Story: Real estate

Women in real estate (1st of 2)

Women in real estate

Christine Barfoot was one of the first women to become a qualified real estate agent, in 1927. Female real estate agents were a small minority until the 1970s and 1980s, when their numbers began to grow. In 2004 they made up around half of the sales workforce, but were less well represented in management.

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Bob Hargreaves, 'Real estate - Selling', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/21357/women-in-real-estate (accessed 22 July 2024)

Story by Bob Hargreaves, published 11 Mar 2010