Survey: real estate industry is the most generous in America

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According to a recent survey from the National Association of Realtors, 82 percent of realtors participate in charitable giving, which is 25.4 percent more than the national average. Additionally, 85 percent of MLS association executives and staff and 77 percent of broker-owners reporter volunteering an average of 10 hours per month. 

Inman | Marian McPherson

Tis’ the season for giving and, according to the National Association of Realtors’ Community Aid and Real Estate Report released on Wednesday, Realtors are more likely to give money to charitable causes (82 percent) than the average American (56.6 percent).

The CARE report is based on the responses of more than 4,000 NAR members who identified themselves either as general members at-large, broker-owners or association executives of multiple listing services. More than 80 percent of broker-owners (81 percent) and association executives (90 percent) said they’ve donated funds to or volunteered with a community organization.

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