Previous Careers Archive

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 2017: Celebrating Hard-Working REALTORS®

Looking at data from the 2017 Member Profile we recognize REALTORS® for their hard work and successes this Labor Day. Sixty-five percent of REALTORS® are licensed as sales agents, 22 percent as brokers, 15 percent as broker associates, and...

International Women’s Day 2017

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...

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...