Several real estate finance firms have reported hundreds of hirings they have recently made, while a number of other organizations still have plans to expand their payrolls.

Among five remote careers identified by FlexJobs to watch in 2017 was "mortgage & real estate" with over 20 percent growth in remote job listings since January 2016.

Boulder, Colorado-based FlexJobs indicated that it analyzed more than 100,000 job listings from during the past year to identify five of the top career categories.

Source: Mortgage Daily