Maine Real Estate – Notable Statistics

 The Maine Real Estate Commission (MREC) has compiled statistics of license counts for three years (note – they count from June to June – not regular calendar year).  The number of Agency licenses comparing June 2008 with June 2006 is DOWN 94; number of Designed Brokers is DOWN 180; number of Brokers is UP 112; Associate Broker is UP 353; and number of Sales Agents is DOWN 1563 licensees (783 sales agents in June 2008 compared with 2346 in June 2006).  Statistics for NEW Licenses Issued (all types) in those time periods show a total DECREASE of 840 new licensees comparing June 2008 (1197) to June 2006 (2037).