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Can Real Estate Education Help Produce Better-Quality Agents?

An article published last week by our sister school, McKissock, highlights the use of real estate education to counter effects of marginal players in the real estate profession.

The article discusses the DANGER report, recently released by the National Association of REALTORS® (NAR). The DANGER report highlights that buying and selling agents list “marginal” players as the greatest professional danger they face. “The real estate industry,” the report says, “is saddled with a large number of part-time, untrained, unethical, and/or incompetent agents. This knowledge gap threatens the credibility of the industry.”

The article goes on to talk about common mistakes and shortcomings of the real estate profession, how to set and maintain standards and how real estate education plays an important role.

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