ARROYO GRANDE, CA—Low inventory remains a challenge in the single-family home market, yet realtors remain optimistic. So says a Realtor Productivity Study of Multiple Listing Service activity, conducted by the WAV Group and sponsored by the National Association of Realtors‘ wholly owned subsidiary, Realtors Property Resource.

The study, which tapped into about 150 MLS representing nearly 335,000 realtors, found that 29% of respondents considered themselves “very optimistic,” with the remainder counting themselves as “cautiously optimistic.” This despite the fact that 40% of realtors didn’t close a single transaction during the first six months of 2014; ergo, 60% of the group did 100% of the business during that time.

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