Real Estate Writers

Real Estate Writer Takes Notes

Writers who cover the real estate industry are referred to as real estate writers. They report on trends in housing developments, commercial business transactions, architecture, real estate financial concerns, and other topics for inclusion in print, broadcast, or online media. The National Association of Real Estate Editors is a nationwide group that is dedicated to advancing the careers of editors, writers, columnists, and freelancers specializing in real estate-related news.

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Quick Facts
Alternate Title(s) Real Estate Authors, Real Estate Columnists
Duties Write articles about real estate-related topics; conduct research; interview real estate professionals
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) Opportunities exist in all regions
Minimum Education Level
  • Bachelor's Degree
School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Journalism
Experience Any prior writing or real estate experience
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Organized
  • Research
  • Writing
Certification or Licensing None
Special Requirements None
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Outlook Decline
Career Ladder
  • Real Estate Editor
  • Real Estate Writer
  • Editorial Assistant or Junior Staff Writer