Who do you believe will most influence real estate sales in 2012? Select up to 4 options.

  • Mortgage bankers and lenders. (64%, 75 Votes)
  • Buyers. (47%, 55 Votes)
  • Investors and speculators. (40%, 47 Votes)
  • Legislators and congressmen. (38%, 45 Votes)
  • Sellers. (27%, 32 Votes)
  • Credit agencies and FICO. (19%, 22 Votes)
  • Appraisers. (19%, 22 Votes)
  • Wall Street. (19%, 22 Votes)
  • Brokers and agents. (12%, 14 Votes)
  • The courts. (11%, 13 Votes)
  • Bloggers and newspapers. (9%, 11 Votes)
  • Other. (6%, 7 Votes)
  • City councils and county supervisors. (5%, 6 Votes)
  • Builders. (5%, 6 Votes)
  • first tuesday. (3%, 4 Votes)
  • The California Association of Realtors (CAR) and local boards. (3%, 4 Votes)
  • The Multiple Listing Services (MLSs). (3%, 4 Votes)
  • Businessmen. (3%, 3 Votes)
  • The Department of Real Estate (DRE). (3%, 3 Votes)
  • Educators. (1%, 1 Votes)
  • Title companies. (1%, 1 Votes)

Total Voters: 118

first tuesday will release the results of this poll as a percentage similar to the January 2011 Market Chart, The 29 top brokers in CA by number employed.

If you feel another influential group or entity was left off the list, let us know in the comments section.