RE/MAX the forerunner for gender equality in real estate

RE/MAX THE FORERUNNER FOR GENDER EQUALITY IN REAL ESTATE

1 August 2019

Given that so many real estate professionals are female these days, it can be easy to forget that, much like most other industries of the day, the real estate industry was once a ‘boys only’ club. In fact, RE/MAX was considered incredibly progressive back when Dave Liniger first started the brand in Denver, Colorado in 1973, with three of his four first-ever recruits being female.

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Females dominating the property market

FEMALES DOMINATING THE PROPERTY MARKET

It seems crazy to think that females, who were once excluded from the right to own property, are now the largest group of property buyers in South Africa. According to Lightstone Property statistics, roughly 72,000 residential properties were purchased by single women in South Africa last year, far surpassing the number of homes sold to men...

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Advice from our top agents

ADVICE FROM OUR TOP AGENTS

This Women’s Month, in the hopes of encouraging and inspiring other young women in their journey towards success, the top female earners within the RE/MAX of Southern Africa network offer their unfiltered advice on what it takes to be successful both in life and within the real estate industry.

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Are estate agents still relevant?

ARE REAL ESTATE AGENTS STILL RELEVANT?

With more and more online real estate agencies popping up both locally and internationally, the question on everybody’s lips is whether the real estate profession will go the way of the milkman. However, unlike milk, property is not something you can simply throw down the drain if your purchase happens to turn sour.

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Are you cut out for a career in real estate?

ARE YOU CUT OUT FOR A CAREER IN REAL ESTATE?

A career in real estate can potentially be one of the most lucrative professions a person can pursue. But, not many real estate groups set up stalls at career days, nor is the profession advocated for by many teachers and parents.

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