MAR Member Research: What Are You Thinking?

by User Not Found | Jun 29, 2016
For the fourth consecutive year of research, MAR has worked with the Market Enhancement Group, Inc., to survey you and your fellow Realtors® about being a member of the Association. The results of the survey will be used to help guide MAR’s strategic plan. Here is what the 400 randomly-selected members, who responded to the survey, thought about the value of being a Realtor® and the real estate industry. 

  • The Massachusetts Association of Realtors’® members are in near universal support of the Code of Ethics. 
  • Realtors® are increasingly more optimistic about the residential real estate market. 
  • In 2016 Realtors® perceive there are more opportunities than in 2015. 
  • Realtors® believe they are returning to a time of regular  markets and normalcy. 
  • Realtors® are concerned about mortgage availability and the ability for their clients to qualify for a mortgage. 
  • A lack of inventory is a concern.
  • Realtors® are concerned about how to attract younger and first-time homebuyers.
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