Resources for New Members

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Access Tools From Realtor.com

Access free member tools, digital flyers for your clients, tips for improving your realtor.com profile, and more! 

New Member News

2022 Board of Directors Election Results

2022 Board of Directors Election Results

2022 FAAR Board of Directors announced Election Results 2022 Leadership Electronic balloting began August 17, ended September 15 at noon Results were announced at a general membership meeting after the virtual education originally scheduled for the FAAR trade show.   ...

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Fredericksburg-Area Real Estate Market Continues to Normalize

While it’s not a buyer’s market yet, the Fredericksburg-area housing market continues to show indications of normalizing.  August still posted very robust market numbers, but that is tempered by rising supply and slight reductions in future demand.  Sold dollar volume...

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#MemberMonday Meet Broker Courtney Schroeder

#MemberMonday Meet Broker Courtney Schroeder

The Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® Member Spotlight feature allows members of the community to get to know each other before working with each other in a transaction. Each member answers a series of questions to reveal more about themselves as people. ...

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New Member Tools

The Motherload: NAR's Topic References

Before you search elsewhere, take advantage of the research NAR has already done for you. Formerly known as Field Guides, References contain links to external articles, titles from the NAR Library eBooks collection, websites, statistics, and other material to provide a comprehensive overview of perspectives on each topic.

Realtor® Magazine's Rookie Tool Kit

The Rookie Tool Kit provides answers to common first-timer questions and checklists for your first year in real estate and beyond.

Being a new REALTOR®

Get on the road to success with tips, ideas, and helpful advice. Learn what other rookies have done to jump-start their careers, find first clients, overcome objections, and discover negotiation strategies.

Realtor® Acronym Guide

Download this cheat sheet of Realtor®-related
abbreviations.

Listing and Presenting

Prospective clients have to buy into the idea that you’re up to the challenge. Learn how to tailor your approach to the seller’s comfort zone, pinpoint the perfect price, and answer any objection.

Property Marketing

With all of the many options available to market a single property, it’s hard to know where to begin. Create a marketing plan and determine the best place and tone for your property advertising.

Handouts for Customers

Reinforce your value and illustrate your real estate expertise by educating your buyers and sellers. Download all buyer or seller handouts to customize them with your branding.

Business Letter Templates

Free template ideas penned by NAR’s Library & Archives for business prospecting or to announce new business ventures.

Personal Marketing

Personal marketing is the process of getting your name out there and convincing people to contact you when they need real estate services. Learn how to plan and execute your personal marketing strategy.

Prospecting Methods

Prospecting is the lifeblood of any successful real estate career. The more people you come in contact with, the more listing and sales you can achieve. All it takes is a plan and some persistence.

Social Media

Social media has become an integral part of marketing and communications. Get information on concerns with various popular social media sites as well as tips and suggestions to protect your privacy and identity.

Graphic Design for Realtors

Canva is a great online tool for new REALTORS® looking to create marketing content easily. View the recording of our graphic design class for tips using this editor. 

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