REALTOR® Members Archive

REALTORS®’ Largest Expense: Business Use of Vehicle

REALTOR business expenses have been nearly cut in half in the last six years. In 2004, members were typically spending $8,210 on business expenses. In 2010, business expenses have dropped to $4,270. The largest expense is business use of...

Breaking Down The Transactions For REALTOR® Members In 2010

The typical NAR member had 8 transaction sides in 2010—this is up from 7 sides in 2009. Brokers and broker associates typically had 10 transactions, while sales agents typically had 7. 51 percent of members had transaction involving a...

High Visibility, Wide Network Of Contacts Important In International Sales

The importance of contacts was mentioned by many survey respondents as reported in NAR’s 2011 Profile of International Home Buying Activity. Realtors® reported that 53 percent of clients were referred to them through friends, previous clients, and international referrals....

Member Income By Function Area

As the economy suffered through the recession and housing took a particularly hard hit, REALTOR® incomes have also been affected, as 84 percent of NAR members are paid on a commission basis. It is important to note what the...

Most Realtors® Have Relatively Few International Transactions

According to NAR’s newly released 2011 Profile of International Home Buying Activity, eight percent of Realtors® reported having 50 percent or more of their transactions with international clients. On the buyer side of the market cultural affinity with the...