member profile Archive

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...

Administrative Professionals Day: Information from the Member Profile

If you are an Administrative Professional, today is your day. Thank you. Eighteen percent of REALTOR® members have at least one personal assistant working for them. This is most common among managers and broker-owners to have a personal assistant. Among...