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In this session, Government Affairs Director Kim McClellan talks to Curry Roberts of the Fredericksburg Regional Alliance. Listen to learn more about about the Fredericksburg Area's workforce and how commuters affect our local real estate economy. [powerpress...
The Realtor® organization at all levels is advocating on your behalf during this unprecedented market disruption caused by the COVID-19 virus. Read on to see what NAR, VAR, and FAAR are doing to keep you safe and keep your business on track. National Association of...
April 1, 2020 Standard Forms Changes By: Daniel B. Harris, Esq., NVAR Staff Attorney The NVAR Standard Forms Library has been updated to provide Realtors® with new tools and to correct certain outdated forms. The following changes were approved by the Board of...
Bright MLS announces “Bright Steps Initiative” to support its subscribers and their clients during the Covid-19 outbreak
Introducing Bright Steps Bright Steps Offers a Variety of Data, Tools, Tips, and Special Allowances Aimed Toward Keeping theMarket Moving During This Challenging Period Bright MLS, the leading multiple listing service (MLS) in the Mid-Atlantic US representing 95,000...
During the March 19, 2020 NVAR Board of Directors meeting, the Board approved the new COVID-19 Addendum (the “Addendum”). The form is available for immediate use (see education version here) and has been provided to all standard forms vendors for immediate release.
See below for a copy of the COVID-19 Addendum that VAR has published. Thank you to Ekko Title for this summary. This document does a couple of key things: Paragraph 1:This allows the parties in the contract to agree to extend ALL CONTRACT DEADLINES for a certain...
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Realtor® Acronym Guide
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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 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 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.
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 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.