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The FAAR Special Events Committee & the FAAR Education Committee have been hard at work planning the 2019 FAAR Expo. There will be some new twists to this year’s expo with a special focus on more ways to win prizes every hour throughout the day. ...read more
by Barbara Castillo, RCE, CIPSProfessional Development Although DPOR no longer publishes an official publication of violations and disciplinary actions, the Real Estate Board meeting minutes are public record and it’s quite easy to research and compile....read more
Your copy of the May Newsletter, the FAARside is here! Crack open a copy to learn all about what’s going on in local real estate. But that’s not all! It's like a magazine, but useful! This edition includes: Update on the NAR lawsuit Expo Preview New...read more
The lackluster first quarter start to the 2019 real estate market gave way to a stronger April, notes FAAR Board of Director Phillip Blake. “Lower interest rates have helped push buyers off the fence and into the market, with some consumers choosing to...read more
Check out the blog below from the Virginia Realtors® for an update on their efforts to expand health insurance coverage for our members.By: Guest Author, Vice President of Political Operations, Anthony ReedyEarlier this year, more than 3,000 Virginia...read more
Seems like deja vu all over again, right? The National Flood Insurance Program is set to expire again at the end of May. Congress is working on yet another short-term extension. Read below for an update provided by NAR... Bipartisan...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.