Ranks of REALTORS® Growing Amid Buyer Demand, Low Inventory

The number of REALTORS® is quickly growing with more professionals entering the industry as the housing market heats up. The Wall Street Journal notes that there are more real estate professionals than homes for sale in the U.S. -- a feat that has only occurred once before in December 2019.

Some newbies who’ve entered the business during the pandemic are finding it difficult to break in. Buyers are facing bidding wars and home sellers often tend to favor real estate pros with experience and a proven sales record or a strong referral. Read more.