Did You Know Nar Survey Of Realtors 2009


  • Typical REALTOR has 10 years experience
  • REALTORS in the business for 16 or more years reported that 23% of their business originated with referrals from past clients
  • Typical REALTOR is affiliated with an office with median of 23 agents
  • 25% of REALTORS have spent 11 or more years with their present firm
  • 60% of REALTORS are female
  • Median age increased in one year from 52 to 54 years of age
  • Typical REALTOR is 54 year old white female who attended college and is a homeowner
  • 72% of REALTORS are married
  • Less than 50% of those surveyed reported that real estate was their primary source of household income
  • Typical real estate agent has 7 years of experience
  • 82% of REALTORS specialize in residential brokerage
  • 75% of REALTORS use a laptop computer, digital camera, or cell phone daily
  • Technologies in declining use by REALTORS are non-smart cell phones and fax machines
  • Technologies in rising use are Smart phones, Instant Messaging, Texting, GPS, and Social Media websites
  • Email has superseded the phone as the most common means of communication between REALTOR and client
  • 60% of REALTORS have a personal website
  • 35% of REALTORS use Social Media sites regularly although over half those surveyed planned to use Social Media going forward
  • Only 7% of REALTORS actively blog
  • REALTORS with 16 years or more experience reported 50% or more of their business from past clients and referrals
  • 44% reported receiving some business from Open Houses
  • Typical REALTOR received 4 leads from their website in 2008
  • REALTOR income of $74,000 for those 2 years or less in experience
  • Typical REALTOR reported working 40 hours a week in 2008


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Constantine Isslamow

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Century 21 United Realty Inc. Brokerage/CENTUM Core Financial Inc.

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Source: 2009 NAR Member Profile Survey

Constantine Isslamow

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