RealTrends Q32021 BrokerPulse sees brokers still optimistic about the market, wary of competition and wondering when inventory will rise.

2021 RealTrends Brokerage Compensation Report

For the study, RealTrends surveyed all the firms on the 2021 RealTrends 500 and Nation’s Best rankings, asking for annual compensation data for the 2020 calendar year.’s Sean Black on the transaction revolution

Real estate is on its third revolution, from the digital revolution of the early 2000s to the information revolution kicked off by Trulia and Zillow to today's transaction revolution.


The RealTrends BrokerSource and HousingWire OpenHouse newsletters deliver twice weekly information on trends, strategies, analysis, people, and news shaping the real estate industry.

The Billionaires’ Club – Meet The Top 10!

Did you know every year The Billionaires’ Club, Up-And-Comers, Top Movers and other esteemed lists are released during The REAL Trends 500 Brokerage Rankings season? This year, for the first time ever, all accompanying lists were released at once! Not only can you find the top 500 brokerages by sides or volume in the country, but you can also find the up and coming firms who were just shy of making the 500 and top moving brokerages or firms that made the largest jump by sides or volume over the previous year! 

Billionaires’ Club – The top firms that closed at least one billion dollars worth of real estate in 2017

Up-And-Comers – Firms which did not make the REAL Trends 500, yet closed 500 transaction sides or more in 2017

Top Movers By Volume/ Top Movers By Sides – Firms of the REAL Trends 500 that had the largest increase in volume or sides from 2016 to 2017

Get to know the firms that made the 2018 Billionaires’ Club!

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