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New NAR report discovers how and why REALTORS choose real estate as a career

The majority of REALTORS self-initiated their career in real estate and identify strong people skills as the most important trait to be a successful agent, according to the National Association of REALTORS’ new research report, “Choosing a Career in Real Estate: A Perspective on Gender, Race and Ethnicity.”

In addition, nearly seven in 10 REALTORS found flexible hours to be the most attractive aspect about being a real estate agent, followed by interest in the industry (64 percent), working with people (54 percent), entrepreneurial field (50 percent) and salary possibilities (49 percent).

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