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New Member News
SentriConnect is a mobile application that provides users with a way to receive authorization to open SentriLock Bluetooth lockboxes using a "BluCode."It is important to know that there is NO method to access non-Bluetooth lockboxes using the SentriConnect...read more
August FAARside Newsletter: Leadership Candidate Bios, Local Election Endorsements, Sentriconnect, and more!
Your copy of the Fall FAAR Newsletter, the FAARside is here! Inside you'll find candidate bios for FAAR members running for leadership, endorsements for candidates running for local elections, preview of the 9/25 expo and more! This edition also...read more
Go coo-coo for cereal collection! 2019 was another great year for the annual REALTOR® cereal drive. Help us reach the 2019 goal of 16,000 boxes, all of which go to the local area food banks. Use the cereal drive as a touch point. The cereal drive is a...read more
Sell in Caroline County? Then this is a great tool for people coming into the County who want to know more about the school system. FAAR hosted Caroline County Public School Superintendent Dr. Sarah Calveric on Monday, July 22 at the Bowling Green Town...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
FAAR welcomes the new Federal Housing Authority condominium loan policies that were finalized this week by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). By increasing the availability of FHA-backed condo loans, these changes should yield...read more
New Member Tools
Realtor® Acronym Guide
Download this cheat sheet of Realtor®-related
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.