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Changes to the U.S. Tax Code that potentially can save you thousands of dollars were enacted last year as part of the Tax Cuts & Jobs Act. The changes include a new deduction available to you as an independent contractor or sole proprietor for reducing...read more
This page sets forth frequently asked questions and answers concerning failure to complete Code of Ethics Training, and is an excerpt of enforcement-related FAQs on the Code of Ethics training requirement. What are the consequences of membership...read more
If you did not attend the October Town Hall meeting, you missed great discussion on topics ranging from the coming soon status, affiliated business disclosures, EMD misconceptions, and closing nightmares. The panel of experienced and newer agents, a lender...read more
1. ALL agents who have listings that will accept housing vouchers MUST put that information in the remarks section of their listing. (there is no other way at this time to search for them otherwise). IF THE AGENTS DO NOT PUT THAT INFORMATION UNDER REMARKS,...read more
Want to serve as a FAAR delegate to VR? Apply today! Members, You are invited to apply to be FAAR’s 2019 At- Large Delegate to the Virginia REALTORS®. If selected, the Delegate must attend the two VR meetings, the Economic & Advocacy Summit, February...read more
Meet, greet, and get festive with historic Fredericksburg homes Make connections this holiday season Don’t miss this opportunity to be the tour guide for one of Fredericksburg's finest historic homes on this annual tour presented by the Historic Fredericksburg...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.