How Many Real Estate Agents Quit?

Do most real estate agents fail?

Depending on the source, the percentage of real estate agents that fail in the business within the first 5 years ranges between 85-90%.

When you think about it, nearly 9 of 10 new agents can expect to fail, which is an eye opener.

Why do so many real estate agents fail?

Most real estate agents fail in their first year, in large part because they simply don’t believe that they can succeed. This lack of belief, and the high attrition rate that they see that reinforces it, leads them to stop doing the things they need to do to be successful.

How long do most real estate agents last?

The generally last between one day and five years in the business before they decide to quit. Their income is generally very low. 16% of all real estate agents generally make 20 % of all the commissions in the industry.

What percentage of people fail the real estate exam?

Real Estate Exams Can Be Difficult: Many Test Takers Fail

The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation (DBPR) reports a statewide real estate exam pass rate of only 43 percent. Across the country in California, the pass rate also hovers around 50 percent. These states are not outliers.