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2013 Member Profile: Prior Full Time Careers of REALTORS®

  • NAR members come from diverse backgrounds, with prior careers in many fields.
  • The most common past job was in management, business, or the financial sector, followed by sales or retail. Other common previous careers were office and admin support and the education sector.
  • Only six percent of members had their first career in real estate.
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