The Real Estate Agents market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.


Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

The still young Real Estate Agent industry in China has developed rapidly over the past decade, in line with the high growth across China's real estate markets. China's large population, the accelerating urbanization process, rising household disposable incomes and strong economic growth have all contributed to the development of the real estate market. As a result, there is increasing demand for real estate agents in China to meet the expanding market volumes and requirements for higher transaction efficiency. There were about 46,419 industry enterprises employing 618,315 workers with a payroll of $12.4 billion in total wages in 2016.

Over the five years through 2016, industry revenue grew at the low annualized rate of 18.6% to $38.5 billion...

Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

Within the Real Estate Agents industry in China in 2016, industry activities are highly concentrated in major cities of East China, Middle South China and North China. The main reasons for the high concentration levels in these three regions are the highly concentrated populations, large and rapid increasing real estate market volumes, the highly developed real estate sector in major cities, and relatively high personal disposable income levels. Beijing, Shanghai and Guangdong are the top three cities or provinces in this industry.


Total sales value of residential buildings in Shanghai reached $53 billion and ranked the third in China with a share of about 10.5% in 2009, with sharp increase in sales volume and average housing prices. How..

Additional Insights for the Real Estate Agents Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Real Estate Agents Industry are

  • Qualified work force
  • Establishment of brand names
  • Effective product promotion
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Economic Indicators - Residential Housing Prices and Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the Real Estate Agents industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Real Estate Agents Industry?

    Real Estate Agents in China provide real estate services, including sales agency, consulting, property evaluations, real estate brokerage and other related services.

    Industry Products
    Real estate agency services
    Real estate brokerage services
    Industry Activities
    Real estate price evaluations
    Real estate intermediation and sales
    Real estate rental brokerage
    Real estate consultancy services
    Real estate purchasing guarantees

    Table of Contents

    About this Industry
    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry at a Glance
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Industry Performance
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Economic Indicators - Residential Housing Prices
  • Gross Domestic Product (GDP)
  • Household Disposable Income
  • Housing Market - Dwelling Sales
  • Interest Rates - Housing Loan Rates

  • Current Performance
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Table: Real Estate Agents Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Real Estate Agents Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Products & Markets
    Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Real Estate Development and Management
  • Realty Management

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Real Estate Development and Management

  • Products & Services
  • Real estate agency services
  • Real estate brokerage services
  • Consultancy
  • Other
  • Evaluation
  • Chart: Real Estate Agents Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Real estate developers
  • Individuals and households
  • Other
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Real Estate Agents Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Competitive Landscape
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Rent and utilities
  • Purchases
  • Depreciation and other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Real Estate Agents

  • Basis of Competition
  • Professional services and experience
  • Commission levels
  • Service scope
  • Operating networks
  • Marketing

  • Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Real Estate Agents Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Major Companies
    Beijing Homelink Real Estate Co. Ltd.Centaline (China) Property Consultants Ltd.E-House (China) Holdings LimitedShenzhen World Union Properties Consultancy Co., Ltd.Hopefluent Group Holdings Limited
  • Table: Beijing Homelink Real Estate Co. Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Centaline (China) Property Consultants Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: E-House (China) Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Shenzhen World Union Properties Consultancy Co., Ltd. - financial performance
  • Table: Hopefluent Group Holdings Limited - financial performance

  • Operating Conditions
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Real Estate Agents Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Key Statistics
    Table: Industry Data for the Real Estate Agents Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2007-2021)
  • Industry Gross Product (2007-2021)
  • Establishments (2007-2021)
  • Businesses (2007-2021)
  • Employment (2007-2021)
  • Wages (2007-2021)
  • Total Assets (2007-2021)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Jargon & Glossary
    Gross Floor Area (Gfa)
  • A measure of the floor space of a building.
  • Outsource
  • To procure goods or services under contract with an outside supplier.
  • Primary Real Estate
  • Newly built commercial and residential buildings.
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    • A five-year forecast of the market and noted trends
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    • An assessment of the competitive landscape and market shares for major companies
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