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That was one of the main messages from Spotsylvania Deputy County Administrator Mark Cole during a recent event with FAAR members at Strangeways Brewing. Mr. Cole stressed that economic development, especially business development, is a prime focus of the...read more
by Cindy LeBrun An Explanation of Article 16 REALTORS® must carefully avoid taking any action inconsistent with an existing exclusive representation or exclusive brokerage relationship between a REALTOR® and a client. Prospecting Prospecting is not in...read more
by Sha Hinnant, REALTOR® An Explanation of Article 15 REALTORS® shall not knowingly make any statements against other Realtors®, their business or their business practices that may be false. REALTORS® may not make comparisons or opinions about their fellow...read more
by Pat Breme Article 4 Article 4 is straight forward, as a REALTOR® you must disclose ownership/interest/family ownership in a property to all parties in writing prior to the signing of any contract. Bottom line is REALTORS® have to disclose their...read more
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...read more
Rain continued to be the story of our region throughout July with severe weather potentially impacting the pace of home sales. “July was a challenging month,” states FAAR Board Member Mark Geslock. “The rains slowed open houses and some showings were...read more
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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.