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FAAR Hosts Meeting on Opportunity Zones

On Thursday, November 14, 2019, FAAR hosted a meeting on Qualified Opportunity Zones (QOZ) at the Germanna Community College Center for Advanced Technology.  So what are Opportunity Zones and why should Realtors® care about them?  Great...

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NAR Releases 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers

NAR has just released its 2019 Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers.  So why should you check it out?  Because it's chock full of great information like this.... 20% of recent home buyers were veterans 29% of buyers primary reason for purchasing a home was...

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Median house price up $20K across Fred region

The local economy remained healthy throughout the 3rd quarter of 2019.  Unemployment remains very low along with interest rates with no indication of either situation changing in the near future.  Sales continued to grow throughout the FAAR footprint, with...

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FAAR Members, get out and VOTE!

November 5th is Election Day in Virginia and it's less than 2 weeks away!  Your vote is important and truly does make a difference.  In 2017, one of the seats on the ballot was decided by just 84 votes so plan to get out there and make your voice heard! ...

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Summer Isn’t Over in the Real Estate Market

September proved another active month in the local real estate market with double digit increases in total sold dollar volume and units sold and a modest increase in median price compared to last September.  Total sold dollar volume came in at...

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2020 Board of Directors Election Results

2020 FAAR Leadership Team                        President                   Drew Fristoe, Coldwell Banker Elite, MassaponaxPresident-Elect        Carrie Danko, 1st Choice Better Homes & Land Vice President          Pam Kuper, Century 21 New Millennium...

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New Member Tools

Realtor® Acronym Guide

Download this cheat sheet of Realtor®-related
abbreviations.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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