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REALTORS enjoyed refreshing, reconnecting, and refocusing their business at this year's Expo REmix thanks to top-notch speakers, value-loaded classes, and over 100 vendors! Thank you to our sponsors, Fairway Independent Mortgage, 9Hammers, MBH Settlement Group, and...
2023 FAAR Board of Directors announced Election Results 2023 Leadership Electronic balloting began August 9, ended September 14 at noon Results were announced at a general membership meeting at 3 PM at the FAAR Expo. PresidentCarol Sondrini President-ElectRandy...
The local real estate continues to moderate from its meteoric rise over the last two years. While prices remain high and inventory remains below historical trends, the market continues to slow with double digit decreases in sold volume and units sold and double digit...
November 8th is Election Day! We are always voting in VA with odd year state elections and even year federal and various local elections. Voters throughout the Commonwealth will see seats for the U.S. House of Representatives and some localities like Bowling Green,...
We checked in with our agents to see how your experience in the market was so far this year. Here is what we found...even though the market is shifting, it's still an intense experience for many buyers!
The local real estate continues to fall from its meteoric rise over the last two years. While prices remain high and inventory remains below historical trends, the market continues to slow with double digit decreases in sold volume and units sold and double digit...
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.