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Real Estate Agents in SG - Statistics

Post by bloodhound123 » Sun, 11 Aug 2013 9:40 pm

Was under the impression that the property agents in Singapore are a prosperous lot. The newspost below seems to annul my understanding. It looks like if we are to fit the avg salaries of the agents in a bell curve with a mean ~S$2000/month, >99% of the agents' salaries would be within mean+1*sigma.
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http://www.property-report.com/how-much ... earn-22164
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Post by x9200 » Sun, 11 Aug 2013 10:18 pm

Sorry bloodhound123 but you can not quote that extensively especially with no source and no author name - it is actually a criminal offense.

First link with this search:
https://www.google.com.sg/search?q=S%2491,493

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Post by bloodhound123 » Sun, 11 Aug 2013 10:31 pm

x9200 wrote:Sorry bloodhound123 but you can not quote that extensively especially with no source and no author name - it is actually a criminal offense.

First link with this search:
https://www.google.com.sg/search?q=S%2491,493

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Oops... apologies Moderator. I saw posts with info from MOM/ICA etc and so I thought it is ok to do the same with .'s newsposts.

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Post by Wd40 » Sun, 11 Aug 2013 10:39 pm

There are all kinds of agents. There are only very few who are really rich, those that sold the Sentosa cove etc.

The avg agent who does HDB rentals/sales is as poor/rich as the any credit card marketing guy.

During the hay days of 2010 and 2011 most of them did very well. But in the current scenario lots of them are doing really bad. I know this from 1st hand experience. My HDB house owner is trying to sell the flat from last 5 months and still not sold. The agent has brought atleast 50 people to view our house in the last 5 months without any luck. Imagine the expenses that the agent needs to bear everytime he gets people to view. I have got quite close to him and know his story. He is actually also doing taxi driving to make up for the lower income.

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