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2022 FAAR Board of Directors announced Election Results 2022 Leadership Electronic balloting began August 17, ended September 15 at noon Results were announced at a general membership meeting after the virtual education originally scheduled for the FAAR trade show. ...
MBH CEO, Fred Westerlund receives national recognition with the October Search’s 2021 Leadership Award
On Wednesday, September 1, Fred Westerlund, CEO, MBH Settlement Group, was awarded the October Research 2021 Leadership Award at the National Settlement Services Summit (NS3). Established in 2012, the October Research awards program honors men and women in the title,...
While it’s not a buyer’s market yet, the Fredericksburg-area housing market continues to show indications of normalizing. August still posted very robust market numbers, but that is tempered by rising supply and slight reductions in future demand. Sold dollar volume...
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. ...
Introducing FAAR Louder, your official Association podcast! These bimonthly sessions will feature elected officials, hot topics, and news you can use. We are working to launch the podcast on your favorite apps but in the meantime, take a listen here. Episode 25:...
The Central Virginia Housing Coalition is offering upcoming courses in "How to be a Successful Renter" and "Personal Finance". The courses are free of charge, check out the information below!
New Member Tools
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.
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.
Realtor® Acronym Guide
Download this cheat sheet of Realtor®-related
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.
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.
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.
Business Letter Templates
Free template ideas penned by NAR’s Library & Archives for business prospecting or to announce new business ventures.
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.
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.
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.
Graphic Design for Realtors
Canva is a great online tool for new REALTORS® looking to create marketing content easily. View the recording of our graphic design class for tips using this editor.