REALTOR® Members Archive

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...

REALTORS®’ Age & First-Time Home Buyers’ Age: Mind the Gap

“Buyers these days just keep getting younger and younger!”  While this is true, the most recent data from the 2011 Member Profile shows that REALTORS® are also getting older. The typical member in 1999 was a spring chicken at 52 years...

Affiliate Membership Of REALTORS®

35 percent of members have a certification. There was a large growth in the share of members who have a certification, which is attributed to the growth in members who have a Short Sale and Foreclosure certification. In 2011,...

Information On Member Websites

62 percent of members have a website. The typical member that has a website has maintained it for six years. The most popular information on members’ websites is their own property listings, information about home buying and selling, mortgage...