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  • Writer's pictureMaria Pugh

How REALTORS® in Texas are Breaking Records and Earning Designations = More Earnings

Did you Know? Earning one or more designations continues to make a difference in REALTOR® earnings.  Based on 2013 NAR survey data, the median income of REALTORS® without a designation was $33,500 and the median income of those with at least one designation was $61,100: a difference of $27,600. (Source: 2013 NAR Member Profile) A record-breaking year for Texas REALTORS®

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Texas REALTORS® ended the year with 127,991 total members, with 120,064 REALTOR® members. This represents a 5.2% year-over-year increase in REALTOR® members. Here are some other interesting statistics about Texas REALTORS® members.

Texas REALTOR® members comprise 84% of TREC’s license holders16,846 REALTOR® members had joined the association in 2018 as of the beginning of December 2018, representing 14% of the membership total35% of active REALTORS® have joined the association since 2016; 58% since 2012; and 68% since 2008.

REALTORS® In Texas Lead in These Designations and Certifications

31,471: That’s the number of designations and certifications REALTORS® in Texas have earned.

Texas REALTORS® is the third-largest REALTOR® association in the nation, but Texas has the highest numbers of designees for the following designations:

Accredited Buyer’s Representative (ABR): 3,237

Accredited Buyer’s Representative Manager (ABRM): 35

Accredited Land Consultant (ALC): 71

Certified Commercial Investment Member (CCIM): 1,089

Counselor of Real Estate (CRE): 83

Graduate, REALTOR® Institute (GRI): 10,545

Real Estate Negotiation Expert (RENE): 420

Seller Representative Specialist (SRES): 1,319

Earn your designations and join thousands of other REALTORS® in Texas dedicated to growing in their professionalism and their real estate business. Learn more about the designations you can pursue. Ask me today | Maria Pugh, i Realty Group, Broker/Owner 281.644.0092 or

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