member profile Archive

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...

Experience in Real Estate

The typical member has 11 years of experience in real estate, down from 12 years in the 2011 survey. Brokers who do not sell typically had the most experience at 25 years, while sales agents were typically the newest...

NAR 2012 Member Profile: Prior Full Time Careers of REALTORS®

REALTORS® enter the profession with a variety of employment experiences. Most often, their previous career was in management, business or finance (18 percent) or in thesales or retail sector (15 percent). Only five percent reported that real estate was their first career....