The effect of real estate development on the growth of estate agents in Nakuru Municipality
This research project is meant to identify the impact of Real Estate Development in the growth of Real Estate Agents in Nakuru Municipality. The occupation of real estate broker or real estate agent began in the early nineteenth century. Prior to the mid-nineteenth century, most sales of real property involved lawyers and business persons but not real estate agents as we have come to know them. In some instances, parties to real estate sales had employees who handled the transactions, but those employees were not considered real estate agents or brokers. In light of this the objectives of the study was to assess the growth as well as identify services the Estate Agents offer to the public. Furthermore, limitations which restrain Estate Agents were identified as well as ascertain if their services has benefited the public. The study was also centered on factors affecting Estate Agents as well as Property Development thus giving a clear picture on their interdependence in regard to access to the Real Estate Market. The sample was selected using random technique. The study used primary data collection method via a questionnaire to collect data on impact of Property Development in Estate Agent Growth. The researcher approached the respondents and requested them to participate in the survey. The data that was collected was recorded in tables to analyze the data; average scores for the responses per item will be calculated .After completion of the research, research the findings were published and copies distributed to the university library.