Many associations complain about declining or stagnant membership. But how many could lose almost 358,000 members and still carry on?
That’s exactly what happened to the National Association of Realtors. The association had almost 1.4 million members at its height in 2006 but saw membership drop to less than 1 million by 2012, thanks in large part to major declines in the real estate market.
Yet in 2013, it bounced back.