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From the NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®... Prepared by Evan Liddiard, Senior Policy Representative, Federal TaxationExample 1: Amy Agent is a single Realtor® who operates as a sole proprietor and independent contractor. She received $100,000 in net...read more
On 2-12-2019, the FAAR Technology Committee sat down with Vernon Jones, Regional Vice President, Bright MLS. Here's what we learned. CustomizationsBright MLS does have the capability to make localized customizations for an entire association or certain...read more
On Friday, Feb. 15, FAAR and our neighboring Realtor® associations are hosting an online livestream Bright MLS meet-up. Hear from the incoming Bright MLS Interim CEO and members of the Bright MLS leadership team about their plans for moving the system...read more
The 2019 real estate market kicked off with mixed results. Total sold dollar volume fell 14.5% in January, coming in at $88.961 million compared to over $104 million in January of 2018. The number of units sold decreased year-over-year over 13.7%, going...read more
A change was implemented this week regarding access to NVAR forms through dotloop®. This security measure is intended to ensure that only Realtor® subscribers or their authorized designees have access to this proprietary professional resource.Subscribers...read more
Ready to ramp up your social media marketing?Join us for a free in-person event where you'll learn how you can successfully use social media in your real estate business. Topics covered include:Introduction to social media for the real estate...read more
New Member Tools
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.