Seattle tops list of best metros for real estate agents


A recent WalletHub study of 179 U.S. cities determined that Seattle is the top market for real estate agents to currently work in, and Corpus Christi, Texas, was deemed the worst.

In studying the cities, two factors were considered — job opportunity and competition, and real estate market health. Within those categories, each city was scored on a scale of 1 (the top score) to 179 (the lowest score) based on sales per agent, annual median wage for real-estate agents, housing-market health index, and more.

Seattle scored a 1 and 43, respectively, and Corpus Christi scored 178 and 146, respectively.

The other cities ranked in the top 10 metros for real estate agents are Pearl City, Hawaii (7 and 14), Sacramento, California (9 and 10), Salt Lake City (20 and 5), Denver (6 and 51), Nashville (17 and 12), Washington D.C. (2 and 116), Huntsville, Alabama (35 and 6), Austin (48 and 7), San Jose, California (3 and 134), and Vancouver, Washington…

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