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Working in Real Estate

How have organisations adapted to modern ways of working and how beneficial have these changes been? What do professionals most value at work? How likely are they to switch employer?


Key Work Findings


of real estate organisations in the UK have permanently adopted changes to working styles compared to 42.7% in Asia


of Graduate / Assistant / Juniors are very likely to move jobs in the next 12 months

Workplace Culture Fit

stands closely behind bonus-potential as a top ranking factor when seeking a new role

Working changes by region and main activity

Reversal of flexible working by Region

Flexible working hours by region

75.7% of people have flexibility in the days and hours they are in the office

Working hours on location / office by region

30.4% have complete autonomy over where and when they want to work

Most ranked valued factors in current role, by region, demographic and seniority

Work-Life balance and salary level is ranked as the most valued perks in current roles. This is followed by flexible working location.

Most important ranked factors when seeking a new role, by region, demographic and seniority

When seeking a new role, real estate professionals look at bonus/commission potential, fitting into the the workplace culture and the company's reputation closely. Senior MD/ C- Suite level professionals look closely at companies' current leadership teams when looking at new roles.

Average time spent with an employer by age group

Time with current employer by Demographics

Likelihood of moving jobs in the next 12 months, by region, demographic, seniority and employer activity

42.3% of real estate professionals say they are likely or very likely to move jobs in the next 12 months.

How Real Estate professionals found their current role, by region

Once again, real estate professionals have turned to their personal network and working with recruiters to aid their career moves.

How real estate professionals found their current role, by demographic and seniority

The more senior, the more likely to lean into established networks for new roles, though this isn't as evident for females and those from a non-white ethnic background.

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