Where do real estate agents spend their advertising dollars?

  • Real estate agents and brokers are spending less on advertising this year, including less on online advertising, according to a report from Borrell Associates.
  • But the share of ad dollars agents and brokers are devoting to online ads is increasing.
  • Borrell predicts that in five years, 29 percent of online ad dollars will be spent on streaming video ads.

Real estate agents and brokers are spending less on advertising this year, but a rising share of their ad spend is going to where they think potential clients are: online. That’s according to an annual analysis of real estate ad spending by Borrell Associates Inc.