Real Estate Writers

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.

Quick Facts
Duties Write articles about real estate-related topics; conduct research; interview real estate professionals
Alternate Title(s) Real Estate Authors, Real Estate Columnists
Salary Range $25,000 to $100,000+
Employment Prospects Fair
Advancement Prospects Fair
Work Environment Primarily Indoors
Best Geographical Location(s) The best opportunities are available in urban areas, although jobs can be found throughout the country
Education and Training
  • Bachelor's Degree
Related School Subjects
  • Business
  • English
  • Journalism
Experience Any prior writing or real estate experience
  • Building/Trades
  • Research
  • Writing
Personality Traits
  • Creative
  • Curious
  • Organized
Licensure/Certification None
Special Requirements None
Career Ladder
  • Real Estate Editor
  • Real Estate Writer
  • Editorial Assistant or Junior Staff Writer

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