Source created on July 17, 2020 

5.34 million existing homes were sold in 2019, according to data from the National Association of REALTORS®.

There are 106,548 real estate brokerage firms operatingin the United States (Real Estate and Rental and Leasing: SummaryStatistics for the U.S., States, and Selected Geographies: 2017(link is external))

The Association of Real Estate License Law Officials (ARELLO)(link isexternal) estimates that there are about 2 million active realestate licensees in the United States.

Median household income of first-time buyers: $74,900

682,000 newly constructed(link is external) homes were sold in 2019, according to the U.S. CensusBureau.