Woman in Real Estate: 5 Important Facts

We’re Celebrating Women in Real Estate With These Five Important Facts

Over the past 40 years, female real estate agents have come to dominate the residential real estate market, but it wasn’t always that way. When the National Association of REALTORS® was created in 1908, the group admitted zero female real estate agents. Over the years, a few select women were admitted, but because NAR restricted membership for sales agents – a designation held by the majority of women in real estate – the vast majority of women could not join until 1973. However, less than a decade after the title restriction was lifted, women made up 45% of NAR, amassing over 300,000 members. That number continued to grow as we entered the 21st century. Read More

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