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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.

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The Best Markets for Real Estate Pros

The Best Markets for Real Estate Pros

To determine the best markets for real-estate agents, WalletHub compared more than 170 U.S. cities across 19 key indicators of a healthy housing market, ranging from sales per agent to annual median wage for real-estate agents to housing-market health index.

Best Places to Be a Real-Estate Agent
1 Seattle, WA 11 Santa Rosa, CA
2 Salem, OR 12 Vancouver, WA
3 San Francisco, CA 13 Fargo, ND
4 Oakland, CA 14 Sioux Falls, SD
5 San Jose, CA 15 Tempe, AZ
6 Denver, CO 16 Gilbert, AZ
7 Fremont, CA 17 Portland, OR
8 Boston, MA 18 Irvine, CA
9 Washington, DC 19 Tacoma, WA
10 Phoenix, AZ 20 Mesa, AZ

Best vs. Worst

  • Modesto, California, has the most homes sold in the past year per real-estate agent, 106.48, which is 14.7 times more than in Houston, the city with the fewest at 7.25.
  • San Francisco has the highest median house price, $927,400, which is 21.7 times higher than in Detroit, the city with the lowest at $42,800.
  • New York has the highest annual median wage for real-estate agents, $79,810, which is 2.8 times higher than in Fort Smith, Arkansas, the city with the lowest at $28,130.
  • Oakland, California, listings have the fewest days on the market, 41, which is 3.9 times fewer than listings in New York, the city with the most at 160.
  • Memphis, Tennessee, has the highest share of home flips, 12.76 percent, which is 9.5 times higher than in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the city with the lowest at 1.35 percent.

To view the full report and your city’s rank, please visit:
https://wallethub.com/edu/best-worst-cities-to-be-a-real-estate-agent/18713/

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