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Five winners will receive $10,000 for their nonprofit The National Association of REALTORS® seeks nominations for the 20th annual Good Neighbor Awards, which recognizes REALTORS® who’ve made an extraordinary impact on their communities through volunteer...read more
We've heard that broadband is becoming increasingly important to today's buyers and a lack of access can greatly impact transactions and a property's marketability. Some of our local jurisdictions are trying to move the needle on this issue. We want to get a better...read more
The start of spring usually ushers in the high season for the local real estate market. March numbers did not disappoint, providing a strong foundation for the market that will hopefully continue into April and beyond. “The spring market is in full...read more
The Fredericksburg Area Association of REALTORS® (FAAR) held its annual Awards Gala on April 10, 2019 at the Fredericksburg Country Club. Approximately 130 members were in attendance for the festivities, which included an awards ceremony and fundraiser....read more
Under the Fair Housing Act, It is Against the Law to:Refuse to rent to you or sell you housingTell you housing is unavailable when in fact it is availableShow you apartments or homes only in certain neighborhoodsSet different terms, conditions, or...read more
WASHINGTON (March 29, 2019) – NAR President John Smaby issued the following statement after District Court of Columbia Judge John Bates struck down a Department of Labor attempt to expand association health plans earlier this week."As independent...read more
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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.