commercial Market With New Commercial Members

In the line with the influx of new NAR members working in residential real estate from the 2016 Member Profile, NAR also saw a surge of members into its commercial ranks. While commercial members are a smaller subset of...

The Road to Becoming a REALTOR®

With so many new entrants into the real estate field in 2015, our research analysts pondered where they all came from. We saw in a previous article An Influx of Young Members to the REALTOR® Family that NAR membership...

Drone usage within the Real Estate Industry

The 2016 Member Profile provides data on drone usage within the Real Estate industry.  This question was added to the Survey in 2016, and provides information on current drone users and the optimism around drone usage in the future. Amongst real...