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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...read more
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...read more
FAAR was able to secure a grant through the National Association of Realtors® to host a meeting on Qualified Opportunity Zones and how our region might best be able to utilize this new tool for redevelopment. Anyone who works with investors or has an...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 as people. ...read more
Arguably, the highpoint of the Virginia REALTORS® (VR) convention in Williamsburg, September 8-11, was the election of FAAR President Drew Fristoe to the 2020 VR Board of Directors, the graduation of Carol Sondrini from the 2019 Virginia Leadership Academy...read more
The summer market continued to sizzle with an active August that posted gains in total volume, median price, and units sold with a large decrease in days on market. Total sold dollar volume increased nearly 13%, going from approximately $191.2 million in...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.